Candy Gibbs

Writings

Middle School, Who Needs It

July 29, 2020 • General

I remember it so vividly…particularly when I hear a certain Bon Jovi song or smell Butterfinger and soft serve ice cream…Middle School. Middle school is such an awkward time that breeds insecurity like 6-week-old gym socks breed fungus! In my…


Love That Lasts a Lifetime

July 21, 2020 • General

I heard it said recently that your sibling relationships are the longest relationships of your life. When you think about it, it sounds plausible. I have a younger sister of 4 years and millions of memories, good and bad, have…


Life Over and Over With No Life at All

July 17, 2020 • General

So, I am not a super big fan of this movie, but have you seen The Truman Show with Jim Carey? In this movie, an entire “fake” life has been created around this man, Truman. Only the main character, Truman,…


The Answer is Jesus

July 7, 2020 • General

Truth comes from the Word of God and He is comfortable with what He said and how He said it. Regardless if you agree with it, like it or wish it were different…His opinion is final. It is time that…


Time for a Pep Talk

May 13, 2020 • General

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o Sometimes we all need a pep talk. Recently, my emotions have been anything but stable, but my focus is on the horizon. Life is sometimes hard, but like Kid President says, it’s not a game. I am on…


Cause to Celebrate (AND ACT)!!

March 31, 2020 • General

CAUSE TO CELEBRATE (AND ACT)!!  In the midst of chaos, fear, and this crazy virus…here is a reason to celebrate!! On March 21, in the face of fear and loss of life, one action taken by our Governor, Greg Abbott,…


Anticipating Rebellion

March 26, 2020 • General

Have you heard people say things like… “Oh you thought it was the terrible 2’s!” “She just turned 13, you better buckle up.” “You have teenagers…I’ll pray for you.” I think that often times the teen years are looked at…


Statement on COVID-19

March 18, 2020 • General

“My son, do not lose sight of these—     keep sound wisdom and discretion, 22 and they will be life for your soul and adornment for your neck. 23 Then you will walk on your way securely, and your foot will not stumble. 24 If you lie…


Who’s Holding the Sword Part 2

March 3, 2020 • General

Here is a statistic that might surprise you: Fewer than 1/3 of teens (32%)  regularly (once a week or more) read their bible (National Study of Youth and Religion, June 2004) “…man does not live by bread alone, but on…


Who’s Holding the Sword?

March 3, 2020 • General

I can remember both of my boys running around in diapers or shorts armed with a plastic sword intent on finding a dragon to slay. What a funny sight to see such little heroes, with milk mustaches from breakfast, set…

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