An Unexpected Freedom: Discover Peace and Joy in the Reality of Life by Tara LalondeAn Unexpected Freedom: Discover Peace and Joy in the Reality of Life by Tara Lalonde

An Unexpected Freedom: Discover Peace and Joy in the Reality of Life

byTara Lalonde

Paperback | December 10, 2016

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In An Unexpected Freedom Tara guides her readers on a perceptual journey into the valley of death to self and up the other side to find freedom that is not dependent upon changing life circumstances. She begins with exposing mistaken beliefs about how life in our culture works and who we perceive God to be. Then she helps readers to understand the real hope we have in God and applies that hope to how we see ourselves and our life circumstances. Through letting go of our preconceived ideas and ideals of how we think life should go, we are freed to see life through God’s perspective and are more able to experience the peace that surpasses understanding that Scripture talks about. 

Tara Lalonde is a registered psychotherapist in Ontario, author, and speaker who has been helping people find life transforming change for over a decade. She has a Masters of Divinity from Tyndale Seminary and a PhD in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, which allow her to not only address therapeutic issues, but also equi...
Title:An Unexpected Freedom: Discover Peace and Joy in the Reality of LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.46 inPublished:December 10, 2016Publisher:Tara LalondeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194352677X

ISBN - 13:9781943526772


Table of Contents

CONTENTSForeword IntroductionPart I: They Want Us to Believe What? 1 Impact of the World 2 Shifting Roadmaps 3 In the Church 4 Beyond Lordship to Discipleship Part II: What Foolishness is This? 5 Life Under the Sun 6 There Will Be Trouble 7 God's Inscrutable Ways 8 What Exactly Does "Good" Mean, Anyway? 9 What's Counting the Cost About? 10 Impossible "Shoulds" or Unexpected11 When Branches Flourish Part III: Dying to Self Changes Everything 12 Understanding our Inherited Identities 13 Understanding our Expectations 14 Unmerited Identity 15 Curious Case of a Calling 16 A Prevailing Purpose 17 Letting Go of What's Lost 18 Less of Me - More of You 19 Freedom to Be Who I Am Intended to Be 20 A New Reality Acknowledgments Endnotes Bibliography Additional Recommended Reading About the Author

Editorial Reviews

"With the same blend of passion and intellect she brings to the set on 100 Huntley Street, Tara Lalonde now brings to the written page. An Unexpected Freedom makes the case that when one aligns their perspective of life with God's perspective, freedom occurs." John Hull, Host of 100 Huntley Street, Lead Pastor, Eastside Church