Joni's Posts March 2017

Kintsugi

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 31, 2017
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KintsugiAs you know, my husband, Ken Takeshi Tada is sansei, that is, third generation Japanese born here in America. Even though Ken is as American as they come – a real man’s man who loves football and fly fishing – his heart is rooted in the Japanese culture. He loves talking about his family history, and the other day he was telling me about something called Kintsugi. It’s a Japanese method for repairing broken pottery, and it is quite an art form. The Japanese will repair a shattered...

National Bible Bee Game Show

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 30, 2017
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National Bible Bee Game ShowYou often hear me talk about my love of God’s Word, and the powerful, life-giving effects of memorizing key Bible passages. Honestly, it is the Word of God hidden in my heart that gives me daily strength, direction and joy. So, when I hear of programs that support the memorization of Bible verses and passages… I am all in! It's why I have to tell you about the National Bible Bee Game Show...

Celebrating 35 Years of Joni and Friends Radio!

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 28, 2017
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Easter Bundle Giveaway
Celebrations are meant to be shared, and I want to share with you my total excitement over the 35th anniversary of our "Joni and Friends" radio program (can you believe I've been on the air for 35 years?! I hardly can)! To God be the glory… for insights worth sharing, for strength and stamina despite the limits of quadriplegia, and for our wonderful listeners who cheer us on. And because you've been such a wonderful cheerleader, I have a special offer I want you to get in on. You are invited to enter the 35th Anniversary Joni and Friends Radio Contest for a chance to win a Joni and Friends Easter Bundle! The deadline for entry is...

Spread the Message

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 28, 2017
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  • Joni's Posts, International Family Retreat

Spread the MessageLast week I recorded video greetings for all the special-needs families who will be attending International Family Retreats in Serbia, Ukraine, Thailand, India, China, Peru, El Salvador, and more...

Biblical Counselors National Conference

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 24, 2017
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Biblical Counselors National ConferenceWe have all benefited from the counsel of a wise friend, relative or Christian leader. These trusted advisors may not have a degree in counseling, but their biblical knowledge and true compassion give them the authority to encourage...

World Down Syndrome Day

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 21, 2017
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World Down Syndrome DayI love smiling children… the image imparts such hope and joy, reminding us we are all made in the image of God. I especially delight in the smile of a child with Down syndrome. Anyone who has rubbed shoulders with someone who has Down syndrome will rave about the love, openness, and zest for life they bring to every family. Their laughter and joy is infectious. Today, as we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, I'm reminded of a touching video I saw two years ago – titled “Dear Future Mom,” it shows children and teens...

Drowning in Pain

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 16, 2017
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Drowning in PainAfter I returned from a recent speaking engagement in Kentucky, the following days were extremely painful. I felt as though every joint and nerve in my body was deluged with pain. I was barely able to keep my nose above water. I was ultra-focused on my discomforts until my get-up girl showed me this image...

From the Heart

  • By: Joni and Friends, Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 13, 2017
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  • Joni's Posts, Wheels For The World

From the HeartNot long ago I visited the Metro-Davidson Correctional Facility near Nashville to thank the inmates who were skillfully restoring our used wheelchairs for Wheels for the World...

Katherine Wolf Interview with Christianity Today

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 9, 2017
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Katherine WolfMy friend Katherine Wolf knows a thing or two about beauty, given the fact that she was a successful model in Los Angeles. That is, until a severe stroke left her paralyzed on one side, including her leg, arm and face...

God Working in Romania

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 6, 2017
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Joni with Cornel and OttoThirty-five years ago, Ken and I traveled behind the Iron Curtain into Communist-controlled Romania – one of our sponsors was the American Embassy, and our job was to connect with government officials in order to ascertain the needs of Romanians with disabilities. Under the ruthless dictator, Nikolai Ceausescu...

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