Sharon Jaynes Listening to God, Living Fully, Trusting God 154 Comments

Hang On and Trust God

Have you ever felt that this thing called life is just too hard? I know I have.

I remember when my son was four-years-old and I was trying to teach him how to snow ski.  The first day was just horrible…at least it was for me. I felt like a down-covered workhorse as I lugged two sets of skis in one arm while dragging along Steven with the other.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Enough, Listening to God, Trusting God 6 Comments

When You Feel Empty

A sign was posted on a telephone pole by the grocery store:  LOST DOG with three legs, blind in left eye, missing right ear, tail broken and recently castrated. Answers to the name of “Lucky!”

Perhaps as you’ve had times in your life when you’ve felt about that lucky! You’ve wondered how you can help someone else or encourage someone else when you feel so empty.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Expectant Living, Listening to God 11 Comments

Divine Interruptions

Sometimes I get so busy, I forget to slow down and experience God’s presence all around me. Does that every happen to you? Let’s stop now and ponder His presence through a few words from A Sudden Glory.

All day long God is working in and around us. It is so easy to simply go about the task of living without seeing God’s handprints on our circumstances and footprints on our paths.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Listening to God, Living Free, Renewing your mind with the Truth, Trusting God 17 Comments

When You Feel Like God is Far Away

Have you ever felt like Jesus was on vacation or lost your address? Have you ever cried out, “God, where are you?” I know I have.

A crisis of belief occurs for most of us during difficult situations. We know that God is all-powerful and could rescue, heal, or save us at any time. So we tend to feel abandoned or duped when He doesn’t.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Identity in Christ, Listening to God, Living Fully, Renewing your mind with the Truth, Uncategorized 5 Comments

How to Be Enough, When It Feels Like All Eyes Are On You

Today’s the last day for the Launch Week Free Bonuses when you order Enough: Silencing the Lies that Steal Your Confidence. Scroll to the bottom to check it out. Now, let me share about the night God called me to step out beyond my greatest fears and into His amazing plan.

One evening, while on a getaway with my husband,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Dreams of a Woman, Expectant Living, Listening to God, Uncategorized 129 Comments

Friday Friend Giveaway! Listen to the Girl Inside

Hurray! It’s Friday and time for the Friday Friend giveaway. Today, my guest is Crystal Hurst. She’s an amazing wife, mother, and friend. You just might know her dad, Tony Evans. Chrystal is carrying on her family tradition of loving Jesus and telling others all around the world about the One who set her free. Let’s lean in as Chrystal encourages us from her her book,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Expectant Living, Listening to God, Living Fully, Prayer/Spiritual Warfare, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Uncategorized 8 Comments

Whose Voice Will You Listen To?

Last night was the end of March Madness when the UNC Tar Heels lost to the Villanova Wildcats by two points in the NCAA men’s basketball championship game. (If I were you, I might stop reading right now, but don’t. Keep going.)

I’m not much of a sports fan, even though I attended the University of Chapel Hill.    Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Confidence in Christ, Dealing with Your Past, Dreams of a Woman, Expectant Living, Listening to God, Living Fully, Renewing your mind with the Truth, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For, Trusting God 52 Comments

Rest in the Here-ness and Near-ness of God

Have you ever been in a situation when you felt God calling your name to a particular task, and at the same time you felt that He had the wrong person for the job?

That’ exactly how Moses felt when God called him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt and into the Promised Land. He cried out,  Read more…