"These essays encourage readers to reflect on their own means of achieving peace in their lives, making a fine addition to any general lending library!"
-Midwest Book Review
"A fascinating octopus of a book on global change, reaching in all directions at once."
"These small and simple solutions have the capacity to proliferate and create a global impact."
-Our Simple Joys
Contributions from 101 of the most prestigious thinkers, writers, public figures, and other luminaries on a wide range of topics fill the pages of this meditation on how to make the world a better place. Focusing on the large problems of the world as well as the little challenges people face, How to Achieve a Heaven on Earth tackles the momentous question of what each of us can do to improve our community, our country, and our world, one step at a time.
John E. Wade II is an author, investor, philanthropist, and founder of the nonprofit organization Soldiers of Love. An active member of his church and civic organizations in his area, Wade holds an MA from the University of Georgia and has worked in a range of fields. His extensive travels, including visits to China, India, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Jordan, and Brazil, inspired him to collect the essays in this work. Wade lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
"Powerful, engaging, inspiring! This diverse collection of essays makes real the possibility of heaven on earth."
--Meagan O'Nan, author, Creating Your Heaven on Earth
"How to Achieve a Heaven on Earth is an inspiring and uplifting book. It is a thoughtful compilation of essays and other works that address the key elements of life in today's world."
--Peter Ashenden, president/CEO, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
"This book is a miscellany of experiences and ideas from well-known people such as Mother Teresa and Warren Buffett as well as ordinary people who have had extraordinary experiences. They will inform and inspire you . . . and perhaps lead you to become one of those people who creates solutions for others and for the world instead of just complaining about the problems." --Michael Norton, author, 365 Ways to Change the World
"Some of the world's modern thinkers, leaders, activists, and writers offer insights on the world and what they believe can be done to find peace, security, freedom, moral purpose, meaning, and more." -Catholic Digest
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This book is full of optimism, spirit, rewarding current essays, and quotes from Aristotle, Buddha, the Bible, Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela and much more. Read morePublished 8 months ago by ramoramo
This was a great collection of inspirational and motivational essays that will make you rethink the way that you look at our world today. Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by Dad of Divas
How to achieve a heaven on earth is not a question that can be answered by the likes of Obama and 100 other do-gooders and fat cats. Read morePublished on January 11, 2012 by othoniaboys
How to Achieve A Heaven on Earth packs in 100 contributions from notable personalities from Al Gore and Thomas L. Friedman to George W. Read morePublished on September 19, 2010 by Midwest Book Review
Is there truly such a thing as heaven on earth? Is it something that is achievable? These two questions came to mind as I started reading this book. Read morePublished on April 24, 2010 by Cathy A. Pulsifer
The book is like no other in its intent and broad scope. It is hard to label because it is so unique. Read morePublished on February 14, 2010 by John E. Wade II