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written by: Kelli J Gavin



It has been given to me
Yet I find it difficult to extend to others
What makes me think they are undeserving
When they have deemed me worthy
I wonder if a grudge has been held too long
Maybe a past hurt that hasn’t healed
But kindness given and kindness received
Makes it easier to offer grace
When things do not go as they should
When words are said that wound
When actions prove to be self motivated
When behaviors that impact others continue
I must remember to extend grace
Knowing it may never been granted to me

Kelli J Gavin

Kelli J Gavin

Kelli J Gavin of Carver, Minnesota is a Writer, Blogger and Professional Organizer. Her work can be found with Clarendon House Publishing, The Ugly Writers, Sweatpants & Coffee, Zombie Pirates Publishing, Love What Matters, and Southwest Media among others. Kelli’s first two self published books were released in 2019 (I Regret Nothing- A Collection of Poetry and Prose and My Name is Zach- A Teenage Perspective on Autism). She has also co-authored 15 anthology books. Her 3rd and 4th books will be published in 2020 and 2021. Kelli is currently writing a book of fiction short stories.
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