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Refreshingly and brutally honest, the author describes a spiritual path full of poverty, loneliness, and suffering as she struggles to come to terms with her divorce, the death of loved ones, and unrequited love. She reminds the reader that "the scandal of Christ is that to have a relationship with him means to share in his suffering," and that to live a life of radical social consciousness in the 21st century is often an alienating endeavor. King offers a genuinely moving account of her quest to follow Therese's little way, become a "victim of love" and, indeed, to redefine what love means in the modern world. Recommended for anyone who is experiencing a "dark night of the soul" or interested in contemporary spirituality."Publishers Weekly, October 2011
A wonderful walk through the life of St Therese with the honest insights from Heather King (whom I very much enjoy!). Read morePublished 19 days ago by Meredith Cook
Wonderful read. Heather King knocks it out of the park - I recommend it to anyone, especially those of us oft times sinners who are just trying to be everyday saints. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Laurie M.
Loved this book. Love Heather King's writing style. I finished the last page and opened to page one and began reading it all over again.Published 2 months ago by LORI Citsay
I loved the honesty and integrity with which the book was written. Heather 's words helped me to peel back my layers so I could deeply engage with Jesus and Therese. Read morePublished 5 months ago by camvick
Another great read from Heather King. Very inspirational without being preachy. I love Heather King's idea of praying with and for the forgotten, the ones who never recover, the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kerry from KC
Heather King is an essayist, memoirist, and blogger (see her shirt offal,e web site) who struggled with alcoholism for many years, got sober in 1987, and converted to Catholicism... Read morePublished 7 months ago by C. Zlock