Live at the Speed of Life
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer A new year. A new month. A new week. Do you ever get the feeling that you have to gear up and get a jump on things? Get a head start? But a head start on what? Anxiety, stress, over-achieving? Completing that to-do list

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Always Before Me
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer New beginnings. Technically, that’s a redundant phrase – like tuna fish. If something is a beginning, then it’s new. And if it’s new, then it’s the beginning of something different. However, our ears seem to like the sound of “new beginnings.” It rings with

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Are We Storing the Light?
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Solar lights mark the junction of my driveway with the main road. On sunny days, they collect enough energy to cast a soft glow after dark, lighting the entrance to our drive. I never have to turn them on and they cost me nothing

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The New Year Rises

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer The New Year rises ahead of us like an imposing mountain range. A few of us actually want to scale the high peaks. We’re unable to resist the compelling call of adventure and challenge. Others don’t mind the winding roads that interlace the mountains,

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Excuse me, God, but you’re interrupting.

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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