Candy Gibbs

Writings

Parenting

Gentleness

September 3, 2019 • Parenting

Moms, this is where you have the corner on the market.  I know we mothers are certainly not perfect and the Lord has much to teach us. But in most cases, you are gentle and loving toward your children.  Every…


Gideon

August 7, 2019 • Parenting

Judges 6 is the chapter where we are told about the calling of Gideon, a great warrior.  Today, the verse in that passage that most resounds with me is verse 14, “Go in the strength you have and save Israel…


College! I’m Not Ready!!

August 2, 2019 • Parenting

“Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.  Then they can urge the younger women to love their husband and…


Search for The Suit

July 18, 2019 • Parenting

Well it’s that time of year again…swim suit shopping.  If you are the mother of a teenage daughter, you know that this time of year is something we dread.  Since my daughter turned two, and I am not exaggerating, it…


Ideas for Summer

June 17, 2019 • Parenting

As a mom, I totally understand that summer can be the best of times and the worst of times.  Who hasn’t spent weeks anticipating mornings of sleeping in and evenings spent lingering on the patio with the kids? Yet, by…


The Truth about TikTok

June 6, 2019 • Parenting

Until just recently, I was unaware that the popular app, Music.ly, has been renamed, Tik Tok. While the name has changed, the dangers have not; as with any social media platform, privacy and content are big concerns.  There have been…


Savior Complex

May 30, 2019 • Parenting

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity…Be diligent in these matters, give yourself wholly to them, so that…


Prom

May 22, 2019 • Parenting

  The dress.  The date.  The pictures.  The friends.  The dinner.  The after-party.  The memories. Most of us remember our proms, some with very positive feelings and some…not so much. What I can say…is that times have changed.  We have…


When the Miles Are Too Many

May 14, 2019 • Parenting

As some of you know, my oldest son and his precious family live in Montana and they serve in the United States Air force.  I am so proud of Tanner and Whitney and am excited about their new adventure…and so…


Wedding Fit for a King

May 7, 2019 • Parenting

I have been listening to this beautiful song, “Marry Me” by Train.  I was listening to it on my drive to the office this morning as the sun rose in the east.  It dawned on me, in much the same…

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