I will start off by stating that I am not a new bride but have been happily married for twelve years. Yet, the title of the book intrigued me. It is a topic I have not previously seen covered. Admittedly, I thought the book was going to be about specific prayers to cover your husband but I was pleasantly surprised.
The author candidly talks about the influence her parents' marriage and subsequent divorce had on her marriages. She speaks how her unresolved insecurities and issues infiltrated her marriage after destroying her first marriage. This served as a warning for couples to see the importance of resolving their issues and expectations prior to marriage.
Every day's reading includes a Prayer Prompt section as well as a Wife's Call to Action. The prayer prompts are filled with Scriptures and the prayers are more focused on God helping the wife rather than change my husband prayers. The call to action is exactly that. Wives are encouraged to journal in order to put into action the knowledge they are gaining from God's Word through prayer.
I expected the book to be about areas I should pray in regards to my husband but it has proven to be a refresher course on how to maintain the established boundaries for veteran married couples while offering newlyweds practical, informative strategies on how to ward off the inevitable attacks from satan. I highly recommend this book to both.
I received complimentary copy of this book from Cross Focused Reviews in exchange for an independent and unbiased review.