A Different Perspective
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Have you heard of the two-week rule? I often refer to it when deciding how I like a new purchase, the rearrangement of furniture, or a questionable repair job. The rule goes like this:             “Give it two weeks. If you don’t notice it

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Perspective and Grandparents Day
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Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer I have lived long enough to grow perspective. It’s like looking back after a long walk or drive, and seeing your starting place from a completely different viewpoint. That kind of perspective comes only with distance, age, or experience. In my young-adult life, my prayers

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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer An out-of-state friend messaged me during last week’s deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, Texas, and elsewhere.  “Storms again tonight, with tornado warnings.”  The message continued, mentioning rolling thunder and how the sky was lighting up. And then the most surprising statement came:  “God’s plan

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On my own?

I watch my 1-year-old granddaughter one day a week. She slows me down, thank God. She draws my focus to tiny hands, the floor I thought was clean, the lower shelves of my book case. She forces me to look at things from a different perspective. And

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Can’t do? Think again.

Have you ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place? This tongue-in-cheek cliché is our go-to phrase when times are tough. When we feel wedged in a difficult situation, pressed upon by immovable obstacles and opposition, we begin to doubt that we can do what

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