Come to Me
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer This year, a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada, Labor Day, coincides with the Jewish New Year at sunset. Translated as the Head of the Year, Rosh Hashanah is the first of the high holy days, a day of considering the

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Dad’s Best Advice
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer My farmer father taught me how to drive by starting me out on a tractor when I was about 10. His instructions included the following: Stand up on the brake if you can’t push it down. Stop at intersections even if no cars are

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All Things Work Together …

By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Rarely have I seen a true silver lining on a cloud, but often I have heard that every cloud has one. John Milton is said to have coined the phrase in 1634. It has become a cliché encouragement to those in trying situations that

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Take Refuge in Him – (and a giveaway!)
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Last month I visited the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky. After my initial amazement at how large the replica Ark was (built according to biblical dimensions), I was humbled by the lengths to which God would go to save His people and creation. The

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Always a Wedding Planner – Story 4
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer  Thank you for joining me for this “Takeaway” series with input from all four authors in the upcoming contemporary romance collection from Barbour Publishing, Always a Wedding Planner. We have heard from Toni Shiloh, RL Ashly, and Leeann Betts. Today I share what I hope readers

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O Taste and See That the Lord is Good!
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer I don’t even like donuts, but this enthusiastic eater of doughy delights makes me want one. Do food commercials affect you that way? What about a billboard with an image of someone chomping into a juicy burger or slurping a double-scoop ice-cream cone? Yeah,

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