Author Archives: saramarieallen

About saramarieallen

Poet. Singer. Writer. Mom.

Photo Friday (well, Saturday) #5–Perishable No More

The verse I selected to go with this photo sounds sort of depressing at first glance: 1 Peter 1:24-25 says,  “All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and … Continue reading

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Home. We have a lot of homes in our lives: actual physical structures, places or people  when we feel safe and happy, and even a heavenly home, which we (hopefully) all long to see… Here’s my poem “Home” based on … Continue reading

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Blog Tag Q and A

Tag! You’re it! (That’s me!) I was tagged by fellow blogger, Michael Gunter, in what is hopefully a fun and personal blog-version of an ultra-cool chain letter. What is the working title of your next book? To the Far Side … Continue reading

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Dear 21 year old self, (part 1)

I love you. You’re fun. You love the Lord, and you have so much of life ahead of you. And all of that is good. I have some things to tell you which are really important. I thought you might … Continue reading

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Photo Friday #4… sort of…

Here’s where I may be crossing a line, friends. And if I am, well, sorry. But my photo Friday is the cover of a devotional magazine, which has one of mine in it! To top it off, this is my first paid-for-print. … Continue reading

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Writing spot

I slipped away to work on another edit of my novel, as I sometimes do on Saturday mornings. When I first started my novel, I had a special writing “spot” I went to regularly (a cozy Panera Bread in Richmond, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday #3 WWW.

“WWW” usually stands for world wide web, but in Acts 1:8, it stands for “World Wide Witness”: “…you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” The crowd that … Continue reading

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