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The Missing Piece of the Puzzle of our Hearts

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle of our Hearts

 You’re addicted to thrills? What an empty life!    The pursuit of pleasure is never satisfied. (Proverbs 21:17, MSG) “There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart” says Blaise Pascal. Viktor Frankl talks about “existential vacuum”. According to him meaninglessness in our lives is a hole, an emptiness, in our lives. Whenever there is a vacuum we rush to fill it with things. We keep on trying one thing after another -shopping, money, work, sex, drugs, entertainment, relationships, hobbies- but nothing fills…

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From Empty Enough to Full.Filled

From Empty Enough to Full.Filled

Nobody wants to be empty, right? Empty means poor, sad, lonely. Empty means cold, old, dead. We don’t want to be associated with those things. We don’t want to be empty. We try to fix it. But we mess up. “God gives His gifts where He finds the vessel empty enough to receive them” writes C. S. Lewis in Williams and the Arthuriad. We are not called to be empty. But we are called to be empty enough. God wants…

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Are You Empty Enough?

Are You Empty Enough?

Nobody wants to be empty, right? Empty means poor, sad, lonely. Empty means cold, old, dead. We don’t want to be associated with those things. We don’t want to be empty. We try to fix it. But we mess up. “God gives His gifts where He finds the vessel empty enough to receive them” writes C. S. Lewis in Williams and the Arthuriad. We are not called to be empty. But we are called to be empty enough. God wants…

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