Unhitching from the Crazy Train provides the humorous inspiration, psychological insights, and biblical truths you need to find rest in a world you can’t control. Revealing that most of the craziness of life stems from unrealistic expectations, counselor and author Julie Sparkman offers practical insight for how to let go of unintentional efforts to corral and control people and circumstances. Replace unrealistic expectations with God’s bigger picture, and experience a deep, soulful rest.
|Publisher:||New Hope Publishers|
|Edition description:||RELIGION / Christian Life / General|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Jennifer Phillips is the gifted author of 30 Days of Hope for Adoptive Parents and the widely praised book, Bringing Lucy Home. She is an adoptive parent to a loving little girl she and her husband affectionately named Lucy. Actively involved in discipling women, she is also a volunteer at her children's school. A psychology graduate of Samford University (Birmingham, Alabama), she served as executive director for the local Sav-A-Life, a national network of crisis pregnancy centers. She and her husband Brian serve in Australia with University Impact, a franchise of Campus Outreach but now still call Birmingham, Alabama home. For more information, visit her blog at jenniferphillipsblog.com.
Table of Contents
Introduction: What This Book Is Not 21
Chapter 1 Are You Done Yet? 29
Chapter 2 If It Is to Be, It's Up to Me 47
Chapter 3 Leaving the Old Yoke Behind 61
Chapter 4 The Deadly Theology of Good Choices 79
Chapter 5 Incompetent and Unashamed 95
Chapter 6 Hearing Jesus above the Roar of the Train 109
Chapter 7 Aligning Your Thinking with Your Theology 127
Chapter 8 Resting in Your Treasure 147