Lots of people agree: I have a beautiful wife. With her ready smile and engaging personality, most people hardly notice her wheelchair. And when they learn that she writes books, travels extensively, and leads a dynamic ministry to people with disabilities around the globe, they’re amazed. To most of the world, Joni Eareckson Tada doesn’t seem disabled at all. After almost forty-five years of quadriplegia, Joni makes having hands and feet that don’t work look easy. I love that about my wife. I like that she doesn’t make a big deal about her spinal cord injury but simply moves forward …
Ken Tada serves on the board of directors for the Joni and Friends International Disability Center. He and his wife, Joni, lead a team of disability ministry workers across the country, providing practical services and spiritual help to people with disabilities and their families. Married since 1982, they reside in Calabasas, Calif.