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Single Moms, the Real Heroes! Guest Post by Dennis Franck “How am I supposed to raise my two boys alone?” Susan asked the pastor. “I don’t know how—I was never a little boy.” Comments like these are not rare anymore. Single moms represent 12.2 million households today,[i] and 24 million children (nearly 4 out of […]

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Grow Spiritually For an audio message Click on the above title “Prepare for Spiritual Growth.”     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 […]

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I’m sharing my letter that will give insight to all dads with little girls.

Mr. Cawley

Daddy Knew True Enthusiasm Some of you know that enthusiasm is one of my most favorite words.  The word literally means with (en) the divine (theos). What could be better than to be with the divine? My daddy used to say, when we accused him of being uninterested, that he was, “Bubbling over inside.” I understand that now. So often […]

Mom and son in conflict

Are You Overcompensating & Raising a Narcissist? Article by Gail Showalter in Single Matters online magazine Mothers love their children above all else. They can, however, confuse love with an adoration that borders on worship. Some parents get carried away and put their kids on a pedestal. Read more. . .

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Do Not Triangulate Your Relationships For an audio message Click on the above title, “Tips to Keep Relationships in Tact – Not Triangular.”    

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Living Learning Loving Lessons of Insight & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter Books will be available for purchase in July for SURE!

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A Man’s Top Ten List on  by Danny Mason used with permission One of the cool things about writing a blog is that sometimes, people write me back.  Now, it’s not cool when they’re mean, which sometimes happens.  But it is cool when someone writes to tell me that what I’ve written has encouraged them […]


  Marry for the Right Reasons             Guest Post by Dennis Franck, Coach, Consultant, Speaker       As a pastor to single adults for 21 years, I learned people marry for many reasons; some are healthy, others are unhealthy. UNHEALTHY REASONS TO MARRY To […]

Living Learning Loving book cover

I Am a Storyteller I see life experiences as stories from which I learn. In my new book, Living Learning Loving, Lessons of Insight & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood, you will read numerous stories of situations in my single mom life. Each intended to inspire mothers who may be mothering alone. Profits from all sales […]


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