Mother Teresa, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She was born 26 August 1910 and died 5 September 1997. An Albanian-Indian she was a Roman Catholic nun and missionary. Most of her life was lived in India. In 1950 Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a religious congregation which had over 4,500 sisters and was active in 133 countries by 2012. The congregation manages homes for people dying of HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children’s- and family-counselling programmes; orphanages, and schools. The congregation members, who take vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience, also profess a fourth vow: to give “wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor”. Here are 7 Mother Teresa Quotes.
“I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.”
“Let’s concentrate on a worthwhile goal…That no child be unwanted, that no person go unloved. And let’s not stop smiling at whomever we meet, especially when it’s hard to smile.” Mother Teresa quotes.
“It is easy to love those who are far away. It isn’t always easy to love those who are right next to us. It is easier to offer a dish of rice to satisfy the hunger of a poor person, than to fill up the loneliness and suffering of someone lacking love in our own family.”
“How can you love God whom you do not see, if you don’t love the neighbour whom you do see–the neighbour you know and live with every day?”
“The fruit of Silence is Prayer. The fruit of Prayer is Faith. The fruit of Faith is Love. The fruit of Love is Service. The fruit of Service is Peace.”
“The fullness of our heart is expressed in our eyes, in our touch, in what we write, in what we say, in the way we walk, the way we receive, the way we need. That is the fullness of our heart expressing itself in many different ways.”
“Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house. Give love to your children, To your wife or husband, To your next door neighbor. Let no one come to you without leaving better or happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, and kindness in your warm greeting.”
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