Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dealing with Your Past, God's love, Living Fully, Trusting God 65 Comments

God Sees Your Disappointment

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are – yet without sin,” (Hebrews 4:15 NIV).

Let’s face it. People let us down. They disappoint us. And so does God. Often our experiences fall short of our expectations for God to meet all our needs the way we think He should,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dealing with Your Past, General Inspiration, Knowing God, Listening to God, Living Free, Living Fully, Trusting God 14 Comments

Disappointment with God Part 2

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen but on what is unseen.  For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18).

As you live and move and have your being in Christ, at some point, difficult days will come. We live in a fallen world, and suffering is simply a part of it.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dealing with Your Past, Dreams of a Woman, General Inspiration, God's love, Listening to God, Trusting God 73 Comments

Disappointment with God Part 1

 “All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful,” (Psalm 25:10 NIV).

I sat on the floor playing a card game with my young son. It was shaping up to be one of the best summers ever. Steven was savoring every minute of the long hot days, our Golden Retriever, Ginger, had delivered seven adorable puppies, and after years of negative pregnancy tests and doctor visits,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dreams of a Woman, Trusting God 52 Comments

When the Earth Drops Out From Beneath Your Feet Part 2

His ways are higher than our ways and His thoughts higher than our thoughts,
(Isaiah 55:9 NIV).

 If it were up to me, I would have written some stories differently. I would have a little girl who would be twenty-one years old this year. Carol’s son would not be in prison. Linda’s twenty-year-old daughter would not be a quadriplegic because of a car crash at a tollbooth when she was a toddler.   Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dreams of a Woman, Expectant Living, General Inspiration, Trusting God 24 Comments

When the Earth Drops Out From Beneath Your Feet – Part One

His ways are higher than our ways and His thoughts higher than our thoughts,
(Isaiah 55:9 NIV).

Steve and I got married when we were both still in college. He was entering his fourth year of dental school, and I was just a few hours shy of completing my degree. The last year of school held many important decisions for us,  Read more…