Tag Archive | Mother Teresa

Prayer and Coincidence

When I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don’t, they don’t. —William Temple? I heard the quote above on the radio attributed to Saint Mother Teresa, but when I tried to verify it online, I only found it attributed to someone named William Temple. And when I looked on Wikipedia for who William Temple was, […]

Distraction is a poor master…

—from the blog post Connected to What’s Real by Jenny Uebbing whose blog is called Mama Needs Coffee (I especially like the parts/phrases below that I highlighted in red.) I’m sitting in the silence of the post-bedtime hurricane, surveying the damage of the living room and feeling the tug towards a screen, but choosing often to […]

A Quote From Mother Teresa About the Future

What are your plans for the future? I just take one day. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not come. We have only today to love Jesus. —Mother Teresa, from a 1988 interview with Time magazine which was reprinted by The National Catholic Register    

A Simple Duty

Holiness is not the luxury of a few people, but a simple duty for you and me. —Blessed Mother Teresa —from YouCat: Part 3 – How We are to Have Life in Christ, Ch. 2: Human Community

Mother Teresa, J.R.R. Tokien, and G.K. Chesterton walk into an Adoration Chapel

I make a Holy Hour each day in the presence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. All my sisters of the Missionaries of Charity make a daily Holy Hour as well, because we find that through our daily Holy Hour our love for Jesus becomes more intimate, our love for each other more understanding, and […]

The Greatest Gift

If you are humble, nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are. If you are blamed, you won’t be discouraged; if anyone call you a saint, you won’t put yourself on a pedestal. If you are a saint, thank God; if you are a sinner, don’t remain one. Christ […]

Love Hurts

True love hurts. It always must hurt. It has to be painful to love someone; painful to leave him, you would like to die for him. When people marry, they have to give up everything in order to love each other. A mother who gives life to a child suffers much. The word “love” is […]