Author Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter
Focus on Your Strengths Concentrate on Strengths Traits of Empowered Women An empowered woman knows her strengths and how to exercise them. She believes in the power of her strengths. She works hard and remains focused. Know Your Strengths Empowered women know themselves well. They are aware of both their strong traits and their personal […]
“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas – the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children.
As time goes on our choices make a greater difference, especially those that cannot be undone.
Loving the Growth Chapter 10 in Living Learning Loving by Gail Cawley Showalter Have you ever had growing pains. I recall when I was a child and my legs would ache my parents would say, “You’re just having growing pains.” Little did I know then that I’d have growing pains later in life too, even […]
Lonely is Not the Same as Solitude Thought from Kay Miller, a single mother and SMORE Board Member I am not a person to set intentional goals or dreams for myself. However, I have always thought when the boys left home for college, my dad was the only tie that kept me tethered to Southeast […]
Your spiritual life and your physical life may be in conflict as mine was. I think that the goal of spiritual growth is to bring them into complete coordination with each other. Freedom comes to life when you are authentic in all ways.
I’ve spent a great deal of my adult like (lots of years) thinking about how I think. Why do I always gravitate to the negative? Why do I continually struggle with judgmental reactions to others?
Life isn’t easy for women who think they must fit a mold whether it is because of religion or family dynamics.
Maintaining Your Car Having a reliable automobile is not optional, at least not in southeast Texas. And most of us, women that is, do not know very much about how to maintain our vehicles. So I asked my husband, Sam, to create a checklist and this is what he came up with. It is more […]
Testimony “I met Gail at a pivotal time in my life. I was a newly divorced single mom of 2 boys and when I heard her speak at a ladies conference, I identified with her immediately. We began a friendship that has turned out to be one of the most significant relationships in my life. […]