Hanging on by the Scratch Marks My Nails Left Behind (Raw Faith) by author Elizabeth Chalker is her true-life story of her struggles through the pain and the loss of all things, including her own health. As a woman with a prominent education, and with a promising career and life ahead of her, she writes despite the ravages of Lyme disease that has consumed her daily existence. Amidst intense pain and suffering and through severe migraines, among many other debilitating physical symptoms, the author has put pen to paper to give hope to others to continue on their journey, whatever that may be. This awe-inspiring book is God inspired, encourages others to embrace God, His faithfulness and His love despite the pain and the turmoil.
Experiencing the pain of rejection from even those closest to her, she has travailed through this journey for the most part completely alone, apart from her beloved dog, Symon who is now in heaven, and the comfort and presence of the Holy Spirit. As her deep intimacy with the Lord has developed over the years, she wrote this collection of various writings/experiences that include letters and poems to loved ones as well, throughout her 20-year experience with physical illness and major life trials.
This book is one you will not forget and one that you will hold close to your heart. Her journey will inspire you to hang on, look up, and to keep walking through your dark valley that you find yourself in. She reveals a "raw faith" that will forever leave an imprint on your soul. This book comes highly recommended for those that are experiencing their own "fiery trial." May you be blessed, encouraged and impacted by the life and testimony of this one dear Sister in Christ.
To find out more about the author or how to order her book, you may visit Elizabeth at her website at Elizabeth Chalker where you can find out more about Hanging On by the Scratch Marks My Nails Left Behind - Raw Faith. You may also find Elizabeth's book Hanging On by the Scratch Marks My Nails Left Behind Raw Faith at Amazon in both paperback and Kindle.
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