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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer A couple thousand years ago, an innocent Jewish girl had expectations for her future—just like all her friends. She’d met a nice guy, an honorable Jewish man who had plans. In fact, those plans were set in motion. Promises were made. Today we

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Paula Moldenhauer’s Soul Scents: Awaken

@davalynnspencer Author Paula Moldenhauer is my guest today, sharing about the “Christmas miracle” release of her devotional book, Soul Scents: Awaken, the first in a four-part series. Her book is free today on Amazon for Kindle and would make a lovely Christmas gift for someone looking to

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Christmas: The Good, the Bad, and the Pretty
Davalynn Spencer

by Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer We have St. Francis of Assisi to thank for our modern Christmas imagery. Nearly 800 years ago near Greccio, Francis staged a living nativity scene to draw attention to the birth of Christ and away from the secular materialism of the day. He

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Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Manger

Remember when Christmas was simple? You were probably a kid. Music. Pine trees. Frosted sugar cookies. Adults tend to complicate things. Parties. Pre-lit trees. Maxed-out credit cards. Sometimes in our attempt to simplify, we say no to all things Christmas. We go overboard and throw the baby

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