Friday, December 18, 2009

Mother Teresa and the Poor in our midst


"What struck me the most about Mother Teresa when I saw her for the first time was her diminutive size. There stood the world renowned peacemaker, lover of the world’s poor and a Nobel Peace Prize recipient — a giant — but in the body of someone not much taller than my young daughter!

I first caught sight of Blessed Teresa in the flesh a little more than twenty years ago in the Missionary of Charity convent chapel as she came in for daily Mass. I had been visiting..." (Continued at Catholic Exchange today)

2 comments:

Kate Wicker @ Momopoly said...

I can't wait to read your book. It just arrived and I'm planning on curling up in a nest of covers in just a jiffy, sipping a cup of hot tea, and savoring the wisdom of Mother Teresa, which you have so generously shared with others. I'm sure I'll find some of your own wisdom marbled in as well.

Merry Christmas! Peace and joy to your family.

Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle said...

How sweet to "hear" your voice, Kate! I am happy that my book arrived in time for Christmas. I hope it will bring you sweetness, hope, and inspiration for your journey!

Mery Christmas to you and your beautiful family!

Enjoy the book!
hugs and blessings,
Donna-Marie