The weeks after the engagement and before the I do may be some of the most beautiful and worrisome days of your life, whether you are the bride or her mother. While you make decisions about flowers and food, bridesmaids and boutonnieres, you may also experience challenges, insecurities, hopes, and fears that can only be conquered with one thing: prayer. Prayer and Planning for the Big Day is a distinctive collection of wedding prayers and practical tips a bride and her mother can share as they tackle the daunting task of preparing for a wedding and marriage. New York Times bestselling authors Jill Kelly and her daughter Erin offer 40 sincere and vulnerable prayers covering topics such as trust, forgiveness, communication, character, sex, protection and provision . Each prayer is combined with an essential wedding tip that allows you both to apply your prayer petitions to your planning activities. As you share your prayers together or jot them in your Mother & Daughter Prayer Journal, you will experience the life-changing love of a God who sustains you through one of the most exciting and hectic seasons of your life.
Erin Kelly is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Poison Tree, The Sick Rose, The Burning Air, The Ties That Bind, He Said/She Said, Stone Mothers and Broadchurch: The Novel, inspired by the mega-hit TV series. In 2013, The Poison Tree became a major ITV drama and was a Richard & Judy Summer Read in 2011. He Said/She Said spent six weeks in the top ten in both hardback and paperback, was longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier crime novel of the year award, and selected for both the Simon Mayo Radio 2 and Richard & Judy Book Clubs. She has worked as a freelance journalist since 1998 and written for the Guardian, The Sunday Times, Daily Mail, New Statesman, Red, Elle, Cosmopolitan and The Pool. Born in London in 1976, she lives in north London with her husband and daughters. erinkelly.co.uk twitter.com/mserinkelly