Sharon Jaynes General Inspiration, Listening to God, Living Free, Renewing your mind with the Truth 22 Comments

Have You Left the Wrong Path Wide Open?

Last Sunday my pastor had to do some housekeepin’ fussin’ at our congregation before he started his sermon. It was a “Visitors, close your ears” moment as Jimmy interrupted the service for an important message from our neighbors. See, right beside our church property is a City Park. On Sundays, when our parking lot is full, we tend to use …

Sharon Jaynes A Sudden Glory, Expectant Living, God's love, Listening to God 83 Comments

Could You Be the Answer To Someone’s Prayer?

  Two weeks ago, I was preparing for an upcoming trip to El Salvador with Compassion International and my ministry partners, Gwen Smith and Mary Southerland. We were going to visit several projects in three different cities to get a better understanding how Compassion breaks the cycle of poverty among some of the world’s poorest populations. Like the smell of …

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 …

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 …

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Who’s Talking?

Today’s Truth “This is my son, whom I love.  Listen to him!” (Mark 9:7 NIV) Friend To Friend Fourteen exhausted, sweaty teenage boys plopped down on the bottom step of the gymnasium bleachers – my son being one of them.  The assistant Junior Varsity basketball coach paced back and forth, lecturing them on the error of their ways.  In the …