The Joy in Loving

Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 20

'In the Scriptures it is written: ‘What will it profit, if a man says he has faith, but does not have works?’ Can faith alone save him? If a brother or a sister is naked and in want of daily food and one of you says to them: ‘Go in peace, be warmed and filled,’… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 20

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 31

'Instead of death and sorrow, let us bring peace and joy to the world. To do this we must beg God for His gift of peace and learn to accept each other as brothers and sisters, children of God. We know the best place for children to learn how to love and to pray is… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 31

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 30

'At the Silver Jubilee of the Congregation in Calcutta people prayed for us and with us. We went to pray with Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, Jews, Anglicans, Protestants, in fact with people of all denominations and religions in eighteen different places. We concentrated on practical devotion. We would get the top people in firms… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 30

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 27

'I repeat that the poor, the sufferers from leprosy, the rejected, the alcoholics, whom we serve, are beautiful people. Many of them have wonderful personalities. The experience which we have by serving them, we must pass on to people who have not had that wonderful experience.’

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 26

'The children in our homes in Calcutta were given an early Christmas treat one year by an international airline which gave them a free one-hour ride. I wish you could have seen the excitement of these 150 children, looking so neat in matching shirts and caps that had been donated for the occasion. How wonderful… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 26

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 25

'At Christmas, we see Jesus as a little babe – helpless and poor. And He came to love and be loved. How can we love Jesus in the world today? By loving Him in my husband, my wife, my children. My brothers and sisters, my parents, my neighbours and the poor. Let us gather around… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 25

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 24

The poor people are great people. They can teach us so many beautiful things. The other day one of the poor people came to thank us and said: ‘You people who have evolved chastity, you are the best people to teach us family planning because it is nothing more than self-control out of love for… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 24