God’ll Leave the Light on for Ya!

Seven-year-old Trevor speeded up to get to the classroom after recess after playing with friends around a huge shade tree on the playground. “Wait!” he had hollered as he stretched his legs into a sprint. But Trevor didn’t make it. A firehose-sized tree root caught...

The Rocky Road to Endurance by Jo Russell

Paul was new to the sport of hiking other than the necessity of making it from the front door to the car on the way to his office. Work, I know how to do. Walk – well that, too, but it was never very much fun. But the senior’s new wife, Carol, had other ideas. “We’re...

Free download of e-book Amazon.com May 9 to 12, 2013. Happy Mother’s Day!

Free Mother’s Day Gift for You, Friends and Family: Need more time, joy and love as well as a funny bone? Amazon.com Promotion: Free download of the second edition of Which Button Do You Push to Get God to Come Out? Starts Thursday, May 9 through Sunday, May 12, 2013....

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?