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:
Her words appear in an article she published yesterday about my apostolate to adults who have suffered childhood sexual abuse.
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.]