Author Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter

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

Gail recording at radio station

Well Being-a Quick Spot

Sometimes single moms don’t have a sense of well being.

personality predicaments and the four colors in puzzle pieces

Summertime & Kids with Different Personalities

Just because your kids are home for the summer doesn’t mean they will all enjoy the same activities. Let’s look at the personality differences and how that determines what they each enjoy.

A Quick Spot-Make a Memory

Recording at KLBT 88.1 FM I raised three children as a single mother before I remarried. I have experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years I know a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. I am […]

ABCs of Wisdom

What if I told you—this one topic can change your life forever? Healthy boundaries bring a level of success to those who have them. Women often have difficulties in this area. Unhealthy or nonexistent boundaries are the source of many of the issues that I notice when I coach women.

Be Teachable-Quick Spot

A Radio Spot