"We all know that the perfect family does not exist, nor a perfect husband or wife".
- Pope Francis - Feb. 2014
In his thought provoking book, John Cogavin, sets out to demonstrate how every wife and husband, despite imperfections, can deepen and develop their relationship through their spirituality.
Reflecting on personal, Christian and married spirituality the book goes on to delve into the timeless question: What is Love?
It facilitates the couple as they journey together on their special path, exploring each other's individual uniqueness as human and spiritual beings.
Tracing the history and significance of marriage in society, the book unfolds the fundamentals of the commitment of love, involving the totality of each person. Showing how as a couple grow in friendship, fun and freedom they become what it is they wish to be in their own space, time and place.
A place where each can be vulnerable, feel like they belong and in a communion of hearts surrender to the other in the intimacy of love.
The Spirituality of Married Life; can give a once-in-a-life time opportunity to step back from the hectic pace of life, to reflect on your own spirituality from a holistic and married perspective.
The book will help those preparing for marriage, others setting out on the journey and those couples seeking added spiritual richness within their relationships.
John writes from his own life experience. He is married to Elaine and they have three adult sons. The book reflects their search together as a couple supporting each other in finding real meaning and purpose in their married life.