Tag Archives: grieving a loss

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Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms

by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy  by Janet Davis  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?”  And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]

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Grief Takes Time

Grief Has It’s Own Time Table 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 handle kids. She […]

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Can You “Let It Go?”

  Is the Grass Always Greener? I recently sat in on the last two sessions of a women’s Bible study which were focused on a book called “Let It Go” by Karen Ehman (http://www.karenehman.com/about-karen/). I haven’t read the book, but I hope to since what I heard from Karen’s video in those two study sessions […]

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Are you in a valley?

Are you walking through a personal valley? “Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery-there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.” -Rick Warren  

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Spring Brings New Beginning

Spring is God’s way of saying, “One more time.” – Robert Orben

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True Love May Not Be What You Think

Love Is a Verb Gail Cawley Showalter Related posts: Is It Love? Thoughts on Love & Boundaries At this time of year we think of sweethearts, flowers, candy, cupid, and Valentine’s. We are suckers for the love story in which everyone lives happily ever after. Our little girls dream of being one of the Disney […]

Sunday Verse for Single Moms

God Loves You He who dwells in the shelter of the most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. -Psalm 91:1

Guidance for Single Moms

From a Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms Gail Cawley Showalter I know that parenting is a challenge under the best of circumstances. However, for single moms who are unsure which way to turn, the challenges are magnified. Proverbs 29:18 tells us, “If people can’t see what God is doing, they […]

Do Not Fear

  “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 (KJV)

There is grace, amazing grace, in aloneness

For more on the Single Mom Card Deck go to SMORE for Women There is grace, amazing grace, in aloneness. ~ Have I experienced the serenity of being alone this week? Related Post: Single Moms: Grief has stages Contact Gail