Category Archives: single mothers

Time for Action

Have you ever needed to make a change? If so, I understand. Years ago, I waited for God to give me a new job. I wanted my two-minute prayer to be followed by a phone call with a wonderful offer. … Continue reading

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On Tough Days, Focus on the Blessings

Does February 5 hold special meaning for you? For me, it marks the day decades ago when I stepped into marriage. My husband, Don, and I were filled with youthful energy and bright dreams. Additionally, we had deep faith, college … Continue reading

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The Single-Parent Family: Still a Family

My daughter, Holly, was in third grade when she came home one day in tears. The class room mother had handed out directions to an event and said, “Take these home to your families.” Then undoubtedly remembering that Holly’s dad … Continue reading

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Would You Really Want to Be 30 Again?

Recently, over coffee, friends and I discussed our being of a certain age in this youth-oriented society. Soon the invariable question came: Would we really want to be 30 again? Amazingly, none of us wanted to go back in time. … Continue reading

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Concentrating on What I Have Left

Yesterday was my son’s birthday. And while I rejoice at this milestone, I am mindful he now is older than his dad, my husband, was before brain cancer swept in and changed our family forever. But I have choices. So … Continue reading

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