Author Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter

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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.

ABC’s of Wisdom – C – Courage

C- Courage This is one in a series that are posted on the first of each month Whatever you think courage is, think again. We know Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. But did you know the root of the word courage is cor – the Latin word for heart? In one of its earliest […]

Gail recording at radio station

A Quick Spot-“Do the Work”

It is important that you not only commit to your spiritual life and growth.

Grace

I hold a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. I was an educator in regular and special education for twenty years, finishing my professional career as a Braille teacher. I am a Certified Professional Coach with Fowler International Academy.
I married Sam after raising three children as a single mother.
In 2007 I founded SMORE for Women. SMORE is a nonprofit association whose goal is Single Moms, Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, & Empowered. I serve as the Director of the Educational Support Program for Single Mothers with Bridges of Hope, a nonprofit in Beaumont Texas.
My stories have been published in several Christian books and magazines. My book, Living Learning Loving is available for purchase on Amazon or Barnes & Noble online.

Gail recording at radio station

A Quick Spot-Don’t Blame God

It’s a cop-out to blame God. Consider your choices. Look at your part in the circumstances of your life. Of course, you can’t control everything. You can, however, control your attitude and you make decisions that you must live with.

Gail recording at radio station

Spiritual Growth-a Quick Spot

A brief radio spot-spiritual growth