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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.

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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Beneath the Surface

Dolley Madison was one of America’s early first ladies who knew how to make an appearance. She loved fashion and wore the beautiful, embroidered gowns of her time with pride. Pearls graced her neck at the many White House parties she hosted, and she almost always wore a decorative turban ...

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Fully Known

Their names are now known only to God. They were brave young men whose final earthly resting place is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.   They fought for the country they loved, one  in World War I, one in World War II, and one in Korea. These young ...

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When God Brings Forth

Her bedchamber had been a place of rest at the end of a long day’s work, a sanctuary with cool evening breezes fluttering the curtains. Now, the July heat was stifling, the room heavy with the scent of ether. She struggled to release the little soul within her, attempting to ...

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