Archive | Motherhood

Grandma’s Inheritance

Today was a special day at the Jaynes’ household. We celebrated my radio broadcast on Lest you think us author types take these things like they are no big deal…don’t be fooled. We get excited!  The opportunity to encourage so many moms all across the country just thrills my heart!  So celebrate with us, and […]

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A Mother who is a Prayer Warrior

A Mighty 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, as a “wife of noble character” (NIV), “an excellent wife” (NAS) and […]

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Lessons from a Bamboo Farmer

Lessons from the Bamboo Farmer (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 in labor […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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