By F. Elaine Olsen

past the Scars used to be born out of ailment. phrases that had quietly amassed in Elaine's center in the course of months of severe, actual ache, finally surfaced onto paper to function her catalyst for therapeutic. As she neared the tip of her melanoma remedies, Elaine learned that yet one more, complicated trip awaited her-the trip of survivorship. The woundings that she had obtained in the course of her struggle for survival surpassed fleshly scars; her woundings went deeper. the place desire as soon as reigned in Elaine's center, hopelessness crept in as alternative. phrases of witness, as soon as simply spoken and written, have been stolen through silence. In that tricky position among what "once was once" and what "could be", Elaine had a decision to make: existence on carry or lifestyles lived ahead.

Beyond the Scars used to be and remains to be an affidavit to her daring selection for soul-survivorship. past the Scars is a bold invitation in the event you are anguish to assert the last word concerning their ache, to stay existence ahead past their scars. via 40, faith-based narratives, Elaine shepherds the wounded down the trail of survivorship via confronting them with the desire and witness of Jesus Christ. With the analyzing of, reflecting upon, and responding to the phrases written in past the Scars, the wounded could have the chance to arrive past their temporal soreness with a purpose to seize God's everlasting hope.

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