Category Gail Cawley Showalter

Transitions Challenge Us to Take a Step Upward

Transitions Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.   – Tom Stoppard A new year has dawned and we can look forward to our new days ahead. When our lives go through a change of seasons it is easy to see only the surface side of the situation. If the transition is sad […]

Ladies leaping from one cliff to another

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 Personalities Affect Your Christmas

  The Enneagram is probably the oldest form of personality analysis and does a great job of helping us determine how to cope with ourselves and others. Here is a fun Christmas description of the Enneagram for Christmas. Related post: Personality Predicaments Solved I am a Certified Professional Coach and I hold a degree from […]

Don’t Give Them the Benefit of the Doubt

Benefit of the Doubt Radio Spot that aired on KLBT 88.1 FM “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou So much of my life would have gone differently had I understood this. Learning to discern the character of a person isn’t always easy. We, as women, like to […]

How To Choose Friends

I wonder why some people keep choosing people and places that are not good for them

Mom with her son and daughter with Christmas gifts

10 Ways to Create a Joy-Filled Christmas

The approaching Christmas holiday can cause stress for single parents. I remember standing in the check out line at Toys R Us a few days before the first Christmas after the divorce. I had to wait until I received my December paycheck before I could buy my three kids’ presents. Most single parents struggle to […]

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.

How Ben Carson’s Mother Changed His Life

A mother’s influence is significant. Ben Carson is one example. 

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.

Do You Need a Cheerleader, a Guide, a Life Coach?

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