Each one of us is God’s special work of art. Through us, he teaches and inspires, delights and encourages, informs and uplifts all those who view our lives. ~ Joni Eareckson Tada
Joni Eareckson Tada is an evangelical Christian author, radio host, and founder of Joni and Friends, an organization “accelerating Christian ministry in the disability community.” A diving accident in 1967 left Mrs. Tada a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, unable to use her hands. Mrs. Tada wrote of her experiences in her international best-selling biography, Joni. Her name is now recognized in countries around the world following the distribution in many languages of her biography and the full-length feature film JONI. She has personally visited over 41 countries.
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgement. And you can see forever.- Nancy Kerrigan
Olympic medalist figure skater
Figure skater who won a bronze at the 1992 Olympics, she was attacked, clubbed in the right knee, just before the U.S. Skating Championships on January 6, 1994. She was unable to compete in that event, but was given a spot on the U.S. Olympic team anyway, where she went on to win a silver medal.