Category Gail Cawley Showalter

Who Makes a Difference?

Who Makes a Difference May Surprise You January and you may be reflecting and evaluating your life. This post reminds me that, as Mother Teresa said, “Do small things with great love.” Philosophy from late Charles Schultz Quiz Name the five wealthiest people in the world. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners. Name the […]

Loyalty is wise – Most of the time

When is Loyalty Wise? Editorial as it appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, December 13, 2020

What No One Tells You About What Really Matters in Life

Teaching Really Matters Since teaching wasn’t my first choice in a career I didn’t fully realize the significance of my work. In 1989 I was recruited to take the position of Teacher of the Visually Impaired for two school districts who had established a co-op. This required that I return to college, yet again. I […]

Growth Prepares You for Life

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 […]

Why Authenticity is Important

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.

Take Control of Your Thoughts

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?

Are You Wearing a “Personality” Mask?

Life isn’t easy for women who think they must fit a mold whether it is because of religion or family dynamics.

How to Maintain Your Car

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 […]

Life Coach for Women

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. […]

Life Transitions

With Transitions Comes New Life “Each transition begins with an ending. Change mean letting go of the old before we are able to embrace the new.” -William Bridges read more Talking with women about handling the transitions in their lives is one thing I can do to help. As a Life Coach with years and […]