The Potential of “Except”
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer No, you didn’t misread that title, nor did I use the wrong word—except rather than accept. People frequently confuse these homophones (they sound alike). “Accept” means to receive; “except” means to exclude, make an exception. Everything except this or that. An *Old Testament

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Never Give Up
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer It had been several months—a season, in fact—since I’d bought coffee at our church’s in-house coffee shop, and I needed a cup of pumpkin-spice latte. NEVER had I received an anti-splash sticker in the past. Maybe it was a new thing they’d started.

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A Light on My Path
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Last week my son posted a video of his drive to work in Cripple Creek, Colorado, along what is known as Shelf Road. (I shared it on my Facebook page.) There is a very good reason this byway is called Shelf Road, or

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To Read or Not to Read
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer In 2016 I read several new-to-me authors along with my standby favorites. Not all their books were new releases; several were older. Today I want to share twelve authors with you that I enjoyed last year. The list is a mix of contemporary

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Resolution or Revolution?

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Help—my plate runneth over! Anyone else feel the same way? I don’t need One. More. Thing. To. Do. But neither do I need resolutions. I need a revolution—a change. A way to declutter, delete, and delegate some of the activities and obligations in

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