Recent Activity

  • Lisa shared from Magnificent Devices 4-Book Bundle by Shelley Adina
    Girls should certainly be heard. It was their voices that the world was missing.
    Note: yes
  • Lisa shared from Reclaiming Nick: 1 (Noble Legacy) by Susan May Warren
    “I think we always carry the wounds the people we love inflict on us. The best we can hope for is to find someone who helps heal them, who loves us scars and all.”
    Note: scars and all.
  • Lisa shared from a Personal Document
    Home is the place where we sometimes hurt the ones we love, but the back door is always open—and there is always a seat at the table.
    Note: yes. it is.
  • Lisa shared from The Outcast by Jolina Petersheim
    “Love’s got a way of taking us where we belong.”
    Note: beautiful
  • Lisa shared from Frame 232 (Jason Hammond Novels) by Wil Mara
    Truth can be a dangerous thing, but in the end it is a good thing.
    Note: so true
  • Lisa shared from In Broken Places by Michèle Phoenix
    The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. —ERNEST HEMINGWAY
    Note: yes
  • Lisa shared from Book of Days by James Rubart
    "The path life takes us down isn't always where we would choose to go, but in the end, it is possible to wind up where we wanted to be anyway."
    Note: it is possible
  • Lisa shared from Book of Days by James Rubart
    "News travels in a small town even faster than Twitter."
    Note: yes it does
  • Lisa shared from Take a Chance on Me (Christiansen Family) by Susan May Warren
    The firstborn child is always the one who solves the mystery of parenthood. Before I had you, I watched other mothers and wondered at the bond between a child and a parent, the strength of it, the power to mold a woman, making her put all hopes and wishes into this tiny bundle of life that she had the responsibility to raise. It’s an awe-filled, wonderful, terrifying act to have a child, for you suddenly wear your heart on the outside of your body. You risk a little more each day as he wanders from your arms into the world.
    Note: this is my heart
  • Lisa shared from The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen
    A novel must be exceptionally good to live as long as the average cat. – Lord Chesterfield, eighteenth-century statesman
    Note: ha! probably some truth in that
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Lisa Bartelt