Corrie ten Boom

    “The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.” According to an old Jewish belief, only the most blessed people die on their birthdays. How appropriate, then, that Corrie ten Boom was born and died on April 15. She was born in 1885, and …

Hudson Taylor

    “God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” One half of a prayer request was answered on May 21, 1832, when James Hudson Taylor was born. Prior to his birth, his parents had prayed, “God, if You should give us a son, …

Helen Keller

    “So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over what has been denied.” Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama. She was a happy little girl until, when she was only nineteen months old, a terrible fever took control of …