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To Joan of Arc
Saint Therese of Lisieux

When the Lord God of hosts gave you the victory,
You drove out the foreigner and had the king crowned.
Joan, your name became renowned in history.
Our greatest conquerors paled before you.

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A Brief Review of

Shirt of Flame:

A Year with Saint Therese of Lisieux.

Heather King.

Paperback: Paraclete Press, 2011.
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Reviewed by Stephen Taylor.

The moment I began to read Shirt of Flame: A Year with Saint Therese of Lisieux, I knew that something very special was happening; an epiphany if you like.  Heather King does not pull any punches or hide her own sins.  In fact, she hangs them out for all to see and then places them in the context of her relationship to God.  There is a bravery in this act that most writers would never dream of attempting.

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