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Month: December 2010

Happy Grams

December 30, 2010 | Comments Off on Happy Grams
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This past summer during my long battle against breast cancer, I was tremendously bolstered by the prayers of people who support Joni and Friends (and I bet you are one, too). Just look at this photo of the many friends who wrote me “Happy Grams” back in August — I was so encouraged by their…

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Happy New Year!

December 27, 2010 | Comments Off on Happy New Year!
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Yesterday I was flipping through Diamonds in the Dust (one of my devotional books) to find a verse, when I happened to read the December 31 entry about looking back over the year to take inventory. So I decided to take my own advice :-). In fact, I invite you to join me in reviewing…

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Blessed Journey

December 24, 2010 | Comments Off on Blessed Journey
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LISTEN to a Blessed Journey Merry Christmas, friend – and I can’t think of a better way to say it, than to sing it! I hope you enjoy listening to this special Christmas song “Blessed Journey” from Whiter Than Snow, a CD collection of some of my favorite Christmas carols and hymns. Ken and I…

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Monday, Dec. 20th Update from Joni:

December 20, 2010 | Comments Off on Monday, Dec. 20th Update from Joni:
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Monday, December 20th Update from Joni: Last Friday I was giving someone a quick tour of my art studio, when I caught him admiring a small green candy dish on the shelf. Colored with poster paint and glazed, it was the obvious work of a child. Well, a 17-year-old child. I explained that it was…

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Monday, Dec. 13th Update from Joni

December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Monday, Dec. 13th Update from Joni
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Monday, December 13th Update from Joni: Today is my husband’s birthday – he’s 64, going strong, and I’m so glad he celebrated out of doors today. He and a few friends took the dogs and went bird hunting up in the high desert. He called a few minutes ago: “Find some good recipes for pheasant…

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Emily Colson and Max

December 7, 2010 | Comments Off on Emily Colson and Max
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Emily Colson shares how people have been changed by the extraordinary love and joy in Max, her son with autism.

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Friday, Dec. 3rd Update from Joni

December 3, 2010 | Comments Off on Friday, Dec. 3rd Update from Joni
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Friday, December 3rd Update from Joni: Okay, which one of you was it? Somebody has been hitting his knees hard on my behalf, I know. Cancer treatments aside, my pain levels in the last month or so have been so, well… manageable. Even mild. That’s amazing. My heart’s been overflowing with thanksgiving for all the…

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