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Lisa

Lisa
My husband Dan and I have three children and three grandchildren. We live in central Illinois. I am a graduate of The Institute of Children's Literature, a member of faithwriters.com, and a member of SCBWI. My writings have been published at chirstiandevotions.us, in DevotionMagazine, the PrairieWind Newsletter, and here at thebottomline.co.

Sooner Than You Think!

 Quick solutions have been around for hundreds of years.  They promise relief from physical or  emotional pain, or  appeal to our desire to improve our well-being in some fashion. But their consequences often come to light only when it’s too late for a change of course.When we are suffering or ...

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Does God Get Emotional?

Ah … the rainbow of emotions! We can be green with envy one day, feel red-hot anger the next, or be overcome with the blues when we’re saddened. Sometimes, we may feel greens, reds, and blues in one day’s time! Whether it’s anger that pops up at an  inconvenient time, ...

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Could What You’re Practicing Preach?

While a human eye has one lens with which to observe an image, many insects have hundreds! Each “eye,” then, can see part of the overall picture, and  these little creatures rely on their many eyes to detect movement around them. When it comes to seeing underwater, the shark has ...

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Sole Dance–How to Please An Audience of One

There are many types of dance that cannot be done alone. Imagine a finely dressed gentleman attempting to Foxtrot without a partner, or a graceful lady waltzing around a ballroom floor alone!  Life is filled with occasions that require more than one individual to do the exact same thing or ...

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Playing to the Crowds

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players … ” William Shakespeare wasn’t the first to observe the human behavior of drawing attention to oneself, but he  did pen a memorable poem about this plight! The temptation to play to the crowds comes to most ...

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