Category courageous living

ABC’s of Wisdom-Enthusiasm

Whatever you are, if you are enthusiastic, it’s my bet that you have a passion for life.

A Unique Church

I attend a unique church, certainly unique for southeast Texas. Calder Baptist , is not associated with the Southern Baptist Convention churches. I hesitate to call it Baptist because of the connotation most people have with “Baptist.”

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Focus on Your Strengths

Concentrating on your strengths will bring power into everything you do. Most of us do not know what our strengths are

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 […]

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.

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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.

Be Teachable-Quick Spot

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Persistence – a quick spot

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Walk in the Light-Quick Spot

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Teach Kids Integrity is Priceless

News of the college admissions scandal has me in a quandary. On the one hand I’m furious. On the other hand I have pity for the students in this situation.