But 170 million views later of her video, Candace was a household face and name. Her new fame also gave her an opportunity to spread the reason behind her joy – her Christian faith.
Candace (aka the “Chewbacca Mom”) is the author of the new book “Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom & Experience Defiant Joy (Zondervan), in which she writes about her past struggles, including extreme poverty and self-worth. She then shares the secrets to unshakable joy that no circumstance can take away.
Candace is this week’s guest on Words of Wisdom.