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Hope for the Despairing

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 17, 2018
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Recently I saw updated statistics on the number of suicides in the United States, and they broke my heart. The rates just keep climbing. When I was first injured, I despaired of my condition, so much so that I wanted to end my life. Thank God there was no right-to-die movement or advocates egging...

The Joni Movie in Scottsdale, Arizona

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 13, 2018
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This weekend I’ll be in Arizona where I’m continuing the ‘tour’ for the re-mastered Joni movie. Scottsdale Bible Church is hosting a red-carpet viewing the evening of September 16. I'm so looking forward to speaking before and after the film showing, so bring a friend! It’s a free event, and a...

Thunder Dog

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 11, 2018
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Seventeen years ago, two airplanes crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, and life has never been the same. In the years since, we’ve heard thrilling stories of the courage and bravery of people who were at Ground Zero, the Pentagon, and also on UA Flight 93. But recently I was...

A Legacy of Faithfulness

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 9, 2018
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When my sisters and I were growing up, Daddy told us stories about my Grandmother, Anna Verona. I hung on every word, because the more I learned of her, the more I appreciated the legacy of faithfulness she left behind. Like, when my dad was a young boy, he and his brothers started...

Sing! Simulcast: A Free Musical Feast

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 6, 2018
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Anyone who knows me knows I love to sing hymns. And if it weren’t for a scheduling conflict, I’d be registering right now for the livestream of the Sing! 2018 Getty Music Worship Conference starting Monday, September 10. I helped lead the conference last year, and I'm still reminiscing over all...

A Compelling Read

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 4, 2018
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My friend Peter Rosenberger is husband and long-time caregiver to his disabled wife, Gracie. He has a special interest in helping other caregivers navigate the difficult, tiring, and confusing issues that often confront people who give long-term care. Such as, “What if your medically-fragile spouse...

Jet, Puppy-in-Training

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 2, 2018
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