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The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living by Mother Teresa
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“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 slighted, forgotten and disliked.

To be kind and gentle even under provocation.

Never to stand on one's dignity.

To choose always the hardest.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“Never be so busy as not to think of others.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“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.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“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
“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
“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
“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
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“Am I ever angry or frustrated? I only feel angry sometimes when I see waste, when things that we waste are what people need, things that would save them from dying. Frustrated? No, never.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“Today somebody is suffering, today somebody is in the street, today somebody is hungry. ... We have only today to make Jesus known, loved, served, fed, clothed, sheltered. Do not wait for tomorrow. Tomorrow we will not have them if we do not feed them today.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“Joy is a sign of generosity. When you are full of joy, you move faster and you want to go about doing good to everyone.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“Christ says: I know you through and through – I know everything about you. The very hairs of your head I have numbered. Nothing in your life is unimportant to me, I have followed you through the years, and I have always loved you – even in your wanderings.

I know every one of your problems. I know your need and your worries. And yes, I know all your sins. But I tell you again that I love you – not for what you have or haven’t done – I love you for you, for the beauty and dignity my Father gave you by creating you in his own image.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“I hope that what you give me comes not from your surplus but it is the fruit of a sacrifice made for the love of God. You must give what costs you, go without something you like, then you will truly be brothers to the poor who are deprived of even the things they need.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
“We learn humility through accepting humiliations cheerfully. Do not let a chance pass you by. It is so easy to be proud, harsh, moody and selfish, but we have been created for greater things. Why stoop down to things that will spoil the beauty of our hearts?”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living