Whiter Than Snow by Jo Russell

“Snow!” Snow! Whoa! That’s snow isn’t it?” The excitement in the two young boys’ voices said it all: The desert-born kids had never seen the white stuff except in pictures. Now traveling to Grandma’s through mountains with tall evergreen forest, the boys spotted the...

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...

Easter Isn’t Just for Kids by Jo Russell

“Remember that I’m expecting an Easter basket from you on Sunday, Paul. I’ve already got yours together.” “That’s kids’ stuff,” the senior retorted. “Not anymore. Easter is for everyone.” Carol was charmed that her grown children and their spouses surprised each other...

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?