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'I DO NOT WORRY ABOUT YESTERDAY FOR IT IS PAST AND TOMORROW IS YET TO COME'

11/6/09 in Locker Room   |   singh_sonal2004   |   147 respect

Some Facts About Mother Teresa

SHE STARTED WITH ONLY HER THREE SARIS AND A FIVE-RUPEE NOTE....

THE ONLY THING SHE HAD IN ABUNDANCE WAS FAITH IN HER MISSION …

THE FACT THAT THERE WAS NO BUILDING, NO CHAIRS OR TABLES DID NOT DETER HER. ON A SMALL OPEN PATCH AMONG THE SHANTIES, SHE BEGAN TO SCRATCH THE BENGALI ALPHABET WITH A STICK ON THE GROUND....…

 

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OVER THE NEXT FORTY-THREE YEARS, THE INSTITUTIONAL VENTURES OF MOTHER TERESA ENCOMPASSED NOT JUST SCHOOLS AND DISPENSARIES, BUT HOMES FOR ABANDONED CHILDREN, FOR THE LEPROSY-AFFLICTED AND FOR THE DESTITUTE AND DYING. MORE RECENTLY THEY HAVE OPENED CENTRES FOR THOSE SUFFERING FROM AIDS.

BY 1990, 456 CENTRES WERE ESTABLISHED IN MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED COUNTRIES. DURING THAT YEAR 500,000 FAMILIES WERE FED, 20,000 SLUM CHILDREN WERE TAUGHT IN 124 SCHOOLS, 90,000 LEPROSY PATIENTS WERE TREATED AND 17,048 'SHUT-INS' WERE VISITED IN THEIR HOMES.

SIX AIDS SHELTERS ADMITTED 661 PATIENTS... FROM CATECHISM CLASSES TO HOUSES FOR ALCOHOLICS AND DRUG ABUSERS, THE MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY HAVE CREATED A MULTINATIONAL ORGANIZATION THAT REACHES OUT TO THE HELPLESS AND THE POOR.

THE SISTERS ARE IN THE MOST UNLIKELY PLACES ON EVERY CONTINENT. MOTHER TERESA WAS ONCE ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY PLACE SHE HAD NOT REACHED. SHE REPLIED WITH A LAUGH,

                'IF THERE ARE POOR ON THE MOON, WE SHALL GO THERE TOO!'

 

WHEN ASKED WHERE WILL THE ORDER GO FROM HERE? MOTHER TERESA REPLIED:

 

'I DO NOT WORRY ABOUT YESTERDAY FOR IT IS PAST AND TOMORROW IS YET TO COME'
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