Category Grieving a Loss
Being Alone Need Not Be Lonely Most women feel alone from time to time. Single moms often feel lonely. It’s not the dream life. Difficulties and disappointments may be daily events. There are, however, some gems that can be polished when we are alone. I love the quote from Henrietta Mears, “God never put anyone […]
You may think that there is absolutely nothing good that can come from the chaos you are living.
12 Steps Adapted for Single Moms Gail Cawley Showalter I admit that I do not have control over the difficult people in my life and I cannot manage all my responsibilities alone. My life has become crazy, out of control. I do believe that a Power greater than myself can and will bring clarity out […]
Coping with an Empty Nest Words from Ellen Neiley Ritter, Ph.D. Take care of yourself! You’ve taken care of everyone else and you now need and deserve to take care of yourself. Pamper yourself, listen to your body—if you’re tire, rest and recharge your energy; if you’re feeling stress, do something relaxing. Go with the […]
Grief is the Uninvited Guest that Interrupts our Life There are many circumstances that bring grief into our lives. As common as it is for many, including me, grief hits hard and is often more difficult to handle than we expect it to be. I recently lost my dear brother-in-law and though he had lived […]
Being Alone Can be Amazing When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I […]
Do You Have Power in Your Life?
Living Learning Loving Lessons of Insight & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter
Shared by permission of Krista Smith Loss comes in many forms. It doesn’t have a schedule. It doesn’t have a limit. It just comes whenever and stays as long as it needs. Sometimes it leaves you breathless. Sometimes you want to run. But it always leaves you a different person and it takes a strength […]