September 4, 2016
Teresa of Calcutta, lovingly known across the world as "Mother Teresa", will always be
remembered for living among the poorest of the poor and ministering to their
Her selfless service in helping the less fortunate through corporal works
of mercy is truly an inspiration.
can also read the story of one woman's relationship
with Mother Teresa and how it has inspired her own works of mercy in her care
for those in hospice.
are some motivational quotes from Saint Teresa.
There are so many of them, but these are among my favorites. What's your
of Wisdom from Mother Teresa
WORDS OF WISDOM FROM
SAINT TERESA OF CALCUTTA
we pray, we will believe; If we believe, we will love; If we love, we will
high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes
know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't
trust me so much!
greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted,
unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the
only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in
the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a
little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty - it is not
only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. There's a hunger for
love, as there is a hunger for God.
you judge people, you have no time to love them.
is a net of love by which we catch souls.
is very infectious; therefore, be always full of joy.
ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean
would be less because of that missing drop.
loving one another through our works we bring an increase of grace and a growth
in divine love.
alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to
create many ripples.
for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see, -
Listen and do not hear - the tongue moves but does not speak... I want you to
pray for me - that I let Him have free hand.
worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person
must be one of the pivots of our life. It is the token of a generous
personality. Sometimes it is also a mantle that clothes a life of sacrifice and
self-giving. A person who has this gift often reaches high summits. He or she is
like sun in a community.
trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon
move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective.
the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God
will speak to you. Then you will know that you are nothing. It is only when you
realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself.
Souls of prayer are souls of great silence.
have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more
hurt, only more love.
the end of our lives, we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have
received, how much money we have made or how many great things we have done. We
will be judged by "I was hungry and you gave me to eat.
I was naked and you clothed me. I
was homeless and you took me in."