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“You can find Calcutta anywhere in the world. You only need two eyes to see. Everywhere in the world there are people that are not loved, people that are not wanted nor desired, people that no one will help, people that are pushed away or forgotten. And this is the greatest poverty.”
Mother Theresa
“Our life of contemplation shall retain the following characteristics:
—missionary: by going out physically or in spirit in search of souls all over the universe.
—contemplative: by gathering the whole universe at the very center of our hearts where the Lord of the universe abides, and allowing the pure water of divine grace to flow plentifully and unceasingly from the source itself, on the whole of his creation.
—universal: by praying and contemplating with all and for all, especially with and for the spiritually poorest of the poor.”
Mother Teresa, In the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories and Prayers
“I fear just one thing : Money! Greed
was what motivated Judas to sell Jesus”
Mother Theresa
“Yesterday is gone and tomorrow has not yet come; we must live each day as if it were our last so that when God calls us we already, and prepared, to die with a clean heart.”
Mother Teresa, A Simple Path
tags: faith
“When you judge someone you have no time to love them.”
Mother Theresa
“The very fact that God has placed a certain soul in our way is a sign that God wants us to do something for him or her. It is not chance; it has been planned by God. We are bound by conscience to help him or her.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“The fruit of silence is prayer, the fruit of prayer is faith, the fruit of faith is love, the fruit of love is service and the fruit of service is peace.”
Mother Theresa, A Simple Path
“Give that child to me. I want it. I will care for it. I am willing to accept any child who would be aborted and to give that child to a married couple who will love the child and be loved by the child.”
Mother Teresa
“As 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.”
Mother Teresa
“In loving one another through our works we bring an increase of grace and a growth in divine love.”
Mother Teresa, In the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories and Prayers
tags: love
“Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.”
Mother Teresa
“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”
Mother Teresa
“I have more often as my companion "darkness." And when the night becomes very thick- and it seems to me as if I will end up in hell- then I simply offer myself to Jesus.”
Mother Teresa
“Jangan mencari yang besar-besar, cukup mengerjakan yang kecil-kecil dengan cinta yang besar. Makin kecil yang kita hadapi harus makin besar cinta yang kita berikan”
Mother Teresa, Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
“Our poor people are great people, a very lovable people, They don't need our pity and sympathy. They need our understanding love and they need our respect. We need to tell the poor that they are somebody to us that they, too, have been created, by the same loving hand of God, to love and be loved.”
Mother Teresa, Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
“God gives us things to share, God doesn't give us things to hold...”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“If you are joyful, do not worry about lukewarmness. Joy will shine in your eyes and in your look, in your conversation and in your countenance. You will not be able to hide it because joy overflows.”
Mother Teresa, A Life For God: The Mother Teresa Reader
“If you give what you do not need, it is not giving.”
Mother Teresa
“Faith is a gift from God and he gives it to whomever he chooses”
Mother Theresa
“God doesn't ask that we succeed in everything, but that we are faithful. However beautiful our work may be, let us not become attached to it. Always remain prepared to give it up, without losing your peace.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“I will never attend an anti-war rally; if you have a peace rally, invite me.”
Mother Teresa
“But still, everything is for Jesus; so like that everything is beautiful, even though it is difficult.”
Mother Teresa, Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
“At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving the others with God's own love and concern.”
Mother Teresa, Love: A Fruit Always in Season
“The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion.”
Mother Teresa
“I will never understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish.”
Mother Teresa
“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is a beauty, admire it.
Life is bliss, taste it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
life is a challenge, meet it.
life is a duty, complete it.
life is a game, play it.
life is costly, care for it.
life is wealth, keep it.
life is love, enjoy it.
life is mystery, know it.
life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is a sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is Life, fight for it!.”
Mother Teresa
“Life is a challenge, we must take it.”
Mother Teresa
“every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing”
Mother Teresa of Calcutta, The Joy in Loving
tags: smile
“In light of heaven, the worst suffering on earth, a life full of the most atrocious tortures on earth, will be seen to be no more serious than one night in an inconvenient hotel.”
Mother Teresa
“She knows how to suffer and at the same time how to laugh.”
Mother Teresa, Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta


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