Category accepting life

Gratitude as Your Attitude

Editorial as it appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, February 2, 2020 ABC’s of  Wisdom – G – Gratitude “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Aesop Gratitude is almost a buzzword these days. In case you don’t know a buzzword is a word or phrase that is overused and loses its original power like […]

Gratitude is a Good Thing

This quote was on the cover of our church program yesterday.
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”
– Melody Beattie

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

Be Teachable-Quick Spot

A Radio Spot

When “What Is” Doesn’t Match “What You’d Like” -Quick Spot

A radio spot

How to Leap Into 2019

I like to review the previous year and make goals (not resolutions) for the upcoming year. In SMORE we stress achieving your highest potential.

How to Accept Life on Life’s Terms

As the years have gone (or flown) by I’ve learned a few lessons. The main one is I’m not the one in charge. It is only when I release that I am able to embrace life.

How to Live a Fulfilled Life

Think deeper. Think. Live your life seeking what your Master wants for you.