Melissa Kimiadi of A Journey Through NYC Religions writes beautifully of how the saints, having shared in our experience of brokenness, now show us how to share in their healing in Christ:
Saints were degraded and thrown into the dirt by their own families as unwanted children. Yet, they rose above their violations through a deep conviction of divine love in their hearts. The timeless message is that that although none of us are exempt from abuse and bondage, there is always a pathway out of those troubles to heaven. [Read more at A Journey Through NYC Religions.]
Her words appear in an article she published yesterday about my apostolate to adults who have suffered childhood sexual abuse.