Take a look at the gospels with married eyes. The Pearl of Great Price: Gospel Wisdom for Christian Marriage shows married and engaged couples how to pray and reflect on God's Word together, allowing the beautiful intimacy of prayer in marriage to become reality. This simple yet profound book considers such basic gospel stories as Joseph's wedding jitters, the angel's appearance to Mary, and the wedding at Cana 'al providing spiritual meaning for today's couples.
Inspired by lectio divina, an ancient Christian prayer technique, The Peal helps couples deepen their marital relationship and find God at the heart of their marriage. It is a wonderful guide for marriage preparation and enrichment and makes a meaningful wedding or anniversary gift. This tiny book fits conveniently into both pockets and busy lives, but its big title reminds us that like al of God's gifts, a good marriage is worth more than a world of possessions.
Julie McCarty is a freelance writer and has been published in numerous religious journals and newspapers. She has a master's degree in theology from the University of St. Thomas (St.Paul, Minnesota). Julie and her husband Terry have been married since 1984 and speak to groups about topics related to marriage spirituality. To learn more about Julie McCarty, please visit her website: www.juliemccarty.com