A Riveting True Story of Courage, Healing and Love

It’s hard to imagine the emotional weight of the authority figures that bore down on Jean when she was a student at Baltimore’s Archbishop Keough High School in the late 1960s. In the end, this is a story about healing, and Jean’s ability to illuminate a powerful road map for others taking this same journey.
– Janet Rudolph

Walking with Aletheia

An absolutely outstanding book! Written so beautifully by the author Jean Hargadon Wehner. Some of the things in this book are horrifying, and unthinkable! But the book also reminds you of the in people. Jean is an amazing, brave, and inspirational human being! I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book! Melanie S.

Authority Magazine

Authority Magazine ran my feature Q&A on JournalingJean Hargadon Wehner, Walking with Aletheia – How Journaling Helped Me Be More Calm, Mindful and Resilient

Walking with Aletheia

After finishing this book it stayed with me as The Keepers did. I admire Jean Wehner so very much! The horrific true story from her is complying to the end. More important is her survival, healing and sharing this to help others heal along with herself. It’s inspiring and phenomenal. I couldn’t possibly recommend any … Read more

Profound and Courageous!

Jean has courageously written an important, profound book recounting horrific abuse by individuals who were supposed to care for and protect her and then retraumatization by institutions that were only interested in protecting themselves. Her healing process is unique and speaks to the power of the mind/body/spirit/soul to survive and heal. Fortunately, she had a … Read more

How Journaling Helped Me Be More Calm, Mindful And Resilient

Heidi Sander in Authority Magzine at Medium.com asks Jean about her journaling process: “In my journaling program, I have found that journaling can help people to become more calm, mindful and resilient. Based on your experience and research, can you please share with our readers “five ways that journaling can help you to be more calm, mindful and resilient”?

Walking With Aletheia

I’m Not a good reader, takes me forever to finish a book however Walking With Aletheia is a book you Simply Can Not Put Down ..A True Story of Courage that Offers Child Victims of Abuse Hope & Coping Mechanisms that are Helpful & Practical .

At Times I became so angry I Wished bodily harm to the Perpetrator, Father Masekil ,( should’ve been called Monster Masekil , way more fitting!)
A Must Read !


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A profound advanced psychology course

Reading Jean Hargadon Wehner’s Walking with Aletheia: A Survivor’s Memoir equates to taking a profound advanced psychology course, one focused upon world-shaking damages which the trauma of betrayal wreaks. Though she withstood the worst assaults—mind-numbing, intentional attacks against the innocent child she was—she somehow retained an impressive dignity.
– Mitzi Mabe

An astonishingly vivid “survival document”

An astonishingly vivid “survival document” by a courageous writer who spent several decades healing from numerous rapes by Catholic priests and cops at a Catholic girl’s high school in Baltimore. This shocking memoir is a “must-read” for all those who are determined to stop the sexual abuse of children.
— Tom Nugent, a reporter on the Emmy-nominated Netflix docuseries, The Keepers.