'Do I need to pray? Do I want to pray? Remember wherever you may be – Mother Teresa’s prayer, love and blessing will always be with you. God bless you.'
'Today, more and ever, we need to pray for the light to know the will of God . . . for the love to accept the will of God . . . for the way to do the will of God . . .’
'These are the few ways we can practice humility: To speak as little as possible of one’s self. To mind one’s own business. Not to want to manage other people’s affairs. To avoid curiosity. To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully. To pass over the mistakes of others. To accept insults and injuries. To accept being… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 8
'Maybe in our own family we have somebody who is feeling lonely, who is feeling sick, who is feeling worried. Are we there? Let us know the poor in our own families first. We have odd people: They are put in institutions and they are never visited; with less and less time even to smile… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 7
'Sometime ago, two young people came to our house and they gave me a large sum of money to feed the poor. I asked them: Where did you get so much money? And they said: ‘Two days ago we got married and we decided that we were not going to buy wedding clothes, we were… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 6
'We need to find God and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is a friend of silence. The more we engage in silent prayer, the more we can give in our active life. The essential thing is not what we say but what God says to us and what He says through… Continue reading Mother Teresa’s ‘The Joy In Loving’ Dec 5
'If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will inhibit His coming to live in your heart because God cannot fill what is already full. It is as simple as that.’'
'At the Home for the Dying in Kalighat, a visitor wondered at the peace that pervaded everywhere. I told him: God is here. Castes and creeds mean nothing. It does not matter that they are not of my faith.'
'We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion. Let us radiate the peace of God and so light His light and extinguish all hatred and love of power in the world and in the hearts of all men.’