Sharon Jaynes Marriage, Power of Words, Relationships 269 Comments

I Can’t Believe I Just Said That

What if your most snarly comments were caught on tape? Yikes! That’s exactly what happened to me. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy one of my most embarrassing moments!

My friend Catherine and I set out for a stroll through the neighborhood, just before the fireflies emerged to start their party. We chatted about raising boys, husbands and decorating dilemmas.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Marriage, Prayer, Prayer/Spiritual Warfare, Praying Wives Club 37 Comments

Praying for Your Husband from Head to Toe

I know that devotions on marriage are difficult for many who are not married and perhaps would like to be. That’s why I usually keep the marriage devotions that minister to thousands of women in the month of February. Whether you are married or single, please pray for marriages in the Body of Christ to be strong.

I can still remember being sequestered in the “Bride’s Room” of our church just moments before the organist began to play for the early arrivals.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Marriage, Prayer, Prayer/Spiritual Warfare, Praying Wives Club, Relationships 83 Comments

Prayer Can Change a Man’s Heart

I know that devotions on marriage are difficult for many who are not married and perhaps would like to be. That’s why I usually keep the marriage devotions that minister to thousands of women in the weeks around Valentine’s Day. Whether you are married or single, please join us me in praying for marriages all around the world. Also, the prayer at the end of this blog can be used to pray for anyone in your life.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Lovestruck, Marriage 11 Comments

Healing Your Heart When It’s Been Rubbed Raw

One day I received an e-mail from a woman who was still bitter over a statement her husband made to her cousin ten years ago. She and her husband were preparing to celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary, and she was dreading it because of his careless words a decade before. She wrote, “Please pray that God mends this title [sic] piece of my heart that has fallen to the ground.”

The word title was a typo—she meant to type little.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Lovestruck, Marriage 22 Comments

When You’ve Hurt Your Man’s Feelings

Today is my and Steve’s 39 wedding anniversary. I know you thought I was 39…right? Oops. This is a day to remember all the good things we’ve shared. Sometimes, we as women tend to focus on the negative. In today’s devotion, I want to share about a day I did just that. I’m not proud of it, but I learned from it.  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Lovestruck, Marriage 6 Comments

When You Wonder What Went Wrong

I was going through a drawer at my mom’s house looking for a scratchpad when I came across a small vinyl record. It was in a cardboard sleeve addressed to my mom and dated 1950. It was a recording my dad had made for my mom when he was in the Korean War, the first year they were married.

He talked about how much he loved her,  Read more…

Sharon Jaynes Lovestruck, Marriage 6 Comments

Little Foxes (and One Big One) that Can Destroy a Marriage

Hey! I’m writing over at Proverbs 31 Ministries’ Encouragement for Today today and wanted to share this with you too! Little foxes can sneak in and destroy all relationships, with friends, family members, boyfriends, and co-workers. So let’s be on the lookout and see if there are any little foxes that are sneaking around.  Today, we’re looking at one particularly sneaky critter.  Read more…

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Reigniting Passion in Your Marriage

What do you do when you’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’ in your marriage? Maybe you truly adored your husband in the beginning, but now you can’t remember why. Maybe you honestly admired his finer qualities, but now you can’t remember what they were. Maybe you appreciated his wonderful attributes, but now you take them for granted.

Between taking out the garbage,  Read more…