Synopses & Reviews
This remarkable book shows you how to grow in Christ's love for your spouse and resolve the unglamorous, everyday problems that threaten all marriages. The author, Dr. Alice von Hildebrand, includes guidance on how to deal with your spouse's annoying habits; how love will give life to even your dullest activities; how to keep work from becoming more important than your marriage; how to prevent habit from hurting your relationship; how to settle conflicts lovingly, and more.
Practical tips to help couples transform stumbling blocks in their marriage into stepping stones of love. Reveals importance of high ideals while offering advice on how to live up to those ideals daily.
"Because of human imperfections, difficulties crop up in marriage, even between people who love each other deeply. You'll soon find that for this reason, although love is a gift, it must also be learned."
So begins this remarkable book of letters to Julie, a young bride -- letters that reveal the beauty and importance of high ideals in marriage while teaching you practical tips to help you live up to those ideals daily.
You'll learn how to grow in wisdom and in love as you encounter the unglamorous, everyday problems that threaten all marriages. As the author says: "If someone were to give me many short bits of wool, most likely I would throw them away. A carpet weaver thinks differently. He knows the marvels we can achieve by using small things artfully and lovingly. Like the carpet weaver, the good wife must be an artist of love. She must remember her mission and never waste the little deeds that fill her day -- the precious bits of wool sh