Vernon Howard was born in Haverhill, MA on March 16, 1918. When he was a boy his family moved to California where he lived for many years. He began writing and lecturing there on spiritual topics.He eventually moved from Los Angeles to Boulder City, Nevada where he lived and taught for many years. In 1979 he founded New Life Church and Literary Foundation. Vernon Howard broke through to another world. He saw through the illusion of suffering and fear and loneliness. From 1965 until his death in 1992 he wrote books and conducted classes which reflect a degree of skill and understanding that may be unsurpassed in modern history.