A Cruel Joke

By Jo Ann Alo / January 9, 2016 /

I entered the Autumn of life. Well, that is if I live to 80. If I’m gone by 60…it’s Winter. If I exit tomorrow this is the last you’ll hear from me. Either way leaves are resting in vibrant colors and letting go. It’s been a year of heartbreak and triumphant love. Uncovering grievous secrets…

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If I Perish, I Perish!

By Jo Ann Alo / June 23, 2011 /

I am stuck in an identity crisis. Stuck between who I was told I am, what society tells me I am, who I want to be, and who I was created to be. Esther had the same problem. She was an orphan. Her uncle, Mordecai, took her as his own daughter. She did what she…

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Babies and Presidents

By Jo Ann Alo / May 27, 2011 /

If you put a 7 week old baby on the floor they can not go anywhere. They can’t get up and walk. They can’t even crawl from point A to point B. They kick and punch, and turn their head, and build muscle strength, but without a mature life source they will never leave that…

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