Endorsements for The Soul Currency® Institute’s primary textbook, Soul Currency: Investing Your Inner Wealth for Fulfillment and Abundance by Ernest D. Chu
“This book will bring you joy, success, and fulfillment.” — Deepak Chopra, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
“Ernest Chu’s Soul Currency puts the soul back into currency, revealing it as the energy exchange that it is. He reminds us that money making for its own sake doesn’t compare to a spiritually liberating relationship with our livelihood that benefits not only ourselves but contributes to the well-being of all sentient beings. Don’t just read this book — practice its principles and you will realize the prosperity that comes from understanding money’s true place in our life as an energetic exchange of currency, service, and being a beneficial presence on the planet.” — Michael Bernard Beckwith, founder of Agape International Spiritual Center and author of Spiritual Liberation — Fulfilling Your Soul’s Potential
“Soul Currency is a unique and vital work that heals while it harvests the spiritual reality of currency. There is no question but that this book is headed for a major publication and a huge audience as it gives us a magnificent perspective on the wealth of the soul and an entirely new way of looking at and achieving abundance. There are few books more current than Soul Currency!” — Jean Houston, scholar, philosopher and researcher in Human Capacities, and one of the foremost visionary thinkers and doers of our time. She is long regarded as one of the principal founders of the Human Potential Movement. She is the author of 19 published books.
“Soul Currency is a powerful blend of spiritual philosophy and scientific principles merged into the perfection of a real formula for joy and abundance — both material and spiritual. In seven concise chapters, Chu candidly shares his personal journey from tragedy to success to illustrate precisely how Soul Currency works. In doing so, the power of his time-tested formula becomes so clear that we can’t wait to apply his discoveries in our own lives. Your reward for opening the first page of this book is how quickly you’ll recognize the magnitude and value of your own Spiritual Currency. The bottom Line: Ernest Chu gives our mind a reason to accept what our heart already knows — that love is the great healer of life, and the current of our love is the power to liberate our greatest gifts for ourselves, and the world. I love this book!” ― Gregg Braden, New York Times bestselling author of The Isaiah Effect, The God Code and The Divine Matrix
“Soul Currency is a much needed, astute, and spirit-centered guide to true prosperity. Ernie Chu delivers a wealth of principles, vision, and experience, which applied can move your prosperity ahead by light years. I highly recommend Soul Currency to anyone who wants to get the source of true riches and bring them to life every day.” — Alan Cohen, author of I Had It All the Time
“Your spirit moves before your finances are realized. Soul Currency eloquently teaches you how to manifest the earnings that you desire and deserve.” — Mark Victor Hansen, co-creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul and co-author, Cracking the Millionaire Code and The One Minute Millionaire
“Ernest Chu’s new book, Soul Currency: Investing Your Inner Wealth for Fulfillment and Abundance, is more than just a book about prosperity, but rather about the richness of the relationship you have with yourself and all those around you. True wealth comes from within, and Soul Currency provides you with the roadmap….” — John Gray, Ph.D., international bestselling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
“Soul Currency is a delightful and important book for anyone who wants to create both inner and outer prosperity. Reverend Ernie Chu shares from the heart and uplifts the reader with his guidance and wisdom.” — Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author, How Did I Get Here?
“Ernie Chu’s new book emphasizes that the essence of our soul’s currency is love and the power of love in creating a whole life rather than fragments. It is a book I highly recommend.” — Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., internationally recognized authority in the fields of psychiatry, health, and education and author of many books, including Love is Letting Go Of Fear and Teach Only Love: The 12 Principles of Attitudinal Healing
“In Soul Currency, Ernie Chu explains the connection between your soul currency and creating prosperity. I highly recommend this dynamic book.” — Hale Dwoskin, author of the New York Times bestseller The Sedona Method
“Ernie Chu is the perfect person to write a book about spiritual wealth and financial health. Descended from a legendary Confucian grand master, he has years of experience and the modern-world skills of a billion-dollar investment banker. Ernie has written an exceptional book that shows you how to invest your inner wealth to create purpose and prosperity in your life. His healthy prescription for a fulfilling and abundant life will truly change your life.” — Terry Shintani, MD, JD, MPH, bestselling author of The Hawaii Diet; The Eat More, Weigh Less Diet; and The Good Carbohydrate Revolution; designated as a “Living Treasure” by the State of Hawaii.
“Ernest Chu rescues the masses from their mundane concerns about money with an uplifting, hopeful book. Engaging, heartfelt and highly informative, Soul Currency is filled with practical insight. Chu takes the reader by the hand through the often woebegone land of financial frets to discover how it’s not only possible to maintain equanimity in times of economic strife, but how to use these experiences as a catapult to tap an immense vein of wealth. His careful marshaling of evidence illustrates how human beings can rebound even in the most adverse circumstances when they allow themselves to be led by their impeccable inerrant guidance system — the Soul. This valuable book bridges the gap between material success and spiritual fulfillment.” — Maureen Whitehouse, Expert in Personal Development and Enlightenment, Founder of Axiom, Inc. and author of the bestselling, award-winning book, Soul-Full Eating.
