Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Power of Words 27 Comments

Mixed Messages

Today’s Truth  “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness.  Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing.  My brothers and sisters [and girlfriends] this should not be” (James 3:9-10 TNIV). Friend To Friend  Catherine and I set out for a lazy summer stroll through …

Sharon Jaynes Listening to God 13 Comments

How’s Your Reception?

Today’s Truth “The seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop” (Luke 8:15 NIV). Friend To Friend Have you ever thought about how frustrated God must feel when He calls out to us and gets no response?  The Lord taught me a little lesson …

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Knowing God 16 Comments

Which Character Will You Play?

Today’s Truth “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3 NIV) Friend To Friend One Saturday night, my family hunkered down on the den sofa with an oversized bowl of popcorn, tall glasses of soda, and an action-packed vide Raider’s of the Lost Ark, starring Harrison Ford.  …

Sharon Jaynes Relationships 10 Comments

Friendship God’s Unique Design

Today’s Truth “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Proverbs 18:24 NIV). Friend To Friend I believe that God, our Father, understands a woman’s desire to have close friends. He made us that way. He created us to be in relationship. In Luke 1, the angel Gabriel …

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Knowing God 12 Comments

Seek Me With Your Whole Heart

Today’s Truth “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:13 NIV).  Friend to Friend God promised, “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:13).  This is more than a casual glance before heading off to work or to the carpool in the …

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Relationships 10 Comments

Pullig in the Welcome Mat

Today’s Truth “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work:  If one falls down, his friend can help him up.  But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!” ( Friend To Friend I hate to admit it, but there have been times when I have pulled in my …