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Shirt of Flame: A Year with St. Therese of Lisieux

Paraclete Press / 2011 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 196
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 1557258082
ISBN-13: 9781557258083
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Publisher's Description

If you have not read Heather King before, her honesty may shock you. In this remarkable memoir, you will see how a convert with a checkered past spends a year reflecting upon St. Thérèse of Lisieux—and discovers the radical faith, true love, and abundant life of a cloistered 19th-century French nun.

Author Bio

Heather King is an ex-lawyer, sober alcoholic, contemplative, and Catholic convert who lives in the thick of Los Angeles. Her numerous other memoirs include ParchedRedeemed; Poor BabyStumble; Stripped, and Loaded. She speaks nationwide, appears monthly for Magnificat, and writes a weekly column on arts and culture for The Tidings, the archdiocesan newspaper of L.A. For info and her blog, visitHeather King: Mystery, Smarts, Laughs [heather-king.com]. 

 

Editorial Reviews

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

"If you are struggling with faith, with brokenness in your life, with an obsession, with an addiction, with a gnawing sense that your life is not what it should be, with the sense of being the outsider, an orphan at all the banquets of life, and, most of all, with the sense you don't love Jesus and he doesn't love you either, that you are nothing, then let this book find you. It's a book for those who think they might be too sick to be helped by a doctor." -Ronald Rolheiser

"This book brings out the grit of sanctity, how it is a continuous, no-holds barred full-on contact engagement with reality. The episodes from St. Therese’s life and Ms. King’s reflections concerning her own path show how both the French Carmelite and her L.A.-based follower simplify their lives, not as an escape, but precisely in order to face without distraction the gargantuan challenge and adventure of love, surrender, living out, to the last drop their embrace of the Savior of the world."—Fr. Vincent T. Nagle, Holy Family Parish, Ramallah, West Bank,
The Palestinian Territories

"A moving book written with so much humility, confidence, and love. The true meaning of the Little Way shines through Heather King’s grace-filled witness. The author’s original prayers are some of the most beautiful I have ever read." —Fr. Peter John Cameron, op, editor-in-chief, Magnificat

"Heather King’s walk with St. Therese is a profound account of turning one’s life toward the light—a journey to which, as she makes clear, we are all invited." —Bethany Saltman, essayist and poet

"What do Heather King and St. Thérèse de Lisieux have in common? Their lives of faith have been propelled by a revolutionary refusal to reduce their desire for happiness. Read this book and you will want to join them in their defense of the desires that make us human." 
—Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete, theologian, physicist, and author of God at the Ritz

"Shirt of Flame is a profound meditation on the spiritual depths that can be ours if we are not afraid to start with ourselves, with our seemingly little lives, little concerns, and limitless longings." —James Stephen Behrens, ocso, Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Georgia)

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    You'll love the author's style of writing and there is real depth here. I purchased the book a couple months ago and have read it twice. The first time it only took me a few days to get through it - I couldn't put it down. The second time I read it with a pencil in hand (underlining the gems). On my third reading this coming new year I will really savor it and with my journal and pencil with me. Please buy and read this book you will be blessed!
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