Category Christian perspective

What are Stepford Christians?

We hear sermons about not being like the Pharisees and at the same time we have the unwritten expectations of members of our churches.

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Why Church is Important

I do want to encourage you to participate in a church community for several reasons.

Have you been rejected?

Are You Accepted/Rejected? We hold a status in society – married or divorced, stay-at-home mom or working mom, white collar or blue collar, successful or on welfare, home owner or homeless, physically fit or disabled, black or white. If you’ve ever changed from one status to another you may know the sting of judgment that […]

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A Book Filled With Wisdom for Women

My children were three, four, and six years old when their father left us. We were married almost ten years and up until the preceding eighteen months of that time, our lives had been exciting, productive, and promising.

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Education Builds Self Awareness

Related articles: Education is Key, Baby Steps to College Education opens doors. For me gaining a Master’s Degree was not only an adventure it was a confidence booster of the best kind. I took one step at a time until I found doors opening.  I like the illustration of the Israelites carrying the Ark of […]

Sing!

      Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the founder […]

Why Does it Matter Where You Go?

  Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the founder of SMORE […]

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Issues at Work

  For Audio Click Below Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is […]

How to Make a Single Mom Happy on Valentine’s Day

Give a Single Mom Some Heart A rerun worth a reread Article by Gail Cawley Showalter as it appeared in Beaumont Enterprise – February 12, 2012 No one wants to be on a six-hour, red-eye flight with a crying baby and it doesn’t make the mother happy either. The mom on this flight was an […]

Do You Need Clarity of Vision?

A Clarity Of Vision From PARADE Magazine December 5, 1999 Just before the turn of the century Seven Sacred Virtues THE HUMILITY to know that we are not alone in the world. THE GENEROSITY to allow others to have what they deserve. THE RESTRAINT to control our most passionate impulses. THE KINDNESS to tolerate the mistakes […]