Month: December 2018

Inspiration for Your New Year’s Resolution

December 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Inspiration for Your New Year’s Resolution
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It is the start of a new year… Can you believe it? Think about the past year, the blessings God has brought to your life and the moments that grew your faith. Maybe in 2019 you want to set your intentions to do more in your relationship with the Lord. A new year symbolizes a new beginning and gives…

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The Guilt is Gone

December 31, 2018 | Comments Off on The Guilt is Gone
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I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. At one of our Joni and Friends’ Family Retreats, I observed firsthand an interesting illustration of Galatians 6 where it says, “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” A family was attending retreat for the first time with their six-year-old boy in a…

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Your Sphere of Influence

December 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Your Sphere of Influence
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Are you a good steward of the influence you have on others? Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and yikes, that’s a convicting question, isn’t it? Most of us don’t even think about our sphere of influence; we don’t think about who’s watching us react to disappointments or who’s learning from our walk with Christ. We…

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Inspiration for Your New Year’s Resolution

December 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Inspiration for Your New Year’s Resolution

It is the start of a new year… Can you believe it? Think about the past year, the blessings God has brought to your life and the moments that grew your faith. Maybe in 2019 you want to set your intentions to do more in your relationship with the Lord. A new year symbolizes a new beginning and gives…

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Keeping God’s Attention

December 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Keeping God’s Attention
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This is Joni Eareckson Tada and I remember as a teenager trying to impress the captain of our football team. His affection for me seemed to ebb and flow with how clever and cool I came across – I got plain worn out trying to hold his affection; there’s nothing more frustrating than trying to…

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Read Through the Bible in 2019

December 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Read Through the Bible in 2019
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In these last few days of 2018, Ken and I are almost finished reading the book of Revelation as part of our plan to read through the Bible chronologically. Even though this is our 11th year of reading, we never tire of going through the biblical story of redemption. Plus, there are always new insights…

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Finding Joy Amidst Cancer

December 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Finding Joy Amidst Cancer
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“How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands… Such people will not be overcome by evil… They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the Lord to care for them.They are confident and fearless and can face their foes triumphantly.” (Psalm 112:1, 6-8) Ken and I recently saw…

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God’s Grafting

December 29, 2018 | Comments Off on God’s Grafting
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I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. Up in western Maryland lies the little town of Hancock. It’s where my Uncle Don has his apple orchard. I first learned about grafting from Uncle Don. He’d run his hand over the limb of the apple tree, finding just the right place to peel away the bark to make a…

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Finding Joy Amidst Cancer

December 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Finding Joy Amidst Cancer
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“How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands… Such people will not be overcome by evil… They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the Lord to care for them. They are confident and fearless and can face their foes triumphantly.”  (Psalm 112:1, 6-8) Ken and I recently saw…

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Joni’s Christmas Cards Sale 50% Off!

December 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Joni’s Christmas Cards Sale 50% Off!

Joni’s popular Christmas Cards are now 50% off. That’s just $6.00 per box! When you purchase these cards, your support will deliver the good news of the king of kings to people affected by disabilities and their families through the ministries at Joni and Friends. Scripture makes it clear that the news of Jesus is…

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