'Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.' is one of Annie's gems that was relevant in 1887 and just as relevant in 2019.
Rich Negro spirituals twine in and out of the narrative. 'You're Gonna Reap Just What You Sow', underlines Annie's dedication. Another magical musical moment linked Anne with Helen's mother Kate in the same emotion, as they both sang a lullaby while sitting in different locations.
The story of the unnoticed elder brother James, slowly unfolds alongside Helen's. There are echoes of The Prodigal Son, as he seeks his father's affection and recognition.
Grab a copy of the program for its beautiful photos of Helen and her perceptive quotes. I will leave you of Helen's insights: 'The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.'