Candy Gibbs

Writings

I Am “Fine”

April 27, 2023 • General

I had a recent conversation with a friend that went something like this… “How are you doing?” “I am fine.  But I am tired of fine.  I am asking the Lord to teach me…teach me to be content in all…


He is Comfortable With What He Said

February 9, 2023 • General

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…


Coming to the Rescue

February 1, 2023 • General

Busy families require parents to be organized and often times have a routine.  My routine each day starts with a quiet time.  On a good day, exercise followed by a shower and quickly rounded off with coffee…all before the day…


Compassion

January 25, 2023 • General

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” – Colossians 3:12. I love the way the Lord speaks to us in ways that we understand. As parents, when our children…


Anchor

January 18, 2023 • General

“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 to…


Title X

January 11, 2023 • General

See below for the text from a recent article or visit the link below to read! Parents, continue to take a stand! The next generation hinges on our prayers and our fight for LIFE! I am praying for you! https://www.texastribune.org/2023/01/03/title-x-federal-court-ruling-birth-control/…


Fully Committed

January 1, 2023 • 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…


Linger at the Manger

December 26, 2022 • Community, Ministries, Parenting

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus, the beauty and innocence of imagining an encounter with that heavenly baby boy brings joy and peace beyond description.  When I imagine the shepherds as they bowed before the King of Kings nestled…


Holiday Fog

December 7, 2022 • 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…


Pause Button, Please!

November 30, 2022 • General

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…

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