Tag Archives: ministering to single moms

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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 […]

How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning LovingLesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture that […]

Help for Single Moms

A Book for Single Moms Living Learning LovingLessons of Insight and Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood I was interviewed for the online magazine, Single Matters.You may read the interview HERE. 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. […]

7 Steps to Overcome Your Divorce

Overcoming Divorce from This Emotional Life An emotional support system isn’t all you need to get over your grief. Divorce is said to be on of the most profoundly painful experiences that a human being can survive. . . [read more] Related posts: Top 10 Things to Do When . . ., Grief [a video], […]

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Gail Shares Her Story of Single Mom Life

  I’m Gail and I founded SMORE for Women after realizing that single moms so desperately need simple acceptance and genuine love. I have ‘been there, done that’ so to speak. Now I’m happily married and have fifteen grandchildren. Life is full, very full and joy filled. I am an author and professionally trained speaker. […]

How Personality Assessments Help the Family

We All Have Personalities For an audio message Click on the above title “How Personality Assessments Help the Family.”

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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I Wonder About Young Girls and Pregnancy

Young Girls & Pregnancy I wonder how many: Young girls area abused in their families of origin Girls lose their sense of self due to lack of love by their own mothers Girls are fooled into sex at a young age by the first boy overloaded with testosterone Girls bring babies into this world thinking/hoping […]

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Are You Confused and Living in Wonderland?

Alice was confused. Are you? God is not the author of confusion, but of peace.- I Corinthians 14:33 KJV Graphic Layout by Laurie Harris, SMORE Board Member

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Connections with Others Are Important, Sunday Thought from SMORE

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.  – Isaac Newton