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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.

Exempt From Wisdom?

There is an interesting exemption to a law in the Aloha State, one you may not believe when you hear. Undercover police offices there are exempt from the law that it is illegal to engage in sexual activity with a prostitute for money. Someone thought it would be a good ...

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Susanna’s Way

Susanna raised her family 300 years ago, but her wisdom is timeless. She was the mother of nineteen children, losing nine of them in infancy or childhood. Two of her sons founded the Methodist Movement, one was a music composer. Her husband left her for a two-year period while she ...

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Well Said, Paul

The love of God is evident in our lives through a desire to help others, both spiritually and physically by the meeting of needs. Our elderly citizens who’ve spent a lifetime working and being productive, our military personnel who sacrifice so much for our freedoms, and those who live with ...

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The Habits of the Locusts

It’s good to know the habits of our enemies. Danger comes when they deceive us, turning our attention away from what needs to be done. Locusts have been around since bible times, and they are used as a metaphor in God’s Word. With names like “hopping, crawling, and stripping locust,” ...

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The Other Person’s Shoes

They stand just off of church properties, outside prison gates, and even on neighborhood sidewalks holding homemade signs stating their opinion about a person who has died, or been accused of a terrible crime. Sadly, some bring their children into these situations with them. What if the issue isn’t whether ...

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