Category Restoration

Don’t Give Them the Benefit of the Doubt

Benefit of the Doubt Radio Spot that aired on KLBT 88.1 FM “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” -Maya Angelou So much of my life would have gone differently had I understood this. Learning to discern the character of a person isn’t always easy. We, as women, like to […]

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How to Find Joy in Nature

I’m not a great outdoors person but I do enjoy time away from the cares of the day-to-day worries. And I’m always glad that I did when I get outside and enjoy nature.

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12 Steps for Single Moms

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 […]

Discover a New Path by Having a Life Coach. It Can Change Your Life

I am a Life Coach I coach women because I am now a mature woman and am passionate about helping women navigate life’s choices. I’d  be delighted to talk with you if you want to learn more about life coaching. There is no charge for the first consultation and you may learn that this one decision […]

Spiritual Growth Builds Your Strength, Enhances Your Life

Grow Spiritually For an audio message Click on the above title “Prepare for Spiritual Growth.”     Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education for […]

Aim for the Bull’s Eye to Reach Your Goal

Set Goals For the Center Point For an audio message Click on the above title, “Aim for the Bull’s Eye to Reach Your Goal.”   Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was […]

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Stop Beating Yourself Up

Don’t Beat Yourself Up by Comparing Yourself to others Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education for eighteen years, finishing her professional career as a […]

How to Leave Your Past Behind and Start a New Life and Future

  Buckner Family Place Buckner Children and Family Services,Inc. Are you a single mom who needs a skill, an education, a college degree? Buckner offers you a way. The Buckner Family Place model devotes itself to protecting children, promoting independence and building strong families through Christ-centered values. Since 1997, Family Place programs have served more than 550 single […]

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Where Do You Find Your Still Waters?

Find Your Still Waters

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Why Are You Afraid to Be Vulnerable?

What is the Value in Vulnerability? When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.    –Madeleine L’Engle As a single mom, I wanted to appear that I had it […]