Author Archive | Sharon Jaynes

When You Don’t Feel Very Confident

Hurray! It’s time for a Friday Friend Giveaway! Today I’m welcoming my friend Lynn Cowell to share from her new Bible study, Make Your Move: Finding Unshakable Confidence Despite Your Fears and Failures. I got to know Lynn through her study for girls agers 8-12, Brave Beauty: Finding the Fearless You. Like me, she loves […]

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How to Melt a Cold Shoulder

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and I know for a lot of women, it’s a tough day. If you’re single, you might be sick of seeing red and pink hearts at every turn. I get it. I really do. One more week and it will all be over. There are also a lot […]

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A Bit of Christmas Perspective

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s easy to get so busy with the cooking, decorating and shopping that we forget why we’re doing all this in the first place. Sometimes, the very people we love get lost in the hustle and bustle of packed schedules, holiday parties, and Christmas musicals. Several years ago I […]

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The Rag

Today’s blog is short and sweet. Oh so sweet. Last weekend I spoke in Palmer, Iowa, surrounded by wheat fields, cornfields, and soybean fields. Combines worked through the night. Lights beaming. Engines roaring. Men working. Bringing in the last of the late harvest. On Saturday, we experienced a harvest of a different kind. Hearts. Souls. […]

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If You’re Going Through a Hard Time and Don’t Understand

Yesterday I wrote a devotion for Proverbs 31 Ministries. In light of all that happened in Texas this past Sunday, I’m thinking maybe you might need this encouragement too. I had to go back and read the words I wrote to remind myself of the truth of 2 Corinthians 4:18. Yep, sometimes we need to […]

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