Month: December 2011

Dig for Diamonds in 2012!

December 30, 2011 | Comments Off on Dig for Diamonds in 2012!
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Diamonds in the Dust, Joni’s award-winning devotional book, takes theology and gives it flesh, breath, and emotion. Drawing from her own trials and triumphs, Joni opens her heart to us on each page, sharing what God has taught her from her wheelchair and through His Word. With more than 200,000 copies sold, Diamonds in the…

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The Bible In a Year: an Astonishing Response!

December 30, 2011 | Comments Off on The Bible In a Year: an Astonishing Response!
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I was blindsided reading the blog this week – oh my, if you combine all the responses from Facebook, my radio page, and Joni’s Blog, we’ve got a great group of friends committed to reading Through-the-Bible-in-a-Year. Yesterday, when I showed Ken how many of you were responding, he shook his head and whispered, “Wow, just…

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Serve with Us in 2012!

December 26, 2011 | Comments Off on Serve with Us in 2012!
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Ministering among special-needs families is one of the most rewarding experiences you could possibly enjoy! It’s why we encourage you to consider signing up for one of our Cause 4 Life internships. There are lots of opportunities posted on our Cause 4 Life page, but we want to especially highlight our Cause 4 Life Missions and Ministry…

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Through the Bible in a Year: Join Us!

December 26, 2011 | Comments Off on Through the Bible in a Year: Join Us!
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The year 2012 is only days away and, with it, Ken and I will be restarting our annual practice of reading-through-the-Bible-in-a-year. This will mark our fifth year of reading through the entire Bible in 12 months and we are amazed at all the insights God has given us through this wonderful Bible-reading habit (listen to…

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Bonnie Wants to Live

December 25, 2011 | Comments Off on Bonnie Wants to Live
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and I have a friend named Bonnie who is a polio quadriplegic. She contracted polio back in the early 50’s, and she’s one of the few polio quads who is still living. And that’s amazing, given the many hardships she faces. Bonnie told me the other day, “You know, Joni,…

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A Humble Nativity…

December 19, 2011 | Comments Off on A Humble Nativity…
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Over the weekend, Ken and I really spruced up our home for Christmas. He put up white Christmas lights on the eaves of our house, and I set out a few pine-scented candles and poinsettias around the living room. Last night we arranged our Nativity scene on the fireplace mantel (that’s Daddy’s painting hanging above…

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Merry Christmas!

December 19, 2011 | Comments Off on Merry Christmas!

Joni and Friends wishes you a peaceful and blessed Christmas – we thank you for standing with us in the ministry! Pictured here are the good folks who work in Wheels for the World, National and International Family Retreats, Wounded Warrior Getaways, Special Delivery, ‘Joni and Friends’ Radio, the Christian Institute on Disability, the International…

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Carols in a Crossword!

December 19, 2011 | Comments Off on Carols in a Crossword!
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How well do you know all the Christmas carols? Pull out a pencil and see how many with this fun Christmas crossword puzzle. While you’re figuring it out, try whistling each tune (it’s called whistling while you work)! From all of us at Kids’ Corner, have a Merry Christmas celebrating Jesus’ birth… and have a really…

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The Peacock Feather…

December 16, 2011 | Comments Off on The Peacock Feather…
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My friend Amy, who serves as our radio coordinator, loves all things ‘peacock.’ Earlier this year at her bridal shower, she gave peacock feathers to all her guests – it was the first time I had really examined the intricate, elegant design and stunning colors. So I decided to prop it up on my bathroom…

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A Message from Ken…

December 14, 2011 | Comments Off on A Message from Ken…
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When Joni said she asked a few friends to send me birthday wishes, I was thinking a couple of extra cards in the mail. Then she told me to look at her blog – whoa! I couldn’t believe how many of you wrote — they even told me “my birthday blog” froze up the blog…

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