Joni & Ken: An Untold Love Story

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Jan. 31, 2013
  • 22 Comments
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In just a few weeks our new book will be out and Ken and I are so excited. Just what is the untold story? In many ways, it's my husband's. You see, when we first married, neither of us realized how quadriplegia would impact our life together. And then, my chronic pain was thrown into the mix. For Ken, all this was a huge test of our vows, as well as our faith. But no matter how horribly depressing and difficult things were (we call those days "the tired, middle years" of our marriage), we clung to God's grace moment-by-moment. It meant that when I got cancer, we were able to remarkably rise to the challenge. After all, God had proved himself through the toughest times in our marriage and, like Samuel the Prophet, we were able to say, "Thus far has the Lord helped us" (1 Samuel 7:12). This is a book that, I know, will encourage you to say the same – be looking for it in our store in just a few weeks!

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22 Comments

 
This sounds like a book that would be helpful to those who have gone through a crisis and whom kept their faith in God throughout....as well as for those who feel victimized by illness and see it as a punishment. Thank you for this book, I can't wait to read your inspiring story.
  • Feb. 7, 2013
  • 5:42 p.m.
  • Lucy Ferraez
I'm looking forward to your book! Keep the faith, as the faith sustains me.
  • Feb. 7, 2013
  • 11:38 a.m.
  • Jean
Joni & Ken~ thank you for sharing the story of your love for one another. Your marriage is such an inspiration and example of sweet unconditional love. You continue to bless so many lives. Much Joy & Love as you continue to walk this journey together with the Lord by your side.
  • Feb. 7, 2013
  • 8:03 a.m.
  • Marsha Hart
Looking forward to reading your new book. I am sure Ken and Your story will be a blessing to all who read it. May the Lord prepare all hearts before they read it, and receive whatever the Lord has for them within those pages. May the Lord continue to abundantly bless your lives and marriage.
  • Feb. 3, 2013
  • 11:32 p.m.
  • Toni Blake
Joni and Ken, you are such an inspiration both individually and as a couple. Your testimony, which is how you live your life is beyond inspiring...it is amazing! I cannot wait to read this book and will recommend it to married couples everywhere. Love you both and God bless!
  • Feb. 2, 2013
  • 3:33 p.m.
  • Barbara Trail
Looking forward to reading it and passing it along.
  • Feb. 2, 2013
  • 12:34 p.m.
  • Ann
Dear Joni, The love the both of you still have for one another,and proving it by keeping your marriage vows,inspires me to keep my vows unto the Lord too.May God bless you for remaining faithful to Him and to each other!
  • Feb. 2, 2013
  • 10:52 a.m.
  • San
I was inspired by Joni and her story when I was 8! I am looking forward to her new book.
  • Feb. 2, 2013
  • 9:48 a.m.
  • teresa davis
Dear Joni, I so am looking forward to reading your book for many reasons. I too have had many challenges in life through marriage and illnesses. I too am a writer or beginning author...smile... I listened to your testimony on Revive Our Hearts this fall on KHCB radio here in Sulphur, OK. I can't wait to read it. Bless you and Ken and we never know what road God will lead us down or pathways to another goal for His Glory. May you be blessed...You have so blessed my life and I love you in Christ. You're such an inspiration and I was able to hear you sing too... Thank you for being so open to us and helping us who struggle too... Much love in Christ, Joyce Guy, Minister
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 9:21 p.m.
  • Joyce Guy
Praise God for Joni & Ken's grace-filled and inspiring marriage and the opportunity to learn from the unique challenges they face together! I pray an ebook version can be available too :)
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 8:01 p.m.
  • Julia Morata
 
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