The Joy in Loving

Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 14

'To be able to see the face of God you need a heart that is completely pure, clean and free. As long as we in our own hearts are not able to hear that voice, the voice of God when He speaks in the silence of our hearts, we will not be able to pray,… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 14

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The Joy in Loving

Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 13

'Prayer by J. H. Newman: ‘Stay with me, and then I shall begin to shine as you shine; so to shine as to be a light to others; the light O Jesus, will be all thine; none of it will be mine; it will be you, shining on others through me. Let me thus praise… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 13

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 12

'This is the prayer by Newman that I once gave to the President of India and which he said gave him consolation in times of stress and difficulty: ‘Dear Jesus, help me to spread your fragrance everywhere I go. Flood my soul with your spirit and life. Penetrate and possess my whole being so utterly… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 12

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 11

'When once a chairman of a multinational company came to see me, to offer me a property in Bombay, he first asked: ‘Mother, how do you manage your budget?’ I asked him who had sent him here. He replied: ‘I felt an urge inside me.’ I said: Other people like you come to see me… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 11

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 10

'I always say I am a little pencil in God’s hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing. He does everything and sometimes it is really hard because it is a broken pencil and He has to sharpen it a little more. Be a little instrument in His hands so that He can use… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 10

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 8

'Do not imagine that love to be true must be extraordinary. No, what we need in our love is the continuity to love the One we love. See how a lamp burns, by the continual consumption of little drops of oil. If there are no more of these drops in the lamp, there will be… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 8

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Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 6

'Once I picked up a child and took him to our Children’s Home, gave him a bath, clean clothes, everything. After a day the child ran away. He was found by somebody else but again he ran away. Then I said to the Sisters: Please follow the child and see where he goes when he… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Aug 6