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The Lord is my Shepherd - 2017 Planner

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Aug. 10, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, What's New in Our Store

2017 PlannerWhen I lie down at night, ‘staring at the ceiling’ is a natural position for a quadriplegic like me. But I enjoy using that time to recite my favorite names for Jesus – I’ll whisper, calling Him my Wonderful Counselor, my Savior and Deliverer, Living Water and Bread of Heaven. But as chronic pain and...

Friendship Day

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 7, 2016
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  • Disability Awareness

Joni and KelsieIn honor of Friendship Day, Cause 4 Life intern, Kelsie, shares how friendships have impacted her and how you can be a better friend to someone with a disability...

When Discrimination is Life-Threatening

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Aug. 5, 2016
  • 1 Comment
  • Joni's Posts, International

When Discrimination is Life-ThreateningWhen I travel to developing nations, it's clear that discrimination against people with disabilities is rampant – disabled children often are forbidden to attend school, disabled adults have virtually no access to good jobs, and are often banned from entering high-end...

A Sister's Faith is Strengthened Through Your Generosity

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 3, 2016
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  • Wheels For The World

Christina with her brother her received his first wheelchair from Wheels for the WorldGeovani from Guatemala sitting in his restored wheelchair from Wheels for the World
Christina was at the end of her strength when she arrived at our Wheels for the World outreach in Guatemala. Her back hurt from carrying her 17-year-old disabled brother, Geovani, on the arduous journey. After her father passed away, Christina and her mother labor relentlessly to provide for Geovani. Christina carried Geovani on...

Joni's 2017 Planner is Available!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 1, 2016
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  • Joni's Artwork, What's New in Our Store

2017 PlannerJoni’s beautiful rendering of the Sermon on the Mount welcomes you into another year! The theme for the 2017 Joni Planner is “The Lord is my Shepherd.” Throughout the year, you’ll find encouragement and assurance in Joni’s monthly devotions, as well as her selected weekly quotes and scriptures. Staying organized is a breeze with month-at-a-glance pages, weekly and daily planning. The Planner also provides generous space for your personal prayer lists and appointments. Each season begins with a page for journaling...

49 Years of Quadriplegia

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 29, 2016
  • 11 Comments
  • Disability Awareness

JoniThis Saturday, July 30, marks 49 years since Joni’s diving accident. Joni’s life was changed forever. But through all of the challenges, God has worked through Joni’s disability to reveal His sovereignty.

Art Prints

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 27, 2016
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  • Joni's Artwork, What's New in Our Store

Art PrintsThese beautiful art prints feature two of Joni’s most popular artworks. The Leaves print is from an oil rendering of delicate leaves and features vibrant yellow, orange and burgundy colors. The Everglades print is from a watercolor painted with beautiful hues of blue and green...

Thank You For Joining Joni's Live Q&A Session!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 27, 2016
  • 4 Comments
  • Video Archives

Facebook LiveThank you for joining Bible Gateway's Facebook Live interview with Joni! What a joy it was for Joni to answer your questions about suffering and hope. If you missed the live event, you can still watch it here!  

Thank You, Donors!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 21, 2016
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  • Family Retreats, Wheels For The World

Thank You DonorsThank you for sending the Good News of the Gospel to people affected by disability! Here at home and across the globe, your faithful prayers and continuing support are sending hope and practical help through Wheels for the World, Family Retreats, and every ministry program at Joni and Friends.

The Island of Disability

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 18, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, Radio, Video Archives

Island of DisabilityFeeling isolated is common when you have a child with special needs. My friend, Shauna, experienced this when she got the news her baby, Sarah, had chromosomal abnormalities. Although her friends loved her, they didn’t know what...

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