I’ve always been active in my church’s deaf ministry. Our friendly (very patient) Deaf congregants weekly fielded questions from fascinated onlookers at my last home church. One morning, a man approached us and told our group that in heaven, we’d all worship together, as God intended.
Immediately, an older Deaf woman lifted her hands, “Yes! When we praise in paradise, everyone will know how to SIGN!”
Her friends clapped.
“Maybe?” She beamed at me.
“Maybe,” I agreed.
What a sight that would be.
If Brian or his parents happen upon this article and remember Mahwah, NJ and their eager, pigtailed babysitter, knees always skinned from falling off her skateboard…
I never said and should have said—