Who is Rich in God’s Eyes? by Jo Russell

Step back in time to a different era when struggling families made ends meet with one paycheck, a milk and cookies mom at home after school for the kids. It was a time when single-car garages and carports were all anyone needed. Seven-year-old Jacqueline tagged along...

Dog and God Walking 101 by Jo Russell

“Corky just graduated from Good Citizen training,” explained proud dog owner, James, who had been talking with his friend, Roger. Both were at the playground with their children.  “I didn’t know if he would make it because he’s so young, but he has done just fine. “ ...

A Good Kind of Drug Problem by Jo Russell

“When I was growing up, I had a drug problem,” Sam started. His audience of fellow fathers stopped in mid-bite on burgers at a local hangout. They stared. “What? You?” Charley asked. He was astonished! Sam’s standing as a man of integrity, church leader and a...

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.

Contact Jo

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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?