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Referencing 2 Corinthians 4:6, Robert Hewitt compares jars of clay in the first century to the same value we would put on a cardboard box. Joni Eareckson Tada queries whether we would question God's right to leave some holes in the box in order to give glimpses of the treasure inside

- Joni Eareckson Tada, A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God's Sovereignty

Alzheimer's disease is never an 'accident' in a marriage. It falls under the purview of God's sovereignty. In the case of someone with Alzheimer's, this means God's unconditional and sacrificial love has an opportunity to be even more gloriously displayed in a life together.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

My weakness, that is, my quadriplegia, is my greatest asset because it forces me into the arms of Christ every single morning when I get up.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

There is nothing that moves a loving father's soul quite like his child's cry.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

If you truly believe in the value of life, you care about all of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

In the Christian faith, God really puts suffering front and center. He doesn't get squeamish about it.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

None of us, in our culture of comfort, know how to prepare ourselves for dying, but that's what we should do every day. Every single day, we die a thousand deaths.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

Like all good citizens, the elderly and people with disabilities want to eradicate waste and fraud from government, but helping people with special needs meet their basic needs doesn't fit this description.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

I have an interesting perspective on depending on others. I think it gives people a chance to serve. And I'm not so much big on independence, as I am on interdependence. I'm not talking about co-dependency, I'm talking about giving people the opportunity to practicing love with its sleeves rolled up.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

There is this fine line between presenting to You all of my weakness and thinking that it can't be done. In Your strength, I find my own.

- Joni Eareckson Tada

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.