Sharon Jaynes Marriage, Power of Words, Relationships 269 Comments

I Can’t Believe I Just Said That

What if your most snarly comments were caught on tape? Yikes! That’s exactly what happened to me. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy one of my most embarrassing moments!

My friend Catherine and I set out for a stroll through the neighborhood, just before the fireflies emerged to start their party. We chatted about raising boys, husbands and decorating dilemmas.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Power of Words, Relationships 215 Comments

Germs and Jesus

Hand sanitizers! We’ve never heard so much about washing hands and sanitizing hands in the history of man! It reminds me of a story about a little boy whose mother called him to come in from outside and wash up for dinner.

“But my hands aren’t dirty,” the boy argued.

“Yes, they are,” his mom replied.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Expectant Living, Power of Words, Trusting God 44 Comments

When You Feel Empty

I don’t know about you, but the quarantine is leaving me feeling a bit empty. Being with my friends and church family is one way that I get filled back up after pouring out. Today, let me introduce you to a woman  who also felt empty. We’ll start with a sign I saw posted on a telephone pole…

A sign was posted on a telephone pole by the grocery store: “LOST DOG with three legs,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Motherhood, Power of Words, Relationships 13 Comments

Zip It

Have you ever said something you wished you could take back? Silly question. We all have. But

I remember taking my son, Steven, to an amusement park just before he began fourth grade. It was hot, the lines were long, and I began to feel queasy from being gyrated and jerked to sudden stops from 60 miles per hour.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Enough, Trusting God, Women in the Bible 30 Comments

Is God Enough?

Have you ever been reading the Bible and suddenly something grabs hold of you so tightly, you know, oh you know, that God has opened your eyes to a new truth? That He has spoken to you loud and clear? Not through someone else, but directly to you? That happened to me one morning while reading the story of Ruth,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Listening to God, Living Fully, Trusting God 157 Comments

Hang On and Trust God

Have you ever felt that this thing called life is just too hard? I know I have.

I remember when my son was four-years-old and I was trying to teach him how to snow ski.  The first day was just horrible…at least it was for me. I felt like a down-covered workhorse as I lugged two sets of skis in one arm while dragging along Steven with the other.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Enough, Listening to God, Trusting God 6 Comments

When You Feel Empty

A sign was posted on a telephone pole by the grocery store:  LOST DOG with three legs, blind in left eye, missing right ear, tail broken and recently castrated. Answers to the name of “Lucky!”

Perhaps as you’ve had times in your life when you’ve felt about that lucky! You’ve wondered how you can help someone else or encourage someone else when you feel so empty.  Read more…