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Mom with her son and daughter with Christmas gifts

10 Ways to Create a Joy-Filled Christmas

The approaching Christmas holiday can cause stress for single parents. I remember standing in the check out line at Toys R Us a few days before the first Christmas after the divorce. I had to wait until I received my December paycheck before I could buy my three kids’ presents. Most single parents struggle to […]

How to Overcome Depression

1-1/2 minute video Christmas Holiday Depression   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 Braille teacher. […]

The Mess of Christmas

    My spiritual director, Janet Davis, reminded me what a mess the first Christmas was. Not only was the world in a dark place the specifics surrounding the first Gift of Christmas seemed all out-of-order. Mary, a very young unmarried virgin, becomes pregnant. Her fiancée’ wasn’t included or consulted. The angel came to him -a […]