Archive | Motherhood

Lessons from a Bamboo Farmer

Lessons from the Bamboo Farmer Sharon Jaynes (In honor of Mother’s Day, Sharon’s devotion will focus on motherhood.) Today’s Truth Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we shall reap if we do not grow weary (Galatians 6:9 NASB). Friend to Friend For years I told people that I was… Read More

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Oil for my Lamp

Today’s Truth “Her lamp does not go out at night…” (Proverbs 31:18 NIV). Friend To Friend Driving along the coast and coming upon a lighthouse is an inspiring sight.   Even though the map marks where the landmarks are stationed, it still brings a thrill when each one comes into view.  That’s how I feel when… Read More

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A Mighty Prayer Warrior

Today’s Truth “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth” (3 John 1:4 NIV). Friend To Friend Proverbs 31 introduces us to the mother whose children rise up and call her blessed. She is a “wife of noble character” (NIV), “an excellent wife” (NAS) and “a capable,… Read More

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Giving our Children to God

  Today’s Truth: “Everything is possible for him who believes” (Mark 9:23 NIV). Friend to Friend Once, a distraught father had an unruly son with multiple physical and emotional problems. Many people even said the boy was possessed by a demon. The dad had tried everything, but the boy continued to demonstrate anti-social behavior: throwing… Read More

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Resting in the Palm

Sharon Jaynes In Celebration of Mother’s Day A few years ago, I fell in love with a beach cottage named “Barb’s Folly.” I adored the designer beach décor of periwinkle blue, yellow stripes and florals, the screened in porch that hugged the back of the house, the inviting dark green rocking chairs, and the weather… Read More

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