Author Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter
FREEDOM! Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Nine Scripture references – Exodus 1:1-14; 3: 1-15, John 8: 1-11, Galatians 5:1, 13-15 “If you’re looking for a thirty-minute story with a happy ending every time, it’s hard to find in the Bible-just as it is in real life.” As the […]
Learning where your personality traits take you and how to establish personal boundaries will help you to move forward with ease.
There has been rivalry and dissension as far back as we have recorded history. The Bible records the sibling rivalry between Cain and Abel. Cain eventually killed Abel. Then came Jacob and Esau and their feud.
Have You Had an Identity Crisis? Caterpillar asks, “Who are YOU?” to which Alice replies she no longer really knows anymore, after all the recent changes. – Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Come back every Wednesday for Ways to Live Your Best Life If you’ve had trouble with self identity after a long-term marriage […]
Do You Think it is Too Late? Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Seven Scripture references: Genesis 18: 9-33; 22: 1-14, Micah 6: 6-8, Acts 17: 19-34 Abraham and Sarah thought it was too late. Do you ever think it is too late for you? I fight the thoughts […]
There is no quick fix when establishing healthy boundaries in your life. Patience with yourself and others is required. Each of the steps could be a lifelong struggle for you. Take your time and be gentle with yourself.
Plotting Goodness Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Six Scripture references include – Genesis 12: 1-9, Galatians 3: 6-9, and Mark 11: 15-19 God’s goodness and love is for everyone. “God loves everyone, everywhere, no exceptions.” This takes out our idea that we can make it to the top […]
Life Coaching Provides a Guide Through the Haze Life Coaching is of great value to women who have lost themselves in service to others. It is of great value to women who need direction but can’t see the forest for the trees. And it is of tremendous worth for women who may be having difficulties […]
Since the beginning, since Adam and Eve, we have desired to be the god of things. We choose to wrong tree. “Instead of imitating and reflecting God as good image bearers should do, we start competing with God, edginess God out, playing god ourselves.” We blame each other. We become religious rivals. We judge one another.
In Over Our Heads Inspired by We Make the Road by Walking by Brian D. McLarenChapter Five Scripture references include Genesis 4:1-17; 6:5-8; 7:1-5; 8: 1: 9:7-17, Psalm 51 and James 4:1-8 Do you see the progression in the illustration of the Biblical messages above? I like to look at the whole picture. I recall […]