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A Rebuilt Life

December 4, 2020

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and after my diving accident when doctors first told me I would never walk again or use my hands, I was devastated. I felt as though God had taken a big wrecking ball and shattered my entire life. Everything was in shambles, pieces of my life strewn everywhere, and I…

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Peace Be With You

December 3, 2020

I’m amazed how the wise words of a long-ago saint can have such relevance today. Hi, I’m Joni Erickson Tada, and recently I was battling a war against worry, given my recent pain levels. I happen to read these words by Francis of Assisi written hundreds of years ago. He said, “Be at peace. Do…

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Unique Service

December 2, 2020

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and I remember when Beverly, a grandmother, decided to join us on a trip to deliver wheelchairs to needy disabled people in Romania. She served on the prayer team. But halfway through the trip, Beverly asked God to show her how she might serve him in a more hands-on way.…

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A Friend in Jesus

December 1, 2020

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and don’t you love having a friend that you can just be yourself with? Someone you can pour yourself out to, knowing they will handle all that you say tenderly. A person who will sift through your tumble of words and keep what’s worth keeping and then just let the rest go. Well, this is the kind of friend Jesus…

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Purpose in Trials

November 30, 2020

Hi I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and I am convinced that our suffering has far more purpose than we realize. And when you know there’s a purpose behind your hardships, well, it can really boost your morale, right? Not long ago I was struggling with a lung infection – and with quadriplegia, that can be dangerous. I missed work, I had to…

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But God is With You

November 29, 2020

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and one of my favorite phrases in the Bible are two simple little words: “But God.” Take a look through the letters of the Apostle Paul, and he often puts those two little words right after he finishes describing shipwrecks, imprisonments, beatings, rejection, you name it. Paul faced a lot…

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Your True Self

November 28, 2020

I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. I’m not always quick to tell people about sins I can easily hide. Yet, listen to what the woman at the well did in John 4 after she encountered the Savior. It says, “Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, ‘Come,…

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Your Identity in Christ

November 27, 2020

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and have you ever felt lost, not knowing where you fit? After I left college, when all of my friends were getting married, I looked down at my wheelchair and I felt lost. I was torn between the world of my friends going to college, and the world of people…

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The Red Wheelchair

November 26, 2020

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. When eight-year-old Lindy, with cerebral palsy went home to be with Jesus, her parents honored her by personally giving her red wheelchair to our “Wheels for the World” outreach. They even ended up joining our Wheels team to Peru where we presented Lindy’s little red wheelchair to eleven-year-old Christian, who…

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Live on God’s Promises

November 25, 2020

Pastor Wiersbe once said, “Nothing is harder to heal than a broken heart, a heart shattered by experiences that seem so meaningless.” And then he added, “But God’s people don’t live on explanations; God’s people live on promises.” Isn’t that something? Well, hi, friend, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and we don’t survive because we’ve been…

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