Spices and Herbs and Salt, Oh, My! By Jo Russell

As Danielle entered Ellie and John’s house with a hot meal, she asked John, “How is Ellie doing today?” After she learned the senior lady continued to be bedridden and about the same, she told John, “I’ll just put this fresh pudding in the refrigerator” When she did,...

Out with the Spiritual Cataracts! By Jo Russell

When Paul came home in the mid-afternoons during the week, he announced to his wife, Carol, “I’m getting out of these clothes and kicking back.” Some might have expected that the man’s mid-afternoon outfit would include tailored shorts and a sports shirt – maybe flip...

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?