Category Church Leaders
Our single mom student at this time is on schedule to graduate in May 2020. She has been a joy to work with and will be an asset to our community with a degree in Social Work from Lamar University.
For me the fact that Jesus became the perfect example of a servant is one I cannot ignore or rationalize. Serving it the point. I watched my mother do it. The people I most admire are servants. It is only when serving that I’m most happy. In truth I believe service is therapeutic. If you want to heal, help.
I’m Gail and I founded SMORE for Women after realizing that single moms so desperately need simple acceptance and genuine love. I have ‘been there, done that’ so to speak. Now I’m happily married and have fifteen grandchildren. Life is full, very full and joy filled. I am an author and professionally trained speaker. […]
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 […]
Prayer “Loving the Power of Prayer” in Living Learning Loving new book by Gail Cawley Showalter 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 […]
Inclusive or Exclusive? “Sign here,” the director of Christian education said as he slid the form across the table. I offered to lead a single’s class at my home church, the church where I was baptized as a child. Everyone thought I was a perfect fit to serve as the director since I was […]
If You Need a Speaker Click the Title, “Need a Speaker for Women?” above for audio message. Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education […]
Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education for eighteen years, finishing her professional career as a Braille teacher. In 2007 She founded SMORE for Women. […]
The Mission of Yahweh in Houston Sam and I visited the Mission of Yahweh in Houston. Richard Hill, the Executive Director, gave us a complete tour of their extensive facilities. For more information about Yahweh you may visit their website HERE. Nestled in a neighborhood of northwest Houston, this mission has been serving homeless women […]