By Jo Ann Alo / November 9, 2015 /

We just went to see the movie, “Everest.” It is Hollywood’s adaptation of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. On that day 12 individuals lost their lives during a blizzard in an attempt to either ascend or descend the highest mountain on earth. I have to admit, I’ve always admired mountain climbers. I just feel like…

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The Adopted Child

By Jo Ann Alo / June 17, 2009 /

God delivered me to earth today,in the form of a tiny seed.He heard you could not carry me,so He disguised me as a weed.He said I would bring many tears,of heartbreak and delight.He said I was the prayer,of a chosen man and wife.Your eyes are the source of my unveiling,the rose I meant to be.I…

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