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LAUREN DENTON

When I tell people I’m a writer, that it’s what I do with my time when I’m not holding up flashcards or cooking dinner, they tend to get starry-eyed. more

Nov 16, 2017 2:43 PM Lauren Denton

On my way to publishing “The Hideaway,” I sent out 70 query letters to literary agents. Of those 70, I received 41 rejection letters. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:29 PM Lauren Denton 1 Comments

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Lately, my kids have been curious about and interested in the idea of falling in love, getting married and what my and Matt’s wedding was like. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:36 AM Lauren Denton

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Photo by Angie Davis.

For seven years now, we’ve been able to mostly avoid cable TV shows for our kids. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:13 AM Lauren Denton

Usually by this part of the summer, I’m ready for the start of school — or at least the coming of a new season. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:09 AM Lauren Denton

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Jun 22, 2017 2:58 PM Lauren Denton

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May 22, 2017 10:35 AM Lauren Denton

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Apr 25, 2017 11:29 AM Lauren Denton

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The finished product, “The Hideaway,” will be released April 11. more

Mar 23, 2017 10:13 AM People

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Mar 23, 2017 10:10 AM Lauren Denton

Finding empowerment in songs for Kate more

Feb 22, 2017 12:04 PM Lauren Denton

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Jan 26, 2017 10:46 AM Lauren Denton

You’ve heard me say this here before: I don’t like to make New Year’s resolutions. Some may use the “name it, claim it” mentality of “If I say my goal is to exercise for an hour every day, then I will do it,” but I don’t buy it. more

Dec 28, 2016 4:09 PM People

“Teach me to … improve my talents, To redeem my time, To walk in wisdom … and in kindness, To do good to all men.” more

May 26, 2016 11:04 AM Lauren Denton

"It’s often sweet to see your own characteristics or personality quirks in your children, but it’s harder, more uncomfortable, to see the flaws." more

Apr 28, 2016 11:48 AM Lauren Denton 1 Comments

I once heard someone say that when an author “makes it,” it’s his or her job to send the elevator back down to others who are waiting for their turn. more

Oct 28, 2014 3:41 PM Lauren Denton

A quote by missionary Jim Elliot floats around the Internet from time to time: “Wherever you are, be all there.” more

Jul 29, 2014 1:45 PM Lauren Denton

When I tell people I’m a writer, that it’s what I do with my time when I’m not holding up flashcards or cooking dinner, they tend to get starry-eyed. more

Nov 16, 2017 2:43 PM Lauren Denton

On my way to publishing “The Hideaway,” I sent out 70 query letters to literary agents. Of those 70, I received 41 rejection letters. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:29 PM Lauren Denton 1 Comments

unnamed-3.jpg

Photo by Angie Davis.

Lately, my kids have been curious about and interested in the idea of falling in love, getting married and what my and Matt’s wedding was like. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:36 AM Lauren Denton

unnamed.jpg

Photo by Angie Davis.

For seven years now, we’ve been able to mostly avoid cable TV shows for our kids. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:13 AM Lauren Denton

Usually by this part of the summer, I’m ready for the start of school — or at least the coming of a new season. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:09 AM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Jun 22, 2017 2:58 PM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

May 22, 2017 10:35 AM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Apr 25, 2017 11:29 AM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Mar 23, 2017 10:10 AM Lauren Denton

Finding empowerment in songs for Kate more

Feb 22, 2017 12:04 PM Lauren Denton

Ordinary Days By Lauren Denton more

Jan 26, 2017 10:46 AM Lauren Denton

You’ve heard me say this here before: I don’t like to make New Year’s resolutions. Some may use the “name it, claim it” mentality of “If I say my goal is to exercise for an hour every day, then I will do it,” but I don’t buy it. more

Dec 28, 2016 4:09 PM People

Each week at school, my youngest daughter Sela’s teachers help her and her classmates memorize a simple verse. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:11 PM Lauren Denton

As the mother of two young daughters, the concept of beauty is often on my mind. Not Kate’s and Sela’s physical appearance, but how everyone and everything around them defines beauty — specifically women’s beauty. more

Sep 27, 2016 2:37 PM Lauren Denton

My kids Kate and Sela are always very curious about our plans for the day(s) ahead. “Mama, what are we doing tomorrow?” more

Aug 29, 2016 10:24 AM Lauren Denton

All this sorting and organizing made me realize that what we really give our kids — and to other people around us — is not our things, but what’s in our hearts, and how we make people feel when they’re with us. more

Jul 26, 2016 10:32 AM Lauren Denton

With summer being a time of mostly constant togetherness for me and my two girls, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to enjoy this time together. more

Jun 23, 2016 1:57 PM Lauren Denton

“Teach me to … improve my talents, To redeem my time, To walk in wisdom … and in kindness, To do good to all men.” more

May 26, 2016 11:04 AM Lauren Denton

"It’s often sweet to see your own characteristics or personality quirks in your children, but it’s harder, more uncomfortable, to see the flaws." more

Apr 28, 2016 11:48 AM Lauren Denton 1 Comments

"When I was young, I never really thought about losing people to death, whether tragic or not." more

Mar 23, 2016 11:01 AM Lauren Denton

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