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African American girl day dreaming

A Thought about Waiting from a Tough Old Bird

A lot has been said about waiting and I’m no expect in spite of the fact that I’ve spent a great deal of life waiting. I think most women understand what it means to wait.

young woman crying

A Thought from a Tough Old Bird

Nothing – no nothing hurts the same way as grief. You don’t live as long as I have and not experience grief. I wish I could give you a simple way to make your hurt heal. It just doesn’t work that way.

Divine Servant sculpture

Who Was He?

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.

Cartoon of Gail as tough old bird

Amen

Since followers have not increased and I’ve become extremely committed to The Bridges of Hope for Single Moms, an Educational Support Program, I will no longer post three times a week.

Why is Education the Key for Single Moms

Notable Alumni of Oxford include: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Dr. Seuss, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Bobby Jindal Education is Key Related posts: A Skill Will Make Life Easier, Interview with Tanisha, What Do I NOT Regret, a video, Interview with Sheri, Interview with LaTasha, Interview with Kay, SMORE-Single Moms On Road to Education “Education is […]

Budgeting

Budgeting Is Not a Dirty Word

Budgeting Makes Life Easier #gshowalter_livinglearningloving 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 […]