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A Simple Path

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A Simple Path by Mother Teresa
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Oct 31, 1995 | ISBN 9780345397454

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We have all been created for greater things — to love and to be loved. Love is love — to love a person without any conditions, without any expectations. Works of love are works of peace and purity. Works of love are always a means of Becoming closer to God, so the more we help each other, the more we really love God better by loving each other. Jesus very clearly said, ‘Love one another as I have loved you,’ Love in action is what gives us grace. We pray and, if we are able to love with a whole heart, then we will see the need. Those who are unwanted, unloved, and uncared for become just a throwaway of society -that’s why we must really make everybody feel wanted.

"There is something else to remember — that this kind of love begins at home. We cannot give to the outside what we don’t have on the inside. This is very important. If I can’t see God’s love in my brother and sister then how can I see that love in somebody else? How can I give it to somebody else? Everybody has got some good. Some hide it, some neglect it, but it is there."

Author Essay

This book is simply priceless. It’s Mother Teresa’s autobiography, which she crafted with writer Lucinda Vardey, a few years before she passed away.  This book gives voice to a remarkable spirit who has dedicated her life to the poorest among us and given us the greatest model of love in action in our time.

A SIMPLE PATH not only offers a candid look at Mother Teresa’s everyday life, but collects her spiritual wisdom.  What we find is a simple path for us to follow so that we, too, can create a truly kinder world for the future.  Mother Teresa may no longer be here on earth, but her spirit is alive today, in her works of goodness and kindness, and in each of us.   –E. Zack, Senior Editor

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