Come to the table
Around The Table | Write 31 Days 2017

Come To The Table

This is Day 5 of my Write 31 Days series for 2017: 31 Days to an Authentic Life. “Come to the table.” Those words. That invitation. That unbelievable invitation that is meant for each one of us. An invitation extended to us by Christ himself, to join him at the table. (See The Parable of […]

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Treasure chests of words
Devotionals | Write 31 Days 2017

Treasure Chests of Words

This is Day 4 of my Write 31 Days series for 2017: 31 Days to an Authentic Life. For an index of all the posts in the series, please CLICK HERE. The scriptures are a treasure chest of words that we can turn to when in need of instruction, inspiration, or encouragement.   Jesus, the […]

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Eyes window to soul
Devotionals | Write 31 Days 2017

The Eyes Are The Window To The Soul

This is Day 2 of my Write 31 Days series for 2017: 31 Days to an Authentic Life. For an index of all the posts in the series, please https://downaspenlane.com/2017/10/01/31-days-authentic-life/ CLICK HERE. Our eyes, the window to the soul, have the power to build or to destroy.   Recently a young man posted on social […]

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Community

A Light In The Storm

My entire life was caught up in a storm.   At least that’s how it felt as I slowly made my way through the front door of the grocery store, grocery list in hand. One challenge after another in recent days had me feeling that the sun may never shine again. What I didn’t know […]

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Family | Holidays

Fall Round Up

  Check out these fun and fab fall ideas from a variety of creative bloggers, and let the MAGIC of the holiday seasons infiltrate your home beginning TODAY!   RECIPES: How To Feed Your Fall Apple Addiction Frosted Maple Cookies A Healthier Apple Crisp 5 Fun Fall Food Ideas For Kids Jumping Into The Fall […]

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Self-care

Motherhood: When Things Don’t Go As Planned

To mothers everywhere:   “Being a mother is hard, too often unheralded work. Do the best you can through these years, but whatever else you do, cherish that role that is so uniquely yours.” ~ Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Sometimes we lose sight of our cherished role and forget the positive difference we are making […]

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Around The Table | Holidays

5 Fun Fall Food Ideas For Kids

Listen. I know what it’s like to have picky kids at the dinner table. Not. Fun. Do yourself a favor and check out these five fun fall food ideas that will have even the pickiest of kids asking for more! Owl Veggie Tray Pull out a large cutting board and let the kids put together […]

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