Sharon JaynesConfidence in Christ, Dealing with Your Past, Dreams of a Woman, Expectant Living, General Inspiration, Living Fully 64 Comments

A Little Something Bagger Vance Taught Me


I was sitting in a darkened theater watching the movie Bagger Vance.  Now I know the theology wasn’t correct, but one scene caused tears to stream down my cheeks.  It was during a time when I was struggling with what God was calling me to do with my life.

Here’s how the story goes:

As a young man,  Read more…

Sharon JaynesA Sudden Glory, Confidence in Christ, Dealing with Your Past, Expectant Living, Forgiveness, General Inspiration, God's love, Identity in Christ, Living Free, Living Fully 2 Comments

Getting the Scoop

Grab a cup of coffee.

Pull up a chair.

And listen to my interview with Lisa Buffalo on Living Joyfully Free radio.

Oh, and you might want to grab a few Kleenex.


Just click on the picture to listen.

I’d love for you to come back and share your comments.  Read more…

Sharon JaynesConfidence in Christ, Living Free, Living Fully, Renewing your mind with the Truth, Trusting God 18 Comments

Equipped to Handle Life

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work,” (2 Timothy 3:16-17, NIV).

When I worked in a medical office several years ago, we had what we called tray setups. On the trays were all the instruments we needed for various procedures.  Read more…

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The Right Credentials

Today’s Truth
“In Him and through faith in Him we may approach God with freedom and confidence (

Friend to Friend
One of my favorite people is author and speaker Patsy Clairmont. We were discussing my first book on the telephone one day and trying to set up a time to meet face-to-face when she came to speak at a Women of Faith Conference in my hometown.  Read more…

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Coming out of the Shadows

Today’s Truth
“When Jesus saw her, he called her forward…” (Luke 13:12 NIV).

Friend to Friend
It was another Sabbath day, much like any other.  But as Mariah opened her eyes framed with years of pain and sorrow, she had no idea this would be the day that changed her life. 

“I’m getting too old for this,”  Read more…

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Unshakable Confidence

Today’s’ Truth
“I will never leave you or forsake you” (

Friend To Friend
She was among an eager group of four-year-old children crowded around my feet as I taught their Sunday school lesson. I was the teacher and they were the students – or at least that is how it started out. The pint-sized audience listened intently as I tried to create a mental image of Jesus and His disciples trapped in a thunderstorm on the Sea of Galilee.  Read more…