Shepherd's VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

a faith-based interactive learning center 

Are you tired of comparisons?  Looking at other people’s lives and wishing that was your reality?  Social media makes it easy to catch glimpses of well-behaved children, superhero moms, perfectly decorated homes, financial prosperity, adorable pets, fabulous wardrobes…etc. We only see what other people allow us to see about their lives, yet we can’t help […]

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Dear Mom, We hope your November has been a month where you could reflect on the things that stir gratitude in your heart. The month of December is one that is typically full of parties, school programs, shopping, and a heaping pile of stress on top of your regular routine. If Christmas has you feeling […]

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#DearMom Are you ready for Easter bunnies, egg hunts, special Easter clothes, and the official start of spring? It feels like we just celebrated Christmas, but here we are–Easter is right around the corner. Whether you’ve been a single mom for a short time or what feels like a lifetime, single parenting at the holidays […]

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Prayer Matters

January 3, 2019

I’ve been a Christian for many years and a lot has happened in my life over those years. In fact, the only thing that has been consistent in my life is inconsistency and change. I’ve gotten to experience the profound moment of life entering the world as I welcomed each of my babies on their […]

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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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After my divorce, I moved back into my parents’ home for some time to breathe, regroup, and save money as I determined my next step. I slept in my old bedroom in my twin-sized bed with glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling above me.  My little boys shared the room next to mine. We did this […]

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