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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.

Unknown One, Known to One

Forty years ago, a fragile, elderly lady passed away quietly in a state-run home where she had spent over 50 years. No one knew her name, she could not tell them. No one knew from where she came, she had been found by a policeman as she wandered aimlessly on ...

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Desired Things

What kind of thoughts does the word “desire” bring to your mind? Some think of riches while others covet the prestige of position–a name known to many. Some have longings for a family of their own, and others dream of a life of service. Sadly, some minds tend towards darker ...

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What is Your Life?

The Bible says that my life on earth is a mere mist—and so is yours! This is a truth we seldom think of until we have lived several decades. When we are young, we often believe we have “forever.” My hometown was settled in the 1830’s along the banks of ...

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What We Cannot Share

In our families we share many things. Some things we receive from our beginning, like blue eyes, or tall stature, or curly red hair. Some are treasures passed down, like an old piece of furniture, a vase that has held everything from anniversary roses to dandelions from a child’s small ...

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Hidden Beneath the Symptoms

It’s our nature to become overly focused on unpleasant symptoms. Relief will drive us to try many things, some of them questionable. But the danger in relieving only the symptoms is that if we fail to look beneath them, we may not deal with the cause in a timely manner. ...

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