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My Daughter Is…

By Jo Ann Alo / June 22, 2009 / 0 Comments

A model of simplicity.A lesson in sincerity.The strength I never knew I had.The direction toward a straighter path.The desire for simple truth.The fire that ignites my youth.The anticipation of a glorious day.A reason to want to stay.The appetite for what is right.A source of sound insight.A voice where love in prompted.And the friendI have always…

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Prayer Is…

By Jo Ann Alo / June 22, 2009 / 0 Comments

Where doubt ends, and faith begins.Where regrets die, and forgiveness lives.Where tears stain,and the soul is washed.Where weakness is torn down,and stength built up.Where dreams are born,and laughter breathes.Where hatred is bridled, and love set free.Where battles are surrendered,and peace is won.Where hopes are shared, and miracles spun.Where pride descends,and humility climbs.Where the Holy Spirit…

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The Adopted Child

By Jo Ann Alo / June 17, 2009 / 0 Comments

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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The Lord is My Knight

By Jo Ann Alo / June 17, 2009 / 0 Comments

One day You will come to my rescue,steal me from all sadness and grief.You will whisk me away to Your kingdom,You will dress my spirit in relief.The love that was received and given,will be my only belongings brought.The most important possessions I had,were the simple things You taught.The perils of this land are temporary,through each…

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