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Colors to Blind People

I recently came across a video called Describing Colors To Blind People. It made me think about my childhood and how I used to pretend that I was blind by closing my eyes to “see” if I could find my way around. I never tried it for very long and always bumped into something.

Balloons (Courtesy of Microsoft Free Images)

Balloons (Courtesy of Microsoft Free Images)

But — how would you describe a color to a blind person? This video was made by a man whose blind. It’s an interesting video.

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The video also reminded me of a story in the Bible …

“They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had spit on the man’s eyes and put his hands on him, Jesus asked, “Do you see anything?”

He looked up and said, “I see people; they look like trees walking around.”

Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. Jesus sent him home, saying,“Don’t even go into the village.” Luke 8:22-26

I look forward to the day when both physical and spiritual blindness are lifted from our eyes.


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