Category lessons of insight and encouragement
The Drama of Desire
Since the beginning, since Adam and Eve, we have desired to be the god of things. We choose to wrong tree. “Instead of imitating and reflecting God as good image bearers should do, we start competing with God, edginess God out, playing god ourselves.” We blame each other. We become religious rivals. We judge one another.
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.
ABCs of Wisdom A-AlAnon 12 Step Program
So much of my life is influenced by what I’ve learned from the 12-step program of AlAnon Family Groups.
Spiritual Health is Birthed in Your Dungeon
Entering your Castle is “embarking on a life’s journey that will transform you and your relationship with God and the world.” This is serious spiritual work. You’ve likely asked yourself, “What is my purpose for being here? or “What am I meant to do? I know I have.
How to Avoid Disruptions in Your Bliss
3 ways to Have More Bliss My goal is to empower women, all women. I know what it is to lose your bliss. There have been times when fear overcame me and I didn’t know which way to turn. Usually I was overwhelmed with my own thoughts. Blame was easier than forgiveness. Spewing my mental […]
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 the […]
How I Learned to See from Blind Children
“Learning with Wisdom Gathered from Others” Chapter 12 Living Learning Loving Gail Cawley Showalter’s new book 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 […]