Which Came First: the Answer or the Question?
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer I believe some miracles lie in the timing of our prayer because God has already supplied the answer. Maybe we just haven’t read far enough into the book. Maybe we paused in our reading one morning at the breakfast table and told God we

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Time: a prequel to eternity
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer I have often heard preachers and teachers describe our temporal existence as a blip on a radar screen compared to unending eternity. I believe they are correct, based on several scriptures that support their line of thinking. Psalm 103:15-16 is one: As for man,

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As Far As the East is From the West
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Tuesday mornings I can hear the garbage truck as it makes the corner down the road from my house. I’m on an every-other-week pick-up schedule, and this last “other week” was a doozy. Every time I walked past the big blue roller bin behind

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National Book Lovers Day

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Today is National Book Lover’s Day! I hope you will find opportunity to turn off the television, silence your smartphone, and escape into a good book. You could read a biography, a how-to, a mystery, or an action-packed adventure. And if you enjoy Western

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Is There an Antidote?
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer At my last annual checkup, I told the doctor I thought I had a spider bite. The doctor told me spiders don’t bite. Clearly, he’d never seen the movie Spiderman. I’d been working in the yard a few days earlier and bore what I

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