In her July 2016 newsletter NZ author Joy Cowley announced her latest publication:
“…A very different book, newly launched is a collection of spiritual reflections for couples. It is called Made for Love is without gender and is especially for people whose love is outside tradition. I was asked to write this book by a man who produced some alarming figures. In 2012 over 350 gay men committed suicide in New Zealand, many of them young men who had experienced discrimination and bullying. At an early stage in the writing I realised this book wasn't just for gay people, but for all couples living a commitment of love. "Made for Love" has fine art work by Aucklander Miranda Brown and is being published by Pleroma Press in Otane, Hawkes Bay.”
Made for Love: Spiritual Reflections for Couples is available from Pleroma Press in New Zealand. Also available is her small format gem, Notes to a Friend. Published in 2013 it is a series of poetic 'letters' (Dear friend...) written around a number of themes including, devotion. simplicity, discipline etc.
It was reviewed in a recent edition of NZ Independent Catholic publication, Tui Motu. You’ll find the review here. And my own reflection is that it’s a really lyrical and thought-provoking collection of reflections, which I will dip into often.