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Happy Birthday

Posted on July 3, 2017 by

by Davalynn Spencer Today is my youngest granddaughter’s birthday. It is also my mother’s. When girl-child number 3 was born, I felt an ancestral connection run through me that I’d not felt before. July 3 linked my mother to…

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In the Cool of the Day

Posted on July 13, 2016 by

by Davalynn Spencer I did it unintentionally. Can you relate? Have you ever done or said or written something without meaning to? Usually we equate such oversites with negative impulses. But what I did—I now believe—was a subl…

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Small Change – Big Difference

Posted on March 21, 2016 by

by Davalynn Spencer The smallest lifestyle change often makes the biggest difference. For me, that change was found on the tuning dial of the clock radio next to my bed. Every morning at 5:30, the radio kicks on to a “light prai…

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Majestic Wonder

Posted on October 12, 2015 by

  by Davalynn Spencer Before the mountains were born or You gave birth to the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God. —Psalm 90:2 From my kitchen window, I can see storms spawning off the …

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Sometimes Life’s a Rodeo

Posted on June 12, 2015 by

by Davalynn Spencer Ever land face down in the dirt and wonder what hit you and why you didn’t see it coming? Yeah, me too. That’s when I realize the old phrase, “It’s a jungle out there,” just isn’t true. It’s a rod…

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Scarred But Standing

Posted on August 9, 2013 by

by Davalynn Spencer “I didn’t see that one coming.” “How could God let this happen?” “What now?” Been there? I dare say, most have. We lose our job, our home, our love, our way. We struggle to get back up, dig out th…

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Posted on July 22, 2013 by

“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles”(Isaiah 40:31). Most summer mornings I spend a few minutes on the front porch of our hilltop home watching a pair o…

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Space Beetle

Posted on July 5, 2013 by

“Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us” (Romans 8:26). Brea slipped from her chair at the crowded res…

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A Second Chance at Life

Posted on July 1, 2013 by

by Davalynn Spencer The smoke plume rose above the hill like a Genie from a bottle, twisting in on itself only to churn higher, spread wider. For one surreal moment I thought I was living out a scene from my upcoming novel, The Ra…

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