Devan Spencer replied to Devan Spencer's discussion Alice & Oliver : Charles Bock
"A story that first seems like it could be out of a Nicholas Sparks novel full of love and dedication soon takes an unexpected turn when Alice’s condition starts to be too much for Oliver to handle. From loyalty to betrayal this novel took a turn I n…"
Apr 7
Devan Spencer replied to Devan Spencer's discussion Alice & Oliver : Charles Bock
"It will tear them apart at first, but bring them together in strange ways. In the book and in my reply to Danielle. Alice considers what life will be like for her family when she's gone. How Oliver would be able to raise Doe and be a good dad. She h…"
Apr 7
Devan Spencer replied to Devan Spencer's discussion Alice & Oliver : Charles Bock
"Alice started to think about doe and what would happen if her baby girl grew up without her. She thought about how she had her mom as she grew up, and couldn’t imagine doing it without her. The thought, “That I might not get to see my own daughter d…"
Apr 7
Devan Spencer replied to Devan Spencer's discussion Alice & Oliver : Charles Bock
"“If you think of a blessing as something you need, but do not know that you need, or do not know to ask for — then my afternoons with him were blessings” (273).

Cancer is an awful disease. It brings family together only to tear them away as time pr…"
Apr 7
Devan Spencer replied to Danielle Peterson's discussion Sweetgirl
"How can someone be a good person, but make bad choices? How does Shelton continue to show he's good throughout the book?"
Mar 20
Devan Spencer replied to Karlee Jones's discussion The Magicians
"When a persons happiness is at stake, how can magic change their outcome?"
Mar 20
Devan Spencer posted a discussion
“Cancer Schmancer So Long As You’re Healthy”“Do not pursue the past, she reminded herself. Do not lose yourself in the future.She needed to appreciate the now” (12).Alice Culvert, devoted wife and new mom’s health took a turn for the worse when she…
Mar 17
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Jan 10
Devan Spencer replied to Torie Ziegmann's discussion Just A Dream Song of the Day
"I really liked your song choice and the meaning behind it. How it starts off with their wedding day, but then switches over to his funeral. The girl doesn't want to accept the fact that he is really gone, because if she did, all of the pain would co…"
Dec 21, 2016
Devan Spencer replied to Carlie Gladden's discussion Happy?
"I actually just blogged about my social media use, and I haven't been using it as much as I use to. Mainly because I have been really busy, but I also can see how negative people are affected by social media. This is a really good point."
Dec 2, 2016
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Dec 1, 2016
Devan Spencer replied to Devan Spencer's discussion The Power of Habit
"“At the core of that education is an intense focus on an intense focus on all-important habit: willpower” (131).

There are all kinds of habits that you can encounter in your lifetime and see them even in the lives of others, but what does it mean…"
Nov 18, 2016
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Nov 8, 2016
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Oct 27, 2016
Devan Spencer replied to Taylor Crawford's discussion The Empathy Exams
"How might our political society be different if everyone was able to empathize with those who are hurting?"
Oct 25, 2016
Devan Spencer posted a discussion
“The brain has this amazing ability to find happiness even when the memories of it are gone” (28).Eugene Pauly was an elderly man in his early sixties when he started having memory issues. It started with him forgetting who his son was, and his heal…
Oct 25, 2016
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