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books or products in our review section. Reviews are personal opinions and not recommendations.   February 22, 2023


The Vortex

          Authors: Jerry and Esther Hicks


The Vortex: Where the Law of Attraction Assembles
    All Cooperative Relationships.

Esther and Jerry Hicks, The Teachings of Abraham.
Hay House, Inc. 2009

The Vortex by Ester and Jerry Hicks is one of the Law of Attraction series. It is written as a succession of questions asked by Jerry and answered by Abraham though the channel, Esther. These teachings focus on relationships of all kinds and the false premises we have accepted into our lives that keep us caught in a pattern of creating problems. By keeping our attention on these false conclusions, we attract the negative and not-wanted outcomes. Twenty-two flawed premises are included in this writing, each with a definition and an explanation as to why it is flawed.

                    Continued in next column.

Example: Flawed Premise #3: If I push hard enough against unwanted things, they will go away.

Abraham describes how what you say yes to comes to you, but also, “…when you shout ‘no’ at something, you are including it in your Vibration also, so it then becomes a part of your point of attraction, which means - it begins to come to you.” Each premise is explained in this manner.

The book is divided into six parts.
    1. Learning to Attract Joyous Co-Creations
    2. The Perfect Mate - Getting One, Being One,
         Attracting One
   3. Sexuality, Sensuality, and the Opinions of Others
   4. Creating Positive Parent-Child Relationships in a
        World of Contrast
   5. Appreciation, the “Magical” Key to Your Vortex
   6. A Law of Attraction Workshop

These six areas explain what Abraham refers to as your ‘Vibrational Reality Vortex’ and our ‘Emotional Guidance System’, the inner system we are born with that knows our path.

Abraham’s teachings are very direct and well-explained. The main message of The Vortex seems to be how our choice of thoughts can increase or resolve problems because the vibrations they match will attract matching vibrations to us in work, personal, and parent-child relationships.

                    Continued in next column.

This quote from the book sums up the message well, “Remember that whether you are thinking about wanted things or unwanted things, you are still sending out a “request” to attract more things like the subject of your thought. And all things that happen to you - all people, things, experiences, situations that come to you - come in response to your Vibrational invitation.”

Though I had read the book before, reviewing it reminded me of how important our thoughts and focus are in creating our experiences. I believe, each time we intentionally shift our thoughts, we change our life.

                              Review by Cecilia Ray