Category Single Mothers
Most of us want to believe that we live our lives in a fairly self-aware, consciously chosen fashion. Unfortunately, in the busyness and noise of our culture, that is often not the case. Self-awareness is a particular challenge for many women. (p. 29)
A story by Virginia “Ginny” Gilbertsen I have a Popular Sanguine-Powerful Choleric personality which means that I love to play, have fun, make you laugh, and gives lots of hugs! If there is fun to be had, I am there! But, when the fun is gone, I either crash or go into work mode. […]
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 […]
Know Yourself There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.”-Benjamin Franklin Seems simple, right? You look in the mirror everyday and you recognize your face. You think you know yourself. I think that self-awareness is a spiritual process and often takes a lifetime. Some will tell you that self-awareness […]
Single mothers go to great lengths to provide for and protect their children often forgetting that if they aren’t healthy and strong their children will suffer as a result. Is taking care of your self a priority or is taking care of everyone else your priority? Setting priorities, for the single mom, may seem like straining spaghetti while you change a diaper.
“Becoming the Parent Your Child Needs” is a course for parents who are raising a child that behaves so differently from them they don’t know how to relate to the child.
Your Self Awareness A Message for Those Who Have Lost Identity It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.—Desiderius Erasmus Knowing your God-given Personality Style brings self awareness. With self awareness comes freedom. This requires an honest look in the mirror. It is crucial to […]
They are established for protection and learning how to live life. Boundaries help your kids learn how to gain control of their own impulses.
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 […]