Category Loving the Growth

New Life

The symbolism is powerful. That a mighty oak grows from an acorn, that medicine comes from plants, and that our buildings are made from trees all intrigues me.

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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. 

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A Thought on Growth from a Tough Old Bird

What growth requires from the Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms

Book of Lessons of Insight & Encouragement

Living Learning Loving Lessons of Insight & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Amazon Review: Even though I am not a single mom at this time, I gained tremendous insight into my strengths and weaknesses, my relationships and my power to change for the better. Gail Showalter shares her own experiences, struggles and successes that […]

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Education Builds Self Awareness

Related articles: Education is Key, Baby Steps to College Education opens doors. For me gaining a Master’s Degree was not only an adventure it was a confidence booster of the best kind. I took one step at a time until I found doors opening.  I like the illustration of the Israelites carrying the Ark of […]

How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning Loving Lesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture […]

12 Chapters with Stories for Men as well as Mothers

Living Learning Loving Lessons & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter An Amazon review from a male reader: As a middle-aged male engineer fond of biography and military history, I picked up this little gem when my wife bought it for a single mom friend of ours. In truth, I was […]

Tips for Single Moms with Stories from a Tough Old Bird Who has Been There

Living Learning Loving Insights & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter What one mom had to say about this book: I can see how you would not want to put this book down and keep reading ahead. The first chapter was amazing and had many good points to it. When it […]

Help! I’m a Single Mom! Download Interview

Radio Interview On “Chained No More” Promote single mom ministry – download and share the interview, “Help! I’m a Single Mother!” on http://toginet.com/shows/chainednomore/ There have been 5,015 downloads as of 4-12-16 Robyn Besemann interviews Gail. Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being […]

Chained No More – Robyn Interviews Gail

My Interview on “Chained No More” with Robyn Besemann I was the guest on Robyn’s radio show and was able to share about SMORE for Women, our history, as well as, my book, Living Learning Loving.  You may listen to the podcast HERE Scan the list of Recent Shows located in the right margin for “Help! […]