Your Family, Your Simple & Intentional Life

Sabbath Rest

Candy blogs: Once again, I have missed sharing on this blog for too long. This has been a year of huge changes in our lives. I have had to take myself up on my own advice by working intentionlly on rest and balance. And our pastor has been teaching on Sabbath rest. What a blessing… Continue reading Sabbath Rest

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 Simple & Intentional Life

The Family Dinner Table

Candy blogs: One sad result of the hurried, harried lifestyle of today is the demise of the family dinner table. I'm not a fancy cook but I did try to fix dinner at home most of the time when our kids were growing up. We didn't usually actually eat at the table either but we… Continue reading The Family Dinner Table

Your Children, Your Family

It’s Baack … Beloved but Busy

Candy blogs: It's baack ... fall ... the beloved but busiest season in most of our lives. For many this Labor Day weekend was the last hoorah to a more relaxed schedule. We're sorry to see the summer go but always look forward to a change in the weather, getting back to a routine and enjoying the… Continue reading It’s Baack … Beloved but Busy

Your Family, Your Home, Your Spirit

Settling for a Lump of Coal this Christmas?

Candy blogs: Are you enjoying the Christmas spirit yet? Are you loving the music and the snow and the chill in the air and the warmth of friends and family and the JOY of the Lord? Yes? Wonderful! No? What is keeping you from a joy-filled Christmas? Are you grieving? ♥ ... the loss of… Continue reading Settling for a Lump of Coal this Christmas?