Joni & Ken: An Untold Love Story

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Jan. 31, 2013
  • 22 Comments
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In just a few weeks our new book will be out and Ken and I are so excited. Just what is the untold story? In many ways, it's my husband's. You see, when we first married, neither of us realized how quadriplegia would impact our life together. And then, my chronic pain was thrown into the mix. For Ken, all this was a huge test of our vows, as well as our faith. But no matter how horribly depressing and difficult things were (we call those days "the tired, middle years" of our marriage), we clung to God's grace moment-by-moment. It meant that when I got cancer, we were able to remarkably rise to the challenge. After all, God had proved himself through the toughest times in our marriage and, like Samuel the Prophet, we were able to say, "Thus far has the Lord helped us" (1 Samuel 7:12). This is a book that, I know, will encourage you to say the same – be looking for it in our store in just a few weeks!

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22 Comments

 
I can't wait to read the book on your marriage together and it is so nice to see you out of your wheelchair, Joni! You two are a lovely couple and have such a remarkable marriage that a lot of other people could learn valuable lessons from. I hope to get to read your new book soon. God Bless You both. Nicole
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 4:33 p.m.
  • Nicole Allen
Look forward to it :) God loves you.
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 4:02 p.m.
  • Gail Brookshire
Looking forward to reading your book. Thank you for writing it. Love to you both.
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 2:44 p.m.
  • Misty Thurman
Dear Joni & Ken, Oh what a blessing you have been to so many people! You are a testimony of no matter the circumstances God can use you for His service. Congratulations on your new book! May God continue to use you for His Kingdom's work as you continue to serve Him.
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 12:58 p.m.
  • Lois Wilson
God bless Joni & Ken!! I can't wait to read the book! Love you both!
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 12:29 p.m.
  • Debbie Clark
I am so looking forward to your book and can't wait to read it. Many thanks to you both for your wonderful example of how as Christians we should live our lives. God bless you both. Xxx
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 12:14 p.m.
  • Pam Barton
Joni your life is a real testament to the strength and grace of God! Can't wait for the new book!
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 10:53 a.m.
  • Nancy Adkins
Looking very much forward to it! Seriously, I will read anything you write...I have been both convicted and strengthened consistently by your insight and your faith.
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 10:07 a.m.
  • Susan Eby
Wow, what a gorgeous, stunning photo of you both! You can see the love you have for one another by the way you are looking at each other. Kudos to both of you for being each other's 'person' to do life with. :)
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 10:03 a.m.
  • SaraG
I'm so happy for you guys. When you first got married Joni, I was so glad God had brought someone special to you. I've followed your story since I was a teen, now I'm in my 50's. Your life has always inspired me to keep on keeping on. 1Sam 7:12 could be a verse for all of us. God Bless You Both!
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • 9:59 a.m.
  • Betty
 
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