Sharon JaynesExpectant Living, Women in the Bible 1 Comment

Who Knows…Maybe a Miracle Is Coming Your Way!

Today’s Truth
“Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me!” (Matthew 15:22 NIV)                                                                                     

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Belva held her twitching daughter in her arms. With eyes rolled back and thrashing limbs, the child convulsed on the earthen floor.

“Oh Mara,” the distraught mother cried. “When will this ever end?”

For years little Mara had violently convulsed in predictable synchronized intervals.The child often cried out in loud screeching voices,  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 (

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 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…

Sharon JaynesDealing with Your Past, Women in the Bible 8 Comments

She Didn’t Have a Happily Ever After…But She Could Have

Today’s Truth
“He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners…to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion–to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair,” (Isaiah 61:1-4 NIV).  Read more…

Sharon JaynesExpectant Living, Trusting God, Women in the Bible 1 Comment

The Widow’s Mite

Today’s Truth
“Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny” (Mark 12:41-42, NIV).

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Beatrice woke as the morning sun peeked through the closed shutters of her sparse bedroom. Every joint in her tired old body creaked like a grinding wheel in dire need of good oiling.  Read more…

Sharon JaynesWomen in the Bible 5 Comments

Stop! In the Name of Love!

Today’s Truth
“Daughter, your faith has healed you.  Go in peace and be freed from your suffering,” (Mark 5:34 NIV).

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“Gone.  All gone.”

For twelve long years, she had been bleeding.  Over 4,380 days.  Lydia had gone from doctor to doctor to try and stop the flow, but as the years progressed she only worsened.   Read more…

Sharon JaynesWomen in the Bible 3 Comments

Mad Mary


Today’s Truth
“After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God.  The Twelve were with him, and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out; Joanna the wife of Cuza, the manager of Herod’s household;  Read more…