Candy Gibbs

Writings

Tag: Youth Speaker

In the Midst

February 12, 2019 • Ministries, Missions, Speaking

  I saw a quote on Twitter recently and I cannot get it off of my mind. “God has landed on this enemy-occupied world in human form.” C.S. Lewis. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with…


Anchors

February 6, 2019 • Community, Ministries, Parenting

  “When your children grasp for something to hold onto in the middle of the storm, they will reach for the anchor of your family.” “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe…


Boys will be Boys?

January 28, 2019 • Ministries, Parenting, Teen Events

  Boys will be Boys? Seventy percent of all D’s and F’s are given to boys. Eight-five percent of stimulant drugs prescribed throughout the world are prescribed to American boys. Boys have fallen behind girls in virtually every area of…


Thanks Moms!

January 16, 2019 • Community, Ministries, Parenting

  Newsflash…there is no such thing as a supermom.  Being a supermom in the sense of having a beautiful, immaculate home, working, keeping the laundry done, kids bathed, dinner on the table, wearing a size 4, driving the taxi with…


Oh Holy Night

December 24, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teen Events

Oh Holy Night Let’s go on a journey of looking at the manger and take time to consider and ponder the events of the night. Within the moments is an intimate, personal experience for each of us; an opportunity to…


Tree Envy

December 20, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teen Events

Tree envy. Yep. I have it. Makes me laugh to say it that way. I didn’t actually say it quite like that, my friend Ana did, after I confessed to her that I am feeling slightly embarrassed by my Christmas…


Seek Him

December 18, 2018 • Community, Parenting, Teens

I love the holidays and I cannot even believe that they are upon us!  Time is flying by!  I have such fond memories of holidays spent at my Nana’s house with all of my cousins.  Those memories, no matter how…


Pause Button, Please!!

December 14, 2018 • Parenting, Speaking, Teen Events

Pause Button, Please! Several Christmases ago, I was watching Christmas movies with my kids and was struck with the fact that my middle son, Jake, then 12, would only have 6 more Christmases living in our home.  Time flies when…


He is comfortable with His decisions

December 10, 2018 • Community, Ministries, Parenting

How many times have you said something like, “let me be the bad guy” or “I am comfortable with my decision” to one of your children? More times than I can count, Brian and I have said something along these…


We Will Not be Shaken

December 7, 2018 • Ministries, Parenting, Teen Events

Dear friends and partners, Merry, Merry Christmas to you!  As I write you this beautiful morning, I have a fire in the fireplace, coffee in hand, and you on my heart! I pray that 2018 has been a year of…

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