‘the deep wound at the heart of love’

Fr. Dwight Longenecker has a beautiful post on Dawn Eden’s My Peace I Give You, as well as her very name. You can get a taste of her book in my long interview with her for National Review Online here and extended interview with her here. [Read more...]

Feeling Weak?

In her book, My Peace I Give You, Dawn Eden writes about questions she’s encountered in her life, confronting the memories of abuse: “How … do I take the first step? How do I find strength when all I have to work with is weakness?” I asked her about her answer: I found the answer [Read More...]

“Be good, love the Lord, pray for those who do not know Him. What a great grace it is to know God!”

In her new book, My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints, Dawn Eden writes about St. Josephine Bakhita. More from my extended exchange with Eden about the book: More people should know about St. Josephine Bakhita for all sorts of reasons, shouldn’t we? Yes, we should. I learned [Read More...]

Quiet, Soul!

In continuing conversation with Dawn Eden about her book, My Peace I Give You, I take note of a line in her book “What I truly needed was not to rile my body, but to quiet my soul.” And ask: However does anyone do that? You’re referring to a passage in chapter 4, where I [Read More...]