Your Spirit, Your Work

Unplugged: Re-Posted from July 2009

Candy blogs: Today all the electronic connections in the office went down, even the phones were down so we couldn't even make an announcement that everything was down! The power was still on but we couldn't connect to it. We all groaned and whined and bemoaned all the work that wouldn't get done or would… Continue reading Unplugged: Re-Posted from July 2009

Your Family, Your Spirit, Your Work

See Candy?

Candy blogs: See, Candy? You're not the only one at Wal-Mart at 5:45 a.m. There are many other people here snatching bits of time for family needs. See Candy? I am answering your prayers for provision through honorable work. See Candy? My plans for you don't preclude your inner circle ... your immediate family and… Continue reading See Candy?

Your Family, Your Work

Girl Talk Series #3-Grandma’s Gallon Jar

Candy blogs: My grandparents used to keep a gallon jar on the dresser in their bedroom. As a child, I lived with them for two years around the ages of 7-8. I watched that jar slowly fill up with quarters. (I'm thinking that they kept their other change to give me to wrap up in… Continue reading Girl Talk Series #3-Grandma’s Gallon Jar

Your Family, Your Work

Girl Talk Series: #2 No One Likes a Skinny Santa

Candy blogs: Are you a hurried, harried working mom? My heart goes out to you. I was one for 22 years. I recognize the weary look in your eyes. I remember that deep sigh as you were about to walk in the door from work. "Buck up," you tell yourself. "No relaxing for you yet."… Continue reading Girl Talk Series: #2 No One Likes a Skinny Santa

Your Spirit, Your Work

Deep Calls Out to Deep

Candy blogs: One of my favorite quotes: "He who is enslaved to the compass has the freedom of the seas." This saying has been on my computer monitor at work for many years. It has helped me navigate the sometimes murky ethical waters of the corporate world. But I've found that it has many applications… Continue reading Deep Calls Out to Deep