Tag Archives: dealing with loneliness

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Living Alone But Not Lonely-Solitude Can be An Opportunity

Living with Solitude Chapter 1 from Living Learning Loving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to […]

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Creativity from Solitude

Your Creativity & Other Strengths Can Develop in Solitude Purchase book HERE #gshowalter_livinglearningloving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child […]

How Do You Deal with Quiet?

When it all Goes Quiet Shared with permission from Krista Smith I’m not a person who likes quiet. When I went through my divorce the fear of quiet caused me to start a few bad habits. I learned to fall asleep with the TV on. I never wanted to stay home alone so I kept […]

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His Presence Will Bring Ultimate Contentment

His Presence  by Laurie Harris   I walked into the room and said There you are my sweet sweetie and adorable you. I was talking to my little chocolate companion Malia, my four-year-old schnauzer That’s right, I talk to my do . . . smile . . . don’t you?   Her presence brings me […]

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Sunday Verse for Single Moms from SMORE

The Lord leadeth me beside the still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.  Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.  You prepare […]

Single Moms Worldwide Share Common Bonds

Single Mothers Across the Globe Gail Cawley Showalter We know you follow us from the Philipines, Brazil, India, Jamaica, Canada, Australia, the UK, Africa and elsewhere. Tell us about your life as a single mom. Tell us about your children. How do you support yourself and provide for your children? Do you have a support […]

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Hidden Treasures in Being Alone

Single moms feel lonely. They are often alone. Not the dream life. Difficulties and disappointments are often 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 in a place too small to grow.” Growth is what life is […]