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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. Thank you for sharing God’s hand in turning evil around for good. All life is given by the Father. You are a vessel being used to bring healing to many hurting women. Thank you, Thank you!

  2. What a powerful testimony of faith. Such a good reminder that God can take ANYTHING in our life and turn it beautiful. Like you, I used to wonder if other people saw me as “just the girl that struggled with an eating disorder,” and thus shame followed me around for a while. I now see the power in God’s plan and I believe if He can use my story to help just one person then that is good enough for me. Thank you for sharing your story.

  3. What a powerful testimony of God’s goodness and power to heal in our lives. You have a wonderful husband too. I pray that God continues to bless you immensely. Thank you for sharing your story.

  4. Powerful testimony!! Thanks for sharing something so deep!

    God has provided, although through tragedy, a great testimony & witness for you!

    God bless you!

  5. What a beautiful story of restoration and hope! Thank you so much for sharing today. I pray that the Lord will use you in great ways to further His kingdom.

  6. A powerful witness…I can’t wait to read the book. I just ordered it. May God continue to bless you and your healing journey!

  7. Thank you for sharing your story, Heather. You write and speak with tender vulnerability and honesty, allowing others to respond in kind, letting go of shame and opening their own festering wounds to God’s healing light.

    Love you and your startling beauty.

    xo

  8. Heather please continue to tell your story for the telling of it drives darkness away from those listening or reading who have their own battles to fight. Your book is the next one to buy on my list, one for me and one for a dear friend who has a similar story. Thank you posting of how our Lord can bring beauty from such a terrible thing.

  9. I absolutely adore you for being able to be so strong and share your story. I’m only 18 years old and I’ve been through a miscarriage and went through rape and sexually abuse for many years. I felt a great pull to read your book in which I full Heartedly feel god had everything to do with. Reading your book has helped me a find a new found hope to keep moving forward with my life and not let my past tear me down. Your an amazing strong women. I look up to you greatly !