Plan A or B
Have you ever felt like you’ve missed God’s perfect plan for your life?
Recently I was reading Philippians chapter 1and had to stop at verse 27. It says, "Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the Gospel."
Headaches into Hallelujahs
I like people who are able to turn a headache into a hallelujah.
Help is on the Way
I remember one Family Retreat, I decided to go on (as I call it) a “wheelchair hike” with my friend Jennifer who has cerebral palsy.
Their Glory is Their Shame
Have you ever noticed the comments people post on Facebook?
Where's the Ship Going?
While I was reading Philippians 3 the other day, I came across the 19thverse where it talks about believers who live as enemies of the cross.
Having a Grateful Spirit
Every day, we choose what attitude we’re going to wear. It may not always be easy to choose an attitude of gratitude, but think about the story of Joseph.
Taste and See
Last week, Ken and I read through some Old Testament passages and talked about the wonderful things God did in the past... parting the Red Sea.
Report from Haiti
Not long ago our Wheels for the World team was in Haiti serving people with disabilities.
Bonnie Wants to Live
I have a friend named Bonnie who is a polio quadriplegic...
Don’t you love the convenience of a direct deposit for your paycheck?
The Hummingbird Flight
My friend Francie and I were looking out on my backyard patio at a real dog fight – no, not between canines, but between hummingbirds.
When we were in Ghana holding one of our Family Retreats, we met a young mother and her little disabled boy named Ebenezer.
A Wheelchair for Deeair
Orapin and her 10-year-old daughter, Deeair who has cerebral palsy, live in the mountains of Thailand.
Alzheimer's and Divorce
Some time ago, a Christian leader told his nationwide audience that Alzheimer's disease is a kind of death that makes divorce justifiable.
A Reminder of Who You Are
In an interview I was once asked, "Just who is Joni Eareckson Tada?"
When God Conceals
We don't like having things concealed from us, but Proverbs 25 says, "It is the glory of God to conceal a matter."
Jesus Paid It All
It cost something huge to have our names written in the Lamb's Book of Life: It cost Jesus His life.
Prayer Groups at Family Retreats
There’s a great verse in Isaiah 9 that says, “Those who dwell on the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined.”
Years ago when I was in the hospital, I noticed that although there was lots of pain in the lives of the young people there, most of them didn’t cry.
He Giveth More Grace
Recently I came across a startling statement in Genesis chapter 20 where God tells Abimelech, “I have kept you from sinning against me.”
1 Corinthians 12:23
I have to admit, in 1 Corinthians where Paul makes a big deal about celebrating our weaknesses?
I Am Willing, Lord
As an artist, I enjoy watching other artists at work. I visited the studio of a sculptor friend of mine and I watched her work on several lumps of clay.
Wheels and Prisons
One of the best aspects of our Wheels for the World outreach is the prison inmates who volunteer their time to restore our wheelchairs.
A Farm Road in Spring
On our farm in Maryland, we knew that heavy spring rains were great for the furrowed fields, but for the straight dirt road leading from the highway...
God Was in it After All
"Father of all compassion" is one of my favorite names for the Lord. I do think it describes His heart best.
Lamb of Glory
Remember the story of the Lord telling Abraham to take his son Isaac and offer him up as a sacrifice?
Stand Up for Jesus
Even though I’m paralyzed, I know one day I’ll stand on my feet – yahoo!
Family Retreat Volunteers
At one of our Family Retreats, we met six‑year‑old Jesus Barrera.
Loneliness and Solitude
Every night I try to have an hour of quiet in my bedroom before Ken comes to bed...