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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. I do!
    It is easy to love the lovely, isn’t it? I wish I could say I love the unlovely with the same vigor, but I do not. Yet, Christ asks us to do just that.
    Thanks for writing this…a great reminder for me to strive towards!

  2. Excellent post!
    You are right – grace starts with me. I’ll carry this with me today 🙂 Thank you!
    I plan on running a few 5k’s this year myself 🙂
    Blessings,
    Kate 🙂

  3. It is hard to be graceful when someone who isn’t is directing their “stuff” at you. But, I’m happy to know that in the midst of those moments, there is still a Voice in me that wants to respond with grace. How can that grace increase so that it becomes the first responder? That is a thought I ponder.

  4. […] I Like People Giving grace has something I’ve been thinking on a lot recently. It’s easy to love the people that love me back. And it’s easy to get frustrated when someone cuts me off when driving, when someone accidentally hurts me, etc. I want to be an example to my sons of someone who gives grace to people even when they don’t deserve it. […]

  5. […] I Like People Giving grace has something I’ve been thinking on a lot recently. It’s easy to love the people that love me back. And it’s easy to get frustrated when someone cuts me off when driving, when someone accidentally hurts me, etc. I want to be an example to my sons of someone who gives grace to people even when they don’t deserve it. […]