Treating the Sick by Jo Russell

Paul was the model patient as he recovered from minor surgery. He rested, enjoying his wife’s extra attention, homemade chicken soup, and extra time to sink into the depths of his recliner. He followed the doctor’s orders until he felt better. To him, the recovery was...

Do You Need More Living Water? By Jo Russell

At her local grocers, tiny Marianne, who felt as short as a marionette, hefted the 24-case bottle of water with the idea of putting it into her shopping cart. It wasn’t easy. When did these carts get to be so tall? Oooof! That’s heavier than last time.   Two tries...

A Matter of True Love by Jo Russell

Jolene asked her grandmother a question that the elderly woman would remember for the rest of her life. As part of her church training, the young girl had been memorizing the Ten Commandments in Exodus 20. She learned they had been rendered in stone by God’s own hand....

A Hearty Hello for All by Jo Russell

Rickie opened his eyes with alarm. He vaulted out of bed and ran to his mom and dad’s  sleeping forms. “Mom! Mom! Wake up! Isn’t this the day?” “What day, Honey?” She asked her pre-school aged son. “It’s the day Gus comes. Remember? He drives the big truck and picks...