What “Wild at Heart” did for men, and “Captivating” did for women, ‘Love & War will do for married couples everywhere. John and Stasi Eldredge have contributed quintessential works on Christian Spirituality for men and women separately but now they turn their focus to the incredible union between those two forces – marriage.
With engaging and refreshing openness, the Eldredges candidly discuss their own marriage and the insights they’ve gained from the challenges they’ve faced. Both talk independently to the reader abut what they’ve learnt, giving guidance personal immediacy and balanced male and female perspectives.
John and Stasi being love & War with an obvious but necessary acknowledgement: marriage is fabulously hard. For every minute of happy delirium, there are equal amounts of disappointment and frustration and a sense that we’ve been deluded, that this isn’t the marriage we dreamed of. Once we admit this, we are free to accept the great adventure of marriage; working together through strength gained from our own individual relationships with God, rather than looking to each other for happiness.