You Are On Time Blog Posts

An Open Letter to Lysa Terkeurst
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Dear Lysa, Finally, I can relate to you!! Don’t get me wrong, I love your ministry. I love your 30-second slots on the radio. I love your books and Bible studies and blog. But for some reason, I have always … Read More

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No Debt About It
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Real quick: This is a pic of me goin’ to mail my last payment for a medical expense I incurred 12 months ago. It was a hefty fee, but because I spent two and a half consecutive years (2012-2014) dragging … Read More

Trouble Gon’ Raise Us Up
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Perhaps the greatest expectation we’ve put on ourselves is that Life is Easy. I just want to take a moment right now and ask, is your life easy? I believe the majority of us would say, no. In fact, I … Read More

Up “stares”
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Yep, this is a staircase. In all seriousness, though, sometimes, when I’m standing on the basement floor and stare at the landing, I can literally see my life. Like, here comes another hurdle, another obstacle, another hard step. If it’s doubt, … Read More

GOOD Friday
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This is the Jesus I know.                 The Jesus I pray to. The Jesus I cling to, sing to, get mad to. The Jesus I cry out to. The Jesus I fall down to … Read More

An Open Letter to Single Mamas
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I am PLEASED to announce my SECOND GUEST POST with DES MOINES MOM’S BLOG!! For alllll you Single Mamas out there, “life is a different kind of HARD, but that’s the beauty. VICTORY comes in the HARD!” I am SO … Read More

Tomorrow is My Today
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Tomorrow is a big day for me. Tomorrow I was dealt one final blow. Tomorrow was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Tomorrow. I escaped. Which is why I write today, having survived. Tomorrow. Is my Liberation Day. ~~~ … Read More

Scary, not Scared
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“I’m scared.” This was the mantra in my house. My five-year-old was learning how to ride her bike. My son, who knows I lack patience for such advancements, gladly took it upon himself to help her. I watched my son grab the back … Read More

Prizeless, For Now
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“Mom, I was doing the right thing and I didn’t even get a prize.” Hard lesson for an eight-year-old. Hard lesson for us. This happens a lot. We do for everyone else, make the right choices, help those in need, … Read More