The God I Love
The God I Love: A Lifetime of Walking With Jesus
- Author: Joni Eareckson Tada
- Length: 320
- Edition: Hardcover
- Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company; 1st edition
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A little girl on a big horse, cantering across a spring-green pasture wide-eyed children gathered round a beach fire, listening to a fathers stories of the high seas an expansive, you-can-see-forever view from the top of Pikes Peak Another view from a Stryker frame, where an active young woman learns she will never walk again Heading down a church aisle to marry the man she loves looking into the eyes of a child in a wheelchair, and seeing the family God has prepared for a loving heart sitting by the pool of Bethesda, reflecting on the miracle of healing God has performed in her heart The God I Love brings to life these and many other moments. It offers an eternal perspective from a woman in a wheelchair who affirms that the God she knows and loves is the center, the peacemaker, the passport to adventure, the joy ride, and the answer to her deepest longings. Raised in an active, adventurous family, Joni Eareckson Tada worked hard and played hard to keep up with her older sisters and athletic fatheruntil one day a diving accident left her a quadriplegic. But the tragedy that could have ended her life was in reality the beginning of an amazing, constantly unfolding story of grace that has touched the lives of millions worldwide and brought Joni unexpected joy and fulfillment. In this book, Joni unveils the God whom she has found to be faithful through over thirty years as a paralytic. This is not the story of a woman who has all the answers or who is very different from you. Joni struggles with the same fears, questions, and heartaches we all have in common. But as the weeks and months turn into years, and the years into decades, she meets her Savior at every turn. In this book, youll discover that he is there for you as well, no matter what your circumstance or situation may be. Written with beauty, feeling, and amazing honesty, The God I Love captures the heart and soul of one womans powerful, deeply personal journey of hope. It is a sojourn from a naïve childs belief to a tempered faith that transforms and transcends personal tragedy, bringing light to the darkest places and good out of the most difficult situations, and offering glimpses of the glory that awaits Gods children.
Description of The God I Love:
A memoir by Joni Eareckson Tada that captures her heart and thoughts by portraying her walk with God in the events, dialogues, memories, images, and scenes of her life.
Information on The God I Love from the publisher:
More than three decades ago, a diving accident left Joni Eareckson Tada a quadriplegic. Back then she questioned how a loving God could condemn an active young woman to a lifetime in a wheelchair. Today she is grateful. Because it's from this vantage point that Joni has discovered a God who is so magnificent that no circumstance, no matter how terrible, can separate her--or you--from his fierce, tender, and enduring love. This is the work of a storyteller of rare ability, a book of honest pain and honest joy in the presence of God. This unabridged audio edition of Joni's gripping memoir will capture your imagination, unsuspectingly drawing you into Joni's story. In it you will uncover your own stories, your own memories, and your own encounters with the living God. His promises are sure. He will never leave you or forsake you. Joni Eareckson Tada paints a beautiful, intimate, and moving portrait of a woman who knows firsthand that no matter what the circumstance, God is always faithful. Always faithful. He is the God worthy of your love. Author Biography: Joni Eareckson Tada is the founder and president of Joni and Friends, an organization accelerating Christian outreach in the disability community that numbers 550 million people worldwide. She is an artist and the author of numerous best-selling books, including Diamonds in the Dust, More Precious Than Silver, the Platinum award-winning Joni, Heaven: Your Real Home, and When God Weeps. Joni and her husband, Ken, live in Calabasas, California.
About Joni Eareckson Tada:
Joni Eareckson Tada is the founder and president of Joni and Friends, an organization accelerating Christian outreach in the disability community that numbers 550 million people worldwide. She is an artist and the author of numerous best-selling books. Joni and her husband, Ken, live in Calabasas, California.
Description of Joni Eareckson Tada, author of The God I Love:
Since her paralyzing accident more than 30 years ago, Joni has spoken around the world about her walk of faith. Her long-awaited memoir paints a picture of an "ordinary girl blessed by an extraordinary God." She shares about becoming an artist; depending on others for everyday tasks; and trusting a Savior who has answered her prayers in full measure. 320 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.