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The Unseen Essential: A Story For Our Troubled Times

3.97  ·  Rating Details ·  60 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Michael Nastasis had it all - a large home, a luxury car, a successful career, and all the trappings of affluence - until he received divorce papers and a restraining order from his wife.Filled with humor and honesty, Gills motivates readers to recognize the power of God and His redeeming salvation.
Paperback, 228 pages
Published 1990 by Love Press
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Nov 07, 2009 Elizabeth rated it liked it
Someone recommended this to me and I finally got my hands on it thanks to swaptree. I have to give this three stars because while I liked it and I plan to read the sequel, it occasionally bogged down for me. It shares a lot of theology, which is not bad, but when you already are aware of what Gills is talking about, it gets a little slow. I am interested in the story line, however, and I will read the continuation soon. Glad I read this one.
M. J.
Oct 27, 2015 M. J. rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-other
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Feb 23, 2017 Wenceslao rated it liked it
Sometimes slow but after a while it gets interesting. Though it is sad it leans on Christian stereotypes to deal with their ideas.
May 29, 2015 Sarah rated it liked it
This was a very good book overall. The story was great and I learned alot from it. There were a few things that I didn't like so I couldn't give it higher ratings. First there was some taking of God's name in vain among Christians, mostly things like g*sh and gee but they still are derived from God's name. The second thing was some watered down things that are part of the modern Gospel in it. Like asking Jesus into your heart and having a God shaped hole in your life. Otherwise the author seemed ...more
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Sep 15, 2012 Rick Wallace rated it it was amazing
Dr. James P. Gills in one of the worlds most renown cataract surgeons and he is equally extraordinary in his gift as a writer. This Christian Novel is exceptionally inspiring and empowering. The book leaves you yearning more and he does not disappoint with the sequel, "A Tender Journey"
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May 31, 2013 Orlando Morales rated it liked it
Great idea. Seemed to drag on though.
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This was a good book. I look forward to reading more of this author's work.
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James P. Gills, M.D. has earned a reputation as the most experienced cataract surgeon in the world. He is the founder and medical director of the renowned St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Dr. Gills has dedicated his life to restoring much more than physical version. His not-for-profit publishing outreach, Love Press, has distributed well over three million copi ...more
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