Candy Gibbs

Writings

Celebrating Differences 2020

January 11, 2020 • General

  The definition of feminism is –the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. Such an interesting debate in our society, even in Christian circles. As I considered it some over the holidays and…


Fully Committed

January 9, 2020 • General

“For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him.”  2 Chronicles 16:9 Fully – completely: to the greatest extent possible or required Committed – devoted: devoted to somebody or…


Tree Envy

December 20, 2019 • General

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…


Oh Holy Night

December 17, 2019 • General

  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 gaze into…


Holiday Fog

December 11, 2019 • General

  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…


Moms & Sons, Part 3

December 4, 2019 • General

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. “                           – Christopher Robin to Pooh. I have loved every moment with my…


Moms & Sons, Part 2

November 26, 2019 • General

  In the last post, we began a discussion on the unique relationship mothers have with their sons. The Lord has called us as mothers to train, equip, and impact our young men and in so doing, to release them…


Moms & Sons, Part 1

November 19, 2019 • General

    I would like to focus for the next few weeks on a very special relationship, mothers and sons. I have been so blessed to have two wonderful sons.  I have three children and each of them has such a…


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…

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