ReadersMagnet Review features W. Veronica Lisare, author of the book, The Other Side of Fear.
Wendy Veronica Lisare is no stranger to ReadersMagnet. We have featured Lisare and her works in the past. Today, we will revisit W. Veronica Lisare and her work, as well as recent updates about her book, The Other Side of Fear: My Journey Into Perfect Love.
W.Veronica Lisare is the pen name of Wendy Arelis. She is a mother, grandmother, and a retired nurse. Aside from her career as a medical worker, she is also a former missionary who spreads the Word of God whenever an opportunity arises. According to her Linkedin profile (Wendy Arelis), W. Veronica Lisare went to Medicine Hat College from 1972 to 1974. She then joined the YWAM or Youth With A Mission from 1997 to 1998. In 2006, Lisare attended the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, California, completing a two-year course. Lisare continues to share what she learned there.
W. Veronica Lisare’s life journey had not been an easy one. Throughout her life, she has suffered many losses and survived many trials, including an abusive childhood, a difficult marriage, betrayal, divorce, cancer, financial losses, career, and the death of a grandchild. The ministry allowed W. Veronica Lisare to begin a spiritual journey that would take her to a path of healing and forgiveness. The ministry and its teachings enabled Lisare to understand the past, accept what happened, and move forward with a new perspective. Lisare abandoned condemnation, self-hatred, and shame. With her newfound faith, she embraced her true identity as a King of kings’ daughter and entrusted everything to God. Lisare always felt that her work and training as a nurse were insufficient, but she felt that she could do more for others and their salvation with her time in the ministry.
Aside from the Spiritual healing and strengthening that the Sozo Ministry provided to W. Veronica Lisare, the missionary work also allowed her to travel to many countries and see the world. Lisare traveled to many countries, including the Philippines. Lisare went there on a three-month missionary despite suffering a bad fall that sprained her leg. She has been to Mexico, Israel, South Africa, Turkey, the Caribbean, the West Indies, many parts of the United States, and Europe.
W. Veronica Lisare served the ministry in various capacities, including becoming a prayer team leader and board member. She is very dedicated to teaching people how to pray. Sozo ministry or Sozo prayer as “a unique inner healing and deliverance ministry in which the main aim is to get to the root of those things hindering your connection with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.”
In 2019, W. Veronica Lisare published her debut book, The Other Side of Fear: My Journey into Perfect Love. In this book, Lisare shares her personal and spiritual journey in the hope of inspiring others to build a more meaningful relationship with God and to embraces spiritual truths that can make their lives fulfilling.
The Other Side of Love is a compelling narrative of ‘moving from abuse, crippling fear and low self-esteem to knowing the ultimate love of God.’ Lisare’s testimony and sharing of spiritual tools will undoubtedly provide readers with enlightenment and inspiration about God’s perfect love.
Since the release of her book, W. Veronica Lisare has participated in several book fairs and exhibitions to promote her book. The latest was the recently held The Festival of Storytellers, ReadersMagnet’s first-ever virtual book fair. Her book, The Other Side of Fear, was nominated in three Storyteller’s Quill Awards categories.
Today, W. Veronica Lisare lives in Kelowna, B.C., where she teaches about prayer, volunteers at the Pregnancy Care Centre, and sits on the Board of Directors of her church.