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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Critical Resources

  Yawning, I pulled myself out of bed. I shivered at the slight chill in the air. Having readied myself...
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Deep Roots?

  How deep are your roots? Back when I studied in Germany, there was a forested area I enjoyed slipping...
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The Perfect Gift

  Have you ever received a gift from someone that you didn't know you wanted, but when you received it,...
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The Empty Pond – Increasing Capacity for God

  I followed the familiar path, thankful for a chance to get outside. The air had a chill, but only...
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You Don’t Know What I’m Doing

  A while back, I decided to do an experiment. With COVID-19 concerns circling around, I figured it would be...
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The Eagle’s Rest

Camp. I love being involved in helping put on summer camp. Still, there are days when exhaustion tries to kick...
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Distracted For The Better?

  I recently spent a week volunteering at a summer camp. It was a blast as always! This summer we...
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Details in the Background

Have you done much art? I enjoy art, but with everything on my schedule, I rarely make it a priority....
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Staying in Right Relation to God

  One morning a while back, I sat for a few minutes to watch the sunrise. It was an especially...
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The Moose That Wouldn’t Leave

  Encounter With The Moose Who Wouldn't Leave  About a year ago, as I was driving back from a visit...
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Onion Layers

  Examining Onion Layers I glance at the clock. Time to start making supper. As I close my computer and...
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Marvel of the Bread Machine – Living the Little Moments Well

  My Bread Machine Recently, I was given a bread machine. I was thrilled to try it out. Making homemade...
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Steady Ready Stance

  How we stand is important. Nearly every sport has a specific ready stance - a way of standing that...
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Beauty From Trials

  I slipped out of the cabin and stepped quietly down the gravel path. Lifting my head to the early...
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The Full Feast

Do I have a full-feast relationship with Jesus? With Christmas day quickly approaching, many of us have food on our...
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Oh, The Irony of It

What to do when we have doubts about God Have you ever noticed how many things in our lives are...
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What Shall I Guard?

A few days ago, I needed to do some spray painting. I gathered old cardboard, the little flower pots I...
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Fog Illuminates the Spider Webs

  A few years back, I had the opportunity to live in Germany for a time. The place where I...
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Not Forgotten – God Has a Purpose

Have you ever had a part of your life that seemed to sit unused and useless for a long time?...
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God is With Me

  For many months, or perhaps even a year or two, I had a piece of paper on my wall...
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