Category Living Learning Loving

Educating Single Moms-A Mission

The Mission You might say I’m a woman on a mission. Some might say “She’s obsessed!” Either way, I am passionate about making a way for single moms in southeast Texas to earn a practical degree. Here is why – Statistics tell us that children raised by a single parent (usually the mother) do not […]

True Love

Forget the cutesy valentines, hearts, chocolates and flowers!  

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Listen for God’s Voice

 If we don’t make the time for listening to spiritual direction we probably won’t hear it. 

Pay Attention to Signs on Your Path

This morning I took the wrong path. Or better said, I didn’t take the correct path.

What is Acceptance, 7 Steps to Get Past Divorce

What does that mean exactly? After much thought this is the conclusion I’ve come to- Acceptance is the willingness to embrace what is.

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How to Know If You Are Isolating

It’s easier than I’d imagined for life to get out of balance. As much as I value solitude I must admit too much solitude can lead to social isolation.

Money Matters SMORE Card Deck

A Thought About Money from a Seasoned Mama Bird

Money is one of the most difficult topics for single mothers and others who struggle to keep afloat. I hope this little list helps.

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A Thought from a Seasoned Mama Bird

You probably have more courage than you think. Look over your week. Think of actions you took that you were not able to take a year ago. You have probably developed muscles you didn’t know you had. Don’t be afraid to take the next step.

How My Experiences Taught Me About Life

Landing a job requires a level of confidence that may be damaged by divorce or an abusive marriage. Interviews require confidence. We all know it takes to courage to sell yourself and your skills. I recall an early job search of my own.

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Why You Need Boundaries

Healthy Boundaries Keep Your Heart Safe Related posts – “Expect Resistance”, “Living with Boundaries” Chapter 2 video, Radio Spot, For some women difficulty with boundaries began in childhood. Others may suffer with weak boundaries as a result of troublesome relationships. Child Abuse Our first/earliest boundary is our skin. It is our largest organ and protects […]