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Mother Teresa, A Simple Path

Regardless of your religious inclinations

you’ve probably heard of

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

a life of love, this is a story of her path, her simple desire to love and serve what society deems the unlovable

Mother Teresa’s Anyway Poem

People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered;
Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies;
Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
Give the world the best you’ve got anyway.

You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and your God;
It was never between you and them anyway.

not an easy path by any means

but this book is not just for Catholics or even catholics

but for anyone who values their fellow humans

it is a book about humanity

and

how we should think about and treat others.

I found this neat video give up the short time to watch.

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About ellasurreau

I am a first grade religious education catechist I have been teaching for 20 years I have a BA in Religious Studies I have continued taking classes in religious studies since graduating. I grew up Methodist, and became catholic after marrying.

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