Still Connected?
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Staying connected today has never been easier, thanks to technology. And it’s never been harder. There’s too much going on. In fact there’s so much going on – so much technological noise – that we can miss the more important connections in our lives.

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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Yesterday morning this double rainbow appeared in the western sky, an unusual occurrence. Typically, the bows form in the east following an afternoon or early evening shower. But just enough rain sprinkled from scattered clouds to bring the colorful bow to life. Sometimes,

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Goodreads Giveaway
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer My columbines are beginning to bloom—perfect timing for the June 1 release of Barbour’s complete print collection of The 12 Brides of Summer which contains my novella, “The Columbine Bride.” To celebrate, the authors are sponsoring a Goodreads giveaway of six copies, each

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In the cool of the day …
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… Adam and Eve heard God walking in the garden and they hid because guilt from their disobedience pressed them into hiding. By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer God took care of their guilt and disobedience, and we also benefit from His plan through Christ. However, today I want

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7 Reads for National Buy-a-Book Day

Today, September 7, is National Buy a Book Day. I’m not sure who comes up with these designations, but they’re fun to follow, and as an author, this is one of my favorites. Therefore, I encourage you to go to your local book store and buy a

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Five Reasons to Love Romance

1. Happy ending. 2. Dreams come true. 3. Hopefulness. 4. Bright future. 5. Love wins. Okay, I admit it. All five reasons sound suspiciously alike. But I love romance and August is Romance Awareness Month. Did you even know there was such a thing? It’s also National

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Three More Reasons to Read

If you’ve been following The 12 Brides of Summer, then you’ll know half of the twelve stories have been released. Book 3 is now available for download on your e-reader with three more summer-bride novellas. Stories include: Dog Days of Summer Bride by Margaret Brownley Music teacher

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Too harsh, too barren, too lifeless

Nearly everyone has heard the optimistic adage, “Bloom where you’re planted.” Though it’s become cliché, most of us give it our best shot. But what if the environment is harsh, barren, and lifeless? What if we’re all alone? What if we’re some place we really don’t want

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Pick a Tree, Any Tree

If you could be a tree, what kind would you be? No intent to wax poetic here. The great tree poem has already been written. But I’m serious – which tree do you like best? I love pine and cedar–the way they roar with the wind and

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