Author Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter

Moms in Southeast Texas

Healthy Boundaries Grow Healthy Children

A Unique Church

I attend a unique church, certainly unique for southeast Texas. Calder Baptist , is not associated with the Southern Baptist Convention churches. I hesitate to call it Baptist because of the connotation most people have with “Baptist.”

Now, Discover Your Strengths book cover

Focus on Your Strengths

Concentrating on your strengths will bring power into everything you do. Most of us do not know what our strengths are

You Can’t Change Others

Try as you will, you can’t change another person. We say we know this to be true and yet we continue to try. I know I do

ABCs of Wisdom

Continuing even when things get tough is determination. D is for determination.Wisdom doesn’t come easily. It comes over time when you are determined.

Gail recording at radio station

Brief Radio Spot

Mercy isn’t always popular these days. Except towards rescue pets. It’s easier with helpless animals than with humans.

FACTS About Single Mothers

So much information and misinformation comes into our Inbox, Facebook or Instagram every day. Everybody has an opinion. When it comes to single mothers people can show judgment, condemnation and even ridicule. They disregard single mothers as a drag on society, as lazy or irresponsible. Let’s look at the FACTS.

Boundaries 101

The Very First Boundary As I begin this series on boundaries I must begin at the beginning. You may not have considered your skin as a boundary. And yet it is. It’s your very first boundary. Your skin, your largest organ, holds all of your organs together. And it protects you in many ways. It’s […]

SMORE Dream Team Succeeds

We have the most terrific group of committed women who work very hard for the benefit of single mothers, many who are or were single mothers.

Tell Yourself the Truth

When life gets really tough we want to fantasize to keep the demons out of our thoughts. Action works better. And action will often alleviate the pain.