‘This News Is Quite Miraculous’: Joni Eareckson Tada Is Officially Cancer-Free
Esteemed advocate for persons with disabilities, Joni Eareckson Tada announced on Facebook that she is once again, cancer-free.
Tada shared a photo of herself ecstatically holding up a note pad with the words “ALL CLEAR” scrawled across it.
She captioned the photo with a bible verse and thanked her followers for their prayers. The post reads, “Proverbs 25:25 says, ‘Good news from far away is like cold water to a thirsty soul.’ That perfectly describes Ken and me today.
“We were prepared to gladly take whatever from the hand of God, even if it were from his left hand. But the Lord was gracious and heard the desire of our hearts – last Friday’s PET scan shows that my second tumor that was removed last November… did not metastasize!”
Tada emphasized the miraculous nature of this finding “given the aggressive nature of that reoccurring cancer.”
She continued, “So, THANK you for lifting us up before the Lord Jesus. For now, we have been spared of more cancer battles.
“We humbly realize that may well change in the future; but for today, for now, we are rejoicing in those wonderful words from my medical oncologist: ‘all clear!’ Onward and upward…,” she concluded.
Tada’s organization Joni and Friends shared the same sentiments on their Facebook page.
The group wrote, “Last Friday Joni Eareckson Tada went in for a PET scan and the results showed that her
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