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.