Divinely Inspired

divinely-inspired-coverDivinely Inspired
Author: Jerry Pollock
Publisher: Shechinah Third Temple

Reviewed by: Cheryl Malandrinos


A candid and courageous memoir of one man’s spiritual journey can be found in Divinely Inspired: Spiritual Awakening of a Soul.

Jerry Pollock is born into a less than ideal family where his neglectful mother and neurotic father do not and cannot provide him with the love and nuturing all children deserve. It will not be until many years later, when Jerry begins Primal Therapy, that he will discover the repressed memories of his childhood.

Divorced from his first wife, now a full professor at Stony Brook University, and planning to marry Marcia, Jerry hears the words that will eventually change his life.

After being diagnosed with Bipolar disorder at age 50, enduring the collapse of his career, attempting suicide, and encountering a cult, Jerry returns to those words he heard a decade ago. His spiritual journey brings him past the memories, the hurts, and the disappointments of his earlier years, and moves him forward to a life of enduring richness and meaning.

If you read and enjoyed Pollock’s not-so-fictional novel, Messiah Interviews: Belonging to God you’ll want to pick up a copy of Divinely Inspired.

In true memoir form, Pollock shares his life in a candid way, holding nothing back, and the reader will be left amazed by some of the things that the author has endured. The dedication of his wife, Marica, that is also so lovingly portrayed in Messiah Interviews, also shines through in Divinely Inspired, as she supports and loves her husband through many difficult experiences.

The addition of an Epilogue that shares the author’s spiritual insights is a brave move. Having spent his life as a scientist, Pollock shares his belief that Evolution and Creation are not mutually exclusive because God is the Master Scientist. Divinely Inspired will also shed further light on the happenings in Messiah Interviews.

A true companion to Messiah Interviews, but also a book that will be enjoyed by those interested in reading how one man’s spiritual journey leads him to inner peace, Divinely Inspired by Jerry Pollock, is a unique way to discover the wisdom of God.


Filed under Biographies and Memoirs, Biography

2 responses to “Divinely Inspired

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  2. Thank You

    I’m grateful to The Book Rack for publicizing Divinely Inspired on your site. The book, in part, is written for the forgotten in our society, those that have mental illness and those whose lives have been damaged badly by abuse and lack of love growing up in dysfunctional families. Divinely Inspired also carries a spiritual message and offers one man’s Divine miracles. Going down doesn’t mean that you won’t come up. I was almost marked for dead with a suicide attempt, but I’m here to thank you.

    Life is a gift. May you and your readers have the ‘joie de vivre,’ the joy of life. And may the Shechinah (Divine Presence) be with you.

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