Dr. Helen Scieszka's desire to heal the emotional wounds of people is a calling; it is definitely her mission. To accomplish this, she has turned her talents to Catholic fiction and uses the mighty pen as part of the healing process.
She writes from her experience as a therapist and her love of the Catholic faith in the Catholic fiction series Little Girl Lost, Little Girl Found.
With each entry in the trilogy, Dr. Scieszka takes the reader on a slow, gentle, loving healing journey. She use her fiction series to address the pain of long-held emotional or physical trauma in a way that allows and encourages the reader to experience healing as well.
As anyone who has made the determination to heal from one sort of trauma or another, the journey towards wholeness is neither quick nor painless; but with Dr. Scieszka, the journey is covered in love and faith making it more lasting, more attainable.
To read more about Dr. Scieszka's Little Girl Lost, Little Girl Found series, read the current article on her work in The Compass.