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If You Feel Like a Hot Mess…

Sometimes I feel like such a mess. I wonder what God even wants with me. Have you ever felt that way? And then God reminds me that ALL His children are a mess in one way or another. A common theme throughout Scripture is overcoming failure. Abraham passed his wife, Sarah, off as his sister because of fear (Genesis 12 …

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Failure Is Not Final

Have you ever felt like a failure? I sure have. Jesus’ friend, Peter sure did. Three days after Jesus breathed His last earthly breath, the disciples received the news of the empty tomb from the women who had gone to visit the grave. Mark tells us an angel told the women to go and “tell his disciples and Peter” that …

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Are You Lying to Yourself?

Sometimes we need to have a little talk with ourselves. Let me explain why. Every weekday morning my husband’s alarm clock goes off at 5:30 a.m. He gets up, showers, shaves, brushes his teeth, gets dressed, and places his jingling keys in his pocket. He clears his throat, blows his nose, and, well, does other noisy things. When he opens …

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How to Avoid Crashing in Turbulent Emotions

Do  you remember the day John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and his sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, crashed into the Atlantic ocean. It was July 16, 1999. John was piloting the single-engine aircraft and was only a few miles from their destination when something went terribly wrong. Here’s what happened. Read to the end. I think you’ll see how …

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory 10 Comments

Ten Trash Bags

I set out to tackle a task I had put off for many years. I didn’t really want to do it at all. It was the job of cleaning out my ministry storage closet. A closet filled with boxes of memories collected over twenty years.

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God is For You

I’m posting over at Proverbs 31 Ministries again today. I just love linking arms with those women! I wanted to share this post with you too. Be sure and read to the end and leave a comment to be eligible for a free Enough bracelet! My son played on his high school’s basketball team when he was a teenager. We …

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Expectant Living 7 Comments

When You Want to Be Pursued

Hey! I’m posting over at Proverbs 31 Ministries today! I thought you might enjoy this post too. God is crazy about you! Don’t forget it! The first time I eyed him, he was sitting on the floor at a friend’s Bible study with his back against the wall, dressed in scruffy jeans and a red flannel shirt with the sleeves …