Shepherd's VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

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Shepherd’s Village University includes an Essential Life Skills course that is designed to help single mothers face their future with confidence. This is an excerpt from one  of the classes focuses on Time Management. If you enjoy what you read here, please register for the full course and continue to be encouraged!   There are some […]

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Hey, awesome mom! We know you may not feel awesome right now, but rest assured—YOU ARE! We want to remind you that you are an incredible woman who is worthy of goodness, kindness, joy, and love. As we considered the summer months and what single moms are facing, we thought about how hard self-care is […]

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#DearMom, First, you’re amazing. Congratulations on getting through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. You did it! And…here we go again. Another holiday. Another opportunity for difficult emotions to resurface. Valentine’s Day is upon us. It’s hard to escape the overflowing, gooey love merchandise that accosts us at every turn, isn’t it?  There’s an emotional assault […]

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Look Back, Move Forward

December 31, 2018

Looking back, when many single moms first connect with Shepherd’s Village, they are clearly emotional, exhausted, and stressed. They are struck with the reality of being on their own with a child (or children) to raise, bills to pay, a household to run, and only 24 hours in the day. It’s daunting. Over time, things […]

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Dear Single Mom, We are thinking of you. With Thanksgiving over and Christmas getting closer, we have been praying for your heart. This time of year is hard. We know. Everyone in the Shepherd’s Village’s family has been in your shoes. We are (or were) single moms, too. Some of us were also raised by […]

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Like most women going through a divorce, I was constantly stressed. There were so many things to worry about, arguments that would spring up when I least expected them, and big decisions to make. I’d been a runner for a few years, but never really took it seriously. During those months, however, I needed the […]

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