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How to Pray: An Age-Old Conundrum

By Jo Ann Alo / March 11, 2021 /

Demons of depression chased me home. Hurrying, I pressed into the door. Before turning the handle, I rushed to Jesus, Whisper Your sweet everythings into my ears. The one way the raised in Christ endure in all this dust and ash is praying in spirit and truth. God knows I want to fight my own fights.…

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Appearances Are Deceiving

By Jo Ann Alo / August 10, 2014 /

I’m making my ritualistic granola today. One of the things I love to put in it is a freshly shredded apple. As it is no longer apple season, the ones I find in the bottom of the fridge have lost their shine. Two tiny “Fred” apples? Or the large one? The largest one is worth my…

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