Amazing Grace of Aloneness

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Being Alone Can be Amazing

When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I resented it passionately when it came, like the anticipation of a delicious meal with its aroma and enticement, and then the unpleasant indigestion that follows after over indulging my appetite. Read more . . .

Single Matters is a ministry for men and women who have a desire to be healthy and whole singles so they can be all God created and redeemed them to be for single life or for preparation for marriage.

Gail in purple speaking with hand gesturesGail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the founder of SMORE for Women, a nonprofit whose goal is Single Moms, Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, and Empowered. She is a Certified Professional Coach and her stories have been published in several Christian books and magazines. Her book, Living Learning Loving is available on CreateSpace, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble online.

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