Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalms 126:1-6; Hebrews 5:1-6; Mark 10:46-52
Helen Keller, as you know, early in her life lost the ability to see, to hear or to speak. She was less than two years old when the fever came and left her in this disabled condition. And yet, through the dedication and help of many, she became one of the most sensitive, most alert, most aware persons in contemporary life. She was a very sensitive and a very beautiful Christian.
As the years went by, she became especially concerned about the insensitivity and the blindness of her friends who had eyes to see. Because of her handicap, she learned to read with her fingers. She learned to sense the reality of life around her. On one occasion, she was walking in the woods with a friend. It was Springtime and Helen Keller was using her fingers constantly to read the signs of new life bursting out in that forest. She felt a slender birch tree and the vibrations of a bird singing in…