Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.
Pope Paul VI, Evangelii Nuntiandi
Our splinters, scars, trials, and all that we have faced can be used to win over hearts for Christ. Below are testimonies from some incredibly courageous women, and when reading, keep in mind not only on how far they have come, but on all they have yet to give.
Anne Marie Holter It's more than just saving yourself.
Carolyn Shields A growing heart
An anonymous gal sent us a poem where she explores the dichotomy of her inner and outer beauty.
Thelma Ekeocha In one moment, Thelma's heart was shattered into a thousand pieces in France. And then reformed.
Anne Parkinson A hole was pierced in Anne's heart when she lost her father at the age of eleven, and the pain took years to heal. Read Anne's incredible testimony of finding the Father's love on a road marked with suffering.
Beth Puleo A doctor risked her life for personal gain, but Beth found it in her to forgive him.
Sarah Conrad After a four and a half year relationship abruptly ended with a phone call, Sarah was left with a diamond ring and a broken heart. Her only source of solace? The cross.
Beth Puleo Her world was rocked when a persistent brain tumor kept fighting against her as a child, but Beth fought harder. Radiation poisoned her, doctors told her she wouldn't live, and she had to quietly watch her father die as her own life seemed to be slipping away.