Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Identity in Christ, Living Fully, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Uncategorized 15 Comments

Miss Masterpiece…That Would Be You

It was truly a work of art. Yes, one eye was much larger than the other, the nose resembled a giant squash, and the ears looked like saucers on the side of his head. But my kindergarten son’s self-portrait unveiled on parents’ night is a masterpiece I’ve treasured through the years. As I looked at Steven’s drawing, I noticed it …

Sharon Jaynes Expectant Living, Identity in Christ, Living Fully, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Uncategorized 8 Comments

When Comparison Kills Confidence

If there’s one thing I know it’s this: [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]The measuring stick will get you stuck! [/clickandtweet]Comparison is the devil’s tool that has kept many of us gals from stepping into our God-given destinies…and it’s time to stop! You know I’ve been camping out with Moses by the burning bush for over a year while writing …

Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Expectant Living, Identity in Christ, Knowing God, Living Fully, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For 21 Comments

Do You Believe God Tells the Truth?

God speaks to me in the comics. I know. That’s weird. But He does. Pickles comic strip features an older couple named Earl and Pearl Pickles. Take a look at this one. And there you have it! In the wise words of Earl Pickles, our problem is that we don’t really believe everything we know. We go to Bible studies …

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How Taking Hold Makes All the Difference

I was alone, or at least I felt that way. Women huddled in happy clusters chatting about first one thing and then another. Some propped babies on their hips. Others clutched Bibles in their hands. Most wore smiles on their faces. I wore one too. But it wasn’t a reflection of what was in my heart. The upturned lips were …

Sharon Jaynes Identity in Christ, Living Fully 64 Comments

The Horsehead Wallet

When my husband, Steve, was in high school, he worked various jobs and was notoriously frugal. His twin brother, Dan, and their best friend, Mike, were not quite so thrifty. Dan and Mike did have odd jobs from time to time, but their funds disappeared as quickly as they got them. Steve was a saver, and they knew it. Steve …

Sharon Jaynes A 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. Can you relate? Did God use the interview to …