Jo Ann Alo

writer – rhymer – Jesus junky

What’s not to love about it? When my kids were little we visited the library weekly. In fact my oldest daughter says, “That’s one of my best memories as a child.” (Hallelujah, she has one.) Their little eyes roaming for titles, Nancy Drew, The Baby-Sitters Club, The Berenstain Bears, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. My youngest remembers …

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God is not in the business of hate. His greatest achievement? Reconciliation. Resurrecting harmony between He and all his creation…and all creation between one another.  *************************** When my daughters were growing up their bedrooms went neglected. The totality of it could paralyze your brain. You were never sure what was waiting under stale shorts. You knew …

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I eat, and it does not satisfy…Yet, I want for more.I sleep, and I wake,while rest waits at my door.I wash and dress,longing for change…Though my garments are fresh,they’re just more of the same.How do You whisper, without a sound?Make plenty,without being found?How do You embrace, without touch…sooth, comfort,and cover up?The body brings pain,the Spirit echoes life.You, …

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“There is nothing that enters a man from outside which can defile him; but the things which come out of him, those are the things that defile a man.” Mark 7:15 You don’t have evil thoughts about others because they frustrate you. You do not avoid leisure time with your spouse because they don’t understand …

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