"The poorest of the poor are often in our own homes," she exclaimed. Those were prophetic words for me. Instead of joining her Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, I realized I didn't have to go far away; there was plenty to do where I was.
"A smile is the beginning of peace," she used to say.
Mother Teresa didn't have to say much. God spoke through her and the words had
My vocation became teaching children with special needs who had severe and profound disabilities. Once I worked at a school where we served little
"If I can't wake up with a smile and a cheery attitude, then I have a problem," I'd think to myself. Even to this day, I see his face clearly. Now I can't get the smile off my face.
"A smile is the beginning of peace." And peace is the way.