"Eden describes the lives of canonized saints and saints in waiting ... revealing how and why each one offers hope for abuse victims today. By doing so, she breaks through the artificial barriers often placed between us and those mighty representatives of God."-- William Doino, Jr.
, Inside the Vatican
"Dawn Eden tackles this most difficult of issues with tenderness and grace. She mixes practical advice with inspiration from the lives of the saints, and in doing so reminds us that there are no wounds so deep that the Lord cannot heal them." --Jennifer Fulwiler
, Blogger at ConversionDiary.com
"It is my hope that this book may become a resource readily available: in churches, schools, counseling centers, young adult ministries, libraries, and hospitals. I pray that for every reader this book will be an instrument of grace and instruction." --Mother Agnes Mary Donovan, S.V.
, Superior General, Sisters of Life
"Filled with wisdom and compassion, My Peace I Give You
is Dawn Eden's gift to victims of childhood sexual abuse and anyone struggling with hurts inflicted by others. She offers inspiration from saints who were themselves abused but found healing in Christ, through whose wounds we too can be healed." --Rev. R. Scott Hurd
, Author of Forgiveness: A Catholic Approach
"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 Between Heaven and Mirth
About the Author
, a former rock journalist (Mojo
, Salon.com) and New York Post
headline writer, is the bestselling author of The Thrill of the Chaste: Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On
, which is in its eleventh printing. She has spoken about chastity and conversion to thousands of college students and young adults throughout North America and abroad. In 2010, she received her M.A. in theology from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, where she is currently continuing her studies in preparation for completing a sacred-theology doctorate in Rome.