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 welcome mat from the front porch.   Read more…

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Trusting God 5 Comments

God Sense vs Common Sense

Today’s Truth  “The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple” (Psalm 19:7 NIV).

 Friend to Friend  Sitting in my backyard, I love to listen to the sounds of all God’s critters: birds, crickets, frogs, katydids, woodpeckers, and most of all – children.  Framing our yard from every side,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Knowing God 7 Comments

It’s Not About Me

 

Today’s Truth  “Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his splendor is above the earth and the heavens” Psalm 148:13

Friend to Friend  Some of my Girlfriends in God are not going to like this devotion.  I’m not even sure I do.  But I’m going to put it out there anyhow.   Read more…

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Identity in Christ 6 Comments

What’s in a Name?

Today’s Truth   “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my territory!  Let your hand be with me and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain” (1 Chronicles 4:10 NIV).

Friend to Friend  Most likely you have heard about one man’s little prayer tucked in 1 Chronicles 4.  His name is Jabez, and his name means “pain.”  I don’t know if it was a lapse in judgment or just plain meanness,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Renewing your mind with the Truth 11 Comments

Pay Attention

 

Today’s Truth  “Listen and hear my voice; pay attention and hear what I say” (Isaiah 28:23 NIV).

 Friend to Friend  Every weekday morning my husband’s alarm clock goes off at 5:30.  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,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Prayer/Spiritual Warfare 9 Comments

More than a Conqueror

Today’s Truth
“But take heart! I have overcome the world” (John 16:33 NIV).

Friend To Friend
My brother was about four years old when he decided to grab a box of matches and a handful of sparklers to see how they worked.  He had heard that sparklers worked best in the dark, so he went into the darkest place at Grandma’s house he could find …  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Marriage, Prayer/Spiritual Warfare, Renewing your mind with the Truth 6 Comments

No More Stinkin Thinkin

Today’s Truth
“Finally, brothers (and sisters), whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me–put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you” (Philippians 4:8-9 NIV).  Read more…