Essay 73 – You Are Invited

Essay 73 – You Are Invited

Jesus told a parable of a king who prepared a great wedding feast for his son. However, at the appointed hour, all the invited guests made excuses and did not attend. So the king sent his servants into the streets and alleys to quickly bring in the poor, the disabled,...

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Essay 54 – We Are What We Think

Essay 54 – We Are What We Think

Proverbs 23:7 teaches us that “as [a man] thinketh in his heart, so is he.” Science is now beginning to understand this great truth taught by God’s servant thousands of years ago. As we think and act, our brains build little connections between the brain cells...

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Essay 71 – The Light of Christ

Essay 71 – The Light of Christ

The essence of God’s spirit is light, truth, love, and goodness. This essence is what is in all things, quickens all things, and governs all things; it is the power by which all things were created; it gives life to all living things; and it is the light or...

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Essay 69 – At One with God

Essay 69 – At One with God

The whole purpose of our existence is to develop our capacity to love so that we can increase our unity with the Divine to realize a more fulfilling eternal existence full of incomprehensible joy with family and loved ones. That was the essence of Christ’s great...

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Essay 34 – Our Misguided Quest for Eden

Essay 34 – Our Misguided Quest for Eden

Reminiscing about this experience, I recalled an elderly gentleman telling me a fictional story of a Persian prince who wanted to be known as the wisest and most knowledgeable ruler of all time. So, he commissioned the intellectuals in his kingdom to gather all the...

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Essay 40 – The Power to Escape

Essay 40 – The Power to Escape

I have discovered that a key to escape the gravitational pull of our emotional black hole and to avoid the devastating effects of the delusions it creates is to internalize the truth that each one of us is a precious son or daughter of God with infinite innate worth...

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Essay 59 – Creation

Essay 59 – Creation

As I ponder how this beautiful world is an expression of God’s love for us, I am surprised by the number of people who do not see God’s hand in the creation of the universe. I marvel at the wonder of nebulae, the beauty of a sunset, the intricacies of a butterfly, the...

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Escape your Emotional Black Holes
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Emotional Black Holes
A Collection of Inspiring Essays.
God is love, and because we all have a spark of His divinity in us, we have a strong core need to love and to be loved. However, because we are born into an imperfect world, all of us have been disappointed by others we depended on for love. This betrayal creates an emotional black hole at the center of our personal universe that sucks us down into a life of loneliness, frustration and pain.
How do we escape the gravity of our emotional black holes? Can we really become free to love and enjoy life? As Mr. Hallstrom shares the life lessons he has learned from a variety of intriguing and often difficult experiences, you may discover a path of healing that leads to freedom and happiness.