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My Peace I Give You

My Peace I Give You

Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints

By Dawn Eden

"A sensitive and poignant effort to offer the gift of healing to some of the most wounded people of our time, with the aid of the wisdom of the great saints. A book that is both moving and useful."

—Rev. James Martin, S.J., author of My Life with the Saints and Between Heaven and Mirth

About the Book & Author

About the Book & Author

Internationally known speaker and author Dawn Eden shows how the lives of the saints have given her hope and aided her journey of spiritual healing after childhood sexual abuse.

Read an Excerpt from My Peace I Give You

Read an Excerpt from My Peace I Give You

Dawn Eden

If you are among those victims of childhood sexual abuse, I want you to know you are not alone, you are not forgotten, and you have more friends in heaven than you realize.

Praise for My Peace I Give You

Praise for My Peace I Give You

What Rev. James Martin, Jennifer Fulweiler, Alice von Hildebrand and others are saying about Dawn Eden’s new book on healing sexual abuse.

More by Dawn Eden

More by Dawn Eden

Visit Dawn's blog, The Dawn Patrol, to buy her first book, The Thrill of the Chaste, and to read her latest news. 

Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints

Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints

Dawn Eden

One in four women, and one in six men, report having been abused in childhood. Here's my story of how I began to heal my own wounds through the lives of the saints.

Author Events

Author Events

Dawn Eden's upcoming talks and book signings.

Media Links for My Peace I Give You

Foxnews.com Live interview

Interview in National Catholic Register

Interview on Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo

Post from Patheos blogger Mark Shea

Excerpt on Catholic News Agency

  

Book Club Roundtable

The Healing Balm of the Saints

The Healing Balm of the Saints

Elizabeth Scalia

Eden takes the deeply painful, deeply personal stuff that comes up when you dredge old demons out of the murky waters, and then treats her wounds with the antiseptic of faith and the balm of the saints, in order to bring about healing and something more: real hope for the rest of one’s life.

Finding Joy & Healing in the Midst of Suffering

Finding Joy & Healing in the Midst of Suffering

Brandon Vogt

Whatever wounds you have, whether they be sexual, emotional, social, or physical, this book provides much-needed hope and relief.

The Companion of the Saints

The Companion of the Saints

Pat Gohn

The saints are boon companions, safe confidantes, and shining examples that good can come from evil, that the light of faith, eventually, overcomes any and all darkness.

You'll Never Walk Alone

You'll Never Walk Alone

Eve Tushnet

The way Eden engages with the Church and with the saints provides a model for how we can respond to our own needs and sorrows.

Best Book I've Read on the Lives of the Saints

Best Book I've Read on the Lives of the Saints

Elizabeth Duffy

In each chapter, Eden highlights a particular saint and shows how their lives can be a guide to conversion and healing. Hands down, this is the best book I've read on the lives of the saints. 

Purifying the Temple, With Some Help From Her Friends

Purifying the Temple, With Some Help From Her Friends

Michael Barrick

Regardless of one’s view of the concept of “saints,” Eden offers hope to any person who lost innocence too soon, or simply has been captivated by the materialistic culture in which we live.

The Love That Liberates

The Love That Liberates

Elizabeth Nordquist

The community of faith is always given a gift when someone tells the truth about a deep wound and seeks to bring theological and spiritual reflection to that event.

An Immense Amount Of Grace

An Immense Amount Of Grace

Mark Shea

There’s a world of sexual wounds out there, and there’s an immense amount of grace and love in the heart of God for healing those wounds (often wounds inflicted by believers).

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