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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.

D Minor Days

It has been said that d minor is the saddest of music chords. Some of the greatest classical composers like Mozart and Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin, composed in d minor. Their music is still played today for its beauty, and perhaps for its ability to touch the human spirit. It ...

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Grace: There is Always Enough!

He was an English police officer in the early 1930’s.  One morning as he prepared for a day of work by shaving, he cut himself on his razor. Just a little nick, nothing to worry about. But not long after, a life-threatening infection began to circulate within his body. Imagine ...

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Angel Food and an Attitude

My neighborhood in the 1970’s was like many around the country—filled with local shops owned for generations by neighborhood families. We had a small pharmacy that had assisted those with illness and provided penny candy and small gifts for children for over a century, and the local beauty shop was ...

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Trusting When You Are Fearful

My mother’s soothing voice was often all I needed as a little girl to calm my childish fears. I have a memory from the age of four when an older neighbor girl told me the story of the “Bogeyman” for the first time, how he came into houses in the ...

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Never-ending Faithfulness

Every family has a story-teller, the one who shares family history, the one who always remembers a time in their family’s past, or recalls a tried and true saying that still seems to fit well in many scenarios. Now imagine sitting around the family table and telling stories of family ...

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