Mine, All Mine! A Decision for Jesus

“We like the idea of that kind of wedding cake,” Caterer Molly affirmed as she met with the bride and groom-to-be, “But a dessert that everyone gets into looks like someone put their face in it. It doesn’t take long to mess up the entire table.” Bill suggested...

Getting Passed in the Race

Life is great and I want everyone to know it! Freddy mused as he cruised his new car into the drive-in. He was out to show off his success. Just a year out of high school, he had a great job, a brand-new fast car, and a cool apartment. The young man pulled in under...

All I Can Do Is Pray by Jo Russell

Harv watched his work-out friend, Lenny, arrive at the gym at his usual time. But instead of finding a parking place in the gym parking lot, Lenny had driven his dusty pick-up truck up the road next to the building, looped a figure eight in the grocery parking lot...

About Jo Russell

Jo’s humor, inspirational stories, articles and devotionals have spanned more than 40 years, with several national writing contest awards for humor. She's a contributing author in Chicken Soup for the Soul—Shaping the New You and Heavenly Humor for the Dieter’s Soul.

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Feeling Blue?

That can't last. Listen in on four talks of Jo's to banish those blues:

How Do I Count My Blessings When the Toilet is Overflowing?

The Choice We Have Between a Dead Egg and a Live Savior

Never Give Up!

Can Kermit and Miss Piggy Marry and Live Happily Ever After?