Many people in Jennie Hussey’s circumstances would have looked for a way out. A way of escape. A way of relief. But not this woman. Not Jennie Hussey.
When friends and neighbors came to visit and cheer up Jennie, they were received with her radiant smile and spirit of joy. No griping. No grumbling. No complaining. But an attitude of encouragement that both amazed and lifted her friends.
For most of her life, this 5th generation Quaker lived in the same New Hampshire farmhouse as her ancestors. For decades Jennie worked tirelessly as she cared for and attended to the needs of her helpless, invalid sister.
How did she do it? Why did she do it? What was Jennie Hussey’s secret? Continue reading