Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Expectant Living, General Inspiration 21 Comments

When You Feel There’s Just Not Enough Time

Anybody besides me having a busy fall? My goodness, it’s all a blur. I feel like we’re supposed to eat turkey under the Christmas tree while dressed in a Halloween costume! So how do we make time to spend with Jesus in the hustle and bustle. Keep reading and let’s take a look.

“I just never have enough time to spend with the Lord,” Amanda cried.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Dealing with Your Past, Expectant Living, General Inspiration, Living Fully, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Uncategorized 52 Comments

Moving Past Disappointment

Sometimes you expect you’re getting a Rachel and you wake up with a Leah.

Okay, I know that example might connect better with a guy, but you get the point.

Let me try that again. What do you do after you’ve crossed the Red Sea of obstacles, only to be dying of thirst at Marah three days later?  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Balanced Living, General Inspiration, Living Fully 134 Comments

To the Woman Who Wishes She Could Do & Be More

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling a little overwhelmed going into 2017. I just had a new book come out, and I have a looming deadline for a project I haven’t even started yet. So in my overwhelm-ed-ness (yes, that is a new word for today), I have invited my friends Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory to share a post from their new book titled…what else but…   Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Expectant Living, General Inspiration, Living Free, Living Fully, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Uncategorized 139 Comments

When You Don’t Want to Go Back to the Way You Were

I just got my braces off…again.

I have had braces on my upper teeth three times. Count them. One. Two. Three.

As the orthodontist explained, “Teeth have a memory. They always want to go back to the way they were.”

As soon as he said those words, I felt convicted. I have a tendency to go back to the way I was.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Dealing with Your Past, Dreams of a Woman, General Inspiration, God's love, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Uncategorized 9 Comments

When You Don’t Like the Story God is Writing

I often think of my life like a story God is writing…and so is yours. And to be honest, some parts of the story I don’t really like.

If it were up to me, I would have written some of it differently. My second child would not have died, and I would have a daughter who would be 26 years old this year.  Read more…