Choose You This Day
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer A friend reminded me last week of the day-to-day aspect of faith when she mentioned an Old Testament challenge from the great warrior Joshua: “Choose you this day whom you will serve” (Joshua 24:15 ). The reference was familiar to me, perhaps too much

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In Everything Give Thanks

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer “In everything give thanks.” Those ancient words are a tall order this year. Resentment tries to wedge in between them, dragging in excuses, arguments, and reasons for why we really don’t have to be thankful for everything. Maybe not anything. After all, this was

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Author Susan G. Mathis Shares the Sweetness of Shabbat

Today I have invited fellow author and friend, Susan Mathis, to give us a glimpse into her newest book, Reagan’s Reward, a Christmas novella from her “Thousand Islands Gilded Age” series – the American equivalent of Downton Abbey. By Susan G. Mathis Have you had the blessing

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It’s the Little Things

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer It’s the little things that make me lose my patience, my cool, or my grip on appropriate vocabulary in the English language. One of those little things is pictured above. Look closely at the wheel and note the nuts holding the bolts in place

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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Tomorrow is November 3, election day in the United States of America. Most of us who are voting have already done so. But all of us are affected by the turmoil of this year’s political races. So may I encourage you this week, rather

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