Sharon JaynesMarriage, Power of Words 77 Comments

A Marriage Destroyed by Words

 (My devotions will focus on marriage for the month of February. If you’re not married, I encourage you to read them anyway! And while you’re reading, pray for your friends that are married.  Believe me, they will appreciate it. Also, give a special blessing by passing these devotions along to them! Here we go…)

 “Let no foul or polluting language,  Read more…

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Practicing Gratitude

God inhabits the praises of His people (Psalm 22:3 KJV).

Gratitude is the most effective way to deepen your consciousness to the fact that you are the object of God’s affection and love. [tweetherder][/tweetherder]Giving thanks awakens your senses to see God, to hear God, to taste and see that He is good. [tweetherder]When you feel far from God,  Read more…

Sharon JaynesPower of Words, Women in the Bible 4 Comments

Miriam Stops Progress with Her Gossiping Words

Today’s Truth

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it may give grace to those who hear (

Friend to Friend

 Miriam was the brave little girl who hid among the bulrushes to watch her baby brother floating in the Nile among the crocodiles and would-be assassins of the Hebrew babies.    Read more…

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Words Can Captivate Your Man

 Today’s Truth
“A good wife is hard to find, and worth far more than diamonds” (Proverbs 31:10, The Message).

Friend To Friend
Today, I want you to use your imagination. I want you to imagine your husband sitting at his desk or at a quiet place at work. Imagine him lost in thought about how blessed he is to have you as his wife.  Read more…

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Words: An Incredible Gift

Today’s Truth
“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21 NIV).


Friend To Friend
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1).  When God created the world, stocked the seas with marine life and the skies with winged creatures –  Read more…

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Mixed Messages

Today’s Truth  “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness.  Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing.  My brothers and sisters [and girlfriends] this should not be” (James 3:9 TNIV and girlfriends added).

Friend To Friend  Catherine and I set out for a lazy summer stroll through the neighborhood just before the fireflies emerged to celebrate the setting of the sun.   Read more…