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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.

Are You Loving God Back?

My dad had many stories of the days in the early 1900’s when his mother was a girl living in a small Kentucky county, filled with hard-working farm families. When her parents had to be away from their farm, Miss Mary would come a tend to the brood of 13 ...

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The Sword You Choose

I have many stories of my old farmhouse and raising my children inside its walls. Living in an old home comes with charms. We have stained glass windows, a built-in buffet in our dining room, and old maple trees great for climbing in our yard. While updating old windows after ...

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God’s Kind of Treasure

Living in the country, you see all types of abandoned things: old barns leaning sideways, grain bins with trees growing through open spaces in their roofing, and dilapidated farm houses that once had the light and laughter of life inside their walls. Close to my country home there sits an ...

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When God Holds Your Hand

When my sister and I were little, our Saturday afternoons were spent on a shopping trip with our mother. Before our city’s large mall was built in the early 1970’s, we had an outdoor shopping center with a large department store where we would go to the second floor to ...

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God’s Wardrobe For Us

Preparing to show ourselves to the world each morning usually takes some time. We want to look our best before we face the eyes and opinions of others. The 1950’s is a good place in time to look when considering the well-dressed.  Women of the time often cared for their ...

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