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Mar 01, 2000
| ISBN 9780140196078
Mar 01, 2000
| ISBN 9781101078051
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Mar 01, 2000 | ISBN 9780140196078
Mar 01, 2000 | ISBN 9781101078051
A year of daily inspiration from the renowned spiritual leader, Mother Teresa. The provocative ideas and touching insights found in The Joy in Loving spring from incidents in Mother Teresa’s own remarkable life. She speaks of men and women who have lived and died uncomplainingly, even in the midst of great poverty and deprivation; of wealthy businessmen whose indifference has been transformed into compassion and charity, and of her encounters with people and governments around the globe. Through all of this, Mother Teresa emphasizes the need for a disciplined, loving family life, for “in the home begins the disruption of the peace of the world.” Drawing on more than seventy years of selfless service to the poorest of the poor, she discusses the importance of work and prayer, charity and service, the right to life and, above all, the need to love–unconditionally and absolutely.
Agnes Bojaxhiu, or Mother Teresa as the world has come to know her, was born in 1910 in Yugoslavia. In 1931 she arrived in India, where she took religious vows and started the Congregation of the Missionaries of Charity, which… More about Mother Teresa
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