S. J. Little’s Christian Allegory Blog

What follows are bite-sized posts recalling lessons God has taught me through daily life allegories. It is my prayer that you are encouraged by them.

As you read through the content, keep in mind that no allegory is perfect, and that in keeping these posts short I have not gone deep into the theology behind each. They are meant as encouragement and gentle reminders of valuable truths.

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Faithfully Working In Me

  While my husband finished his breakfast, I let our toddler cuddle up on my lap, or what was left...
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Today Is The Day!

  Having cleared the breakfast dishes, I followed my little one to the living room. Pausing by the cabinet, I...
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Simply Thank God

  I helped my toddler climb into her booster seat, then clipped her tray in place. I placed her water...
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Wash the Dishes Again

  I walked into the kitchen. The dirty dishes area of the counter was empty. What a lovely sight. My...
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The Wise Gift

  I scanned through the list of names and Christmas gift ideas. I highlighted the gifts we'd already purchased and...
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Traveling Through Train Tunnels

  Some people have a wonderfully simple way of wording things. Today's allegory is inspired by a quote attributed to...
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I Want To Give It To You

  Wandering into the kitchen, my toddler spotted the cut-up cantaloupe in a container on the table. Excitement flooded her...
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What’s For Snack?

  I step into the kitchen feeling peckish. Surely there is something I can eat as a quick snack. I...
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Life-Giving Water?

  I looked out the window as we sped along the highway. We'd left the forests and fruitful prairies of...
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Cool Down

  I turned the burner off and gave the sauce a final stir. A savoury aroma wafted up. Opening the...
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Held Back?

  The other day, my husband and I went for a walk with our little one. The skies were clear...
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When Things Get Smokey

  My phone beeps. There is a poor air quality alert for my area. As I sit at my desk...
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Tapestry

  This week I'm taking a break from sharing allegories from my own life. Instead, I'm sharing an allegory Corrie...
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Is Jesus My Teddy Bear?

  I set my baby on her feet. "There, you've got your pyjamas on. Now it's time for your sleep...
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Learning to Walk by Faith

  The Bible tells us that we are to walk by faith, not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7). Do Christians...
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The Perfect Organizer

  Clutter. It's hard to keep on top of it. The secret to a perfectly clean house is something I...
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For More Than Just Admiring

  I sniff the air. "I think someone needs a diaper change." Scooping up my baby, I head toward the...
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Have I Swept the Corners?

  I placed my baby on the floor so I could tidy the kitchen. She's mobile now so I keep...
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Are We On The Move? – Inspirational Devotional

  Excitedly, I picked up my phone and switched to the camera. I did my best to hold it steady...
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What’s Grabbed Your Attention?

  Hearing my baby fuss, I scoop her off the mat. She's bored and getting tired, but it's not nap...
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