Tag Archive | Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa On Humility

Ways to Become Humble Mother Teresa’s example proves all three of Fr. Johnson’s points.  While she was head of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa kept a list of ways to cultivate humility for the sisters in her care. Speak as little as possible about yourself. Keep busy with your own affairs and not those […]

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 […]