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Heather Gemmen Wilson loves to laugh. She says, "Through all the circumstances of my life, I have gained more than I have lost ... and I'm not just talking weight." Heather is married to her best friend, Lawrence W. Wilson, a pastor, and they have a colorful blended family of...

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  1. It wasn’t what they expected….it was better….I like this statement. It’s a great way to look at things that aren’t going as we expected. God has better plans. Thanks for sharing this.

  2. that is so cool – I know it must not have been exciting while you went through all of that – but how amazing there was something so much bigger and better on the other side! I can’t help but keep saying GOD IS AWESOME!

  3. In the early ’70s, I heard an old Assembly of God preacher speak on the story from Daniel of the three men thrown into the furnace for not bowing down to the political leader.
    Reading your post, the preacher’s summation of that story came to mind: “Our God can, our God will, and if not, he has something better.”
    He is a redeemer, isn’t he? Glory.
    Blessings to you.
    Karen Rabbitt, MSW
    Trading Fathers: Forgiving Dad, Embracing God

  4. Wow. So moved by the powerful honesty in what you wrote and shared. That is real life.
    Thank you for sharing your story with us.
    God’s redeeming love and grace truly are amazing.

  5. Some time ago, I needed to buy a good house for my corporation but I did not earn enough money and could not purchase anything. Thank heaven my colleague proposed to get the loans from reliable bank. So, I did so and was satisfied with my auto loan.