Unhitching From the Crazy Train: Finding Rest in a World You Can't Control
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About "Unhitching From the Crazy Train: Finding Rest in a World You Can't Control"
:YOU HAVE A PICTURE OF HOW LIFE SHOULD GO. We all do. The dream job. Close friendships. Loving, grateful children. A perfect marriage. But more often than not, life doesn't go according to plan. So we corral and control,determined to make our picture come true. Our emotional, spiritual, and even physical well being are taken for a crazy ride as our very sanity becomes dependent on how close reality matches our expectations. No wonder we're exhausted. We're hitched to the crazy train and we want to get off. But how?"Come to Me," Jesus says, "and I will give you rest."Join counselor and teacher Julie Sparkman as she explores Jesus' gentle yet costly invitation to true rest.
Meet the Authors
Julie Sparkman brings fun and practical insights to serious topics such as applying the gospel to otherwise everyday crazy relationships. A full-time certified counselor by the American Association of Christian Counselors, she is the cofounder and executive director of Restore Ministries, a counseling service for men, women, children/teens, and college students. She is the author of Unhitching from the Crazy Train, which is based on a small group curriculum by the same name. She calls the greater Birmingham, Alabama, area home, where she has been instrumental in creating and training pastoral care teams.
Jennifer Phillips graduated from Samford University. she then worked with Sav-A-Life, a national nerwork of crisis pregnancy centres, eventually becoming its Executive Director. She and her family currently live in Brisbane Australia.
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If you want a life that is deeply rooted in the gospel, and a faith that can withstand the tempests of life, this book is for you. In today's world, there is no shortage of "experts" trying to sell you their strategies for attaining the perfect life. "Unhitching from the Crazy Train" is different: it serves as a guidebook for those who are ready to live in the real world, where things rarely go to plan. This book is for all those who long to take Jesus at his word: "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light" (Mt 11:28-30).