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Holley Gerth is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author, counselor, and life coach. Her newest release is The Powerful Purpose of Introverts: Why the World Needs You to Be You. She's also wife to Mark, Mom to Lovelle, and Nana to Eula and Clem.

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  1. My heart is heavy for heathers famliy.. I am truley sorry for there loss.. I will send up a silent prayer for heather and her family .. God bless you all…

  2. I was on your website to find a nice prayer to say to my family during Easter dinner and I think this is the best one I have ever saw. Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful prayer with everyone who needs a little hope in there lives. I read it to my mother and she said that she deffinitly wants me to say this during dinner. Thanks again and I will be praying for you Heather.

  3. Holley, thank you so much for this. My sweet daughter is sick, so only the boys went to church today. The girly and I had our own little intimate Easter celebration, and I read this poem as part of it. Perfect.

    My prayers go out to Heather and her family. May she feel especially close to Jesus right now.

  4. This is an absolutely beautiful prayer and one that fully encompasses the true meaning & belief behind the Cross. I will be sharing this with my family today during our Easter dinner prayer. Thank you for sharing and please know that a special prayer will be said for Heather as well.

  5. What beautiful words of lifegiving truth and thanksgiving, Holley. Thank you for this wonderful prayer and praise to God — for Jesus and the hope, joy, life He brings.

    Heather, our hearts draw near to you; we are praying for you and your family. We love you, dear friend.