“Ernest Chu’s easy-to-learn concepts in his Soul Currency: Investing Your Inner Wealth for Fulfillment and Abundance, will teach you to powerfully unleash your inner capital, keep your spiritual and material bank accounts filled to the brim, and prosper your soul… ” — Jason Oman, coauthor of the Amazon No. 1 bestselling book Conversations With Millionaires
“Rev. Ernie Chu has written a ‘must read’ book that shows us where the real value is in life and its deeply spiritual nature, no matter what it may seem. I agree that forgiveness is the grand key to release what he calls “counterfeit currency” such anger, blame, resentment, etc., and that true Soul Currency opens the way to radical empowerment, passion and prosperity.” — Colin Tipping, bestselling author of Radical Forgiveness and Spiritual Intelligence at Work
“I love Soul Currency: Investing Your Inner Wealth for Fulfillment and Abundance. Ernie offers practical and easy steps to manifest your dreams and create inner and outer wealth. Savor the advice and insights; add flow and the richness of purpose to your life.” — Sandy Grason, international speaker, author and founder of Journalution: Journaling to Awaken Your Inner Voice, Heal Your Life and Manifest Your Dreams
“Soul Currency is a beautiful, heartfelt, easy to read book which offers a refreshingly insightful path to abundance and fulfillment. Ernie Chu is a spiritual visionary who experienced his own financial dark night of the soul and learned how to find the way back to happiness, inner peace, and financial wholeness even when it appeared that all had been lost. In this delicious book, Ernie invites you to join him for a bountiful meal and conversation about what you think is lacking in your life. In the course of that conversation you will learn a path to prosperity rooted in love and creativity rather than desire and greed. You will learn that the magnificent abundance you seek is already within you. I highly recommend Ernie Chu, and I highly recommend this wonderful book!” — John E. Welshons (“Ramananda”), author of Awakening from Grief and When Prayers Aren’t Answered
“There are prosperity teachers who talk abundance, and millionaires who walk abundance. Ernie Chu is a millionaire prosperity teacher who walks his talk. In his book, Soul Currency, he’ll show you how to, as well” — Cary Bayer, author of Prosperity Aerobics
“Ernie Chu’s message in Soul Currency is crystal clear and should help a wide range of people on their journey find relevance and meaning in their lives. It’s a great message and should be told.” — Michael A. Stephen, retired chairman of Aetna Insurance and author of Spirituality at Work
“Rev. Ernie Chu’s Soul Currency is absolutely soul savvy! A practical, thought provoking, and certainly inspirational book that will infuse your spiritual essence into your material existence. Finally… true abundance can be yours. — Dr. John F. Demartini, author of How to Make One Hell of a Profit and Still Get to Heaven, featured in the movie The Secret and on Larry King Live
“Having been the CFO of publicly held companies, Rev. Ernie Chu has the perfect background to blend the spiritual principles of prosperity with the wisdom of sound financial practices. Soul Currency will help you discover what turns you on, and then help you to turn it on. Soul Currency will assist you in living a fulfilling life while being in the affluent flow of Spirit.” — Christian Sorensen, D.D., author of Catch the Spirit: Flying Through Life and Catch the Spirit: Riding the Waves, and founding Community Leader, United Centers for Spiritual Living (UCSL)
“Grounded in ancient spiritual principles, Ernest Chu’s new book, Soul Currency, is the perfect modern and practical guide to living a prosperous life.” — Chris Michaels, founder of the Center for Spiritual Living in Kansas City, Missouri, and author of Your Soul’s Assignment and Spirit is Calling – A Daily Journal
“As an investment banker, Ernest Chu is brilliant. As a teacher of Ancient Wisdom and Universal Principles, he is a Master. When you blend these facts together and put them in a book, you have Soul Currency. Ernie is a guide we can trust because he has already been where he wants to lead us… he has already created a life full of prosperity, purpose and meaning. He has scouted the terrain and makes the journey to a life truly worth living not only enjoyable, but obtainable. That’s my kind of teacher.” — Dennis Merritt Jones, D.D., author, The Art of Being ~ 101 Ways To Practice Purpose In Your Life
“Ernie Chu has written an extraordinary book called Soul Currency: Investing Your Inner Wealth for Fulfillment and Abundance. It combines the higher principles of living and success with simple, practical methods to achieve that which is important in life. It takes its readers by the hand and gently guides them with compassion and wisdom to discover the great potential and magic of the human equation. It deserves a special place on everyone’s bookshelf…” — John Harricharan, award-winning author of When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat and The Power Pause Program
“With his book, Soul Currency, Rev. Ernie Chu has given us a fascinating, thought-provoking, and thoroughly practical guide to a life of prosperity and fulfillment. It’s an excellent addition to anyone’s spiritual resource library, filled as it is with inspiring true-life examples and simple exercises that jolt one into new levels of awareness.” – Rev. Alan A. Rowbotham, minister emeritus, First Unity Church, St. Petersburg, Florida; former president, Association of Unity Churches; author of the newsletter, Spiritual Solutions; and developer of the Eightfold Path to Prosperous Living program
“Soul Currency is a truly original book that could only have been written by Ernie Chu. Using his one-of-a-kind background in high finance and years as a spiritual teacher, he shows readers how to discover wealth within and provides a step-by-step primer for creating a fulfilling and prosperous life. This wonderful book is filled with instructive, heart-warming examples and terrific exercises and is must reading for anyone looking to find greater richness in every part of life.” – Michael C. Rann and Elizabeth Rann Arrott, authors of Shortcut to a Miracle: How to Change Your Consciousness and Transform Your Life
“Real money is an illusion; Soul Currency is real! Thank you for bringing this much-needed book to the world, especially at such a critical time in history, when the world is being challenged to work together in harmony, utilizing all our assets in a more efficient and productive manner. Everyone on the planet needs to read this book and embrace the principles contained within. By doing so, it is my belief that world hunger would cease; wars would diminish; people of different cultures, gender, and special needs would understand each other at a very deep level. We would all be able to open our hearts so that we could see the many gifts and strengths we have in our ‘spiritual pocketbooks.'” We would realize our true worth and transform it into cash in hand. An absolutely spectacular read – again and again!” – Karen Simmons, Founder & CEO, Autism Today, the world’s largest one-stop autism website, and author, Little Rainman, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Children with Special Needs