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Mother Teresa
(1910-1997) born on
Aug 27
Albanian nun, missionary. She is the famous "Saint of the Gutters" who has devoted her life to caring for lepers and poor in India; awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.

God is the friend of silence. See how nature -- trees, flowers, grass -- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. . . . We need silence to be able to touch souls.
There should be less talk; a preaching point is not a meeting point. What do you do then? Take a broom and clean someone's house. That says enough.
God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.
What we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Saints Among Us," "Time," 29 Dec 1975.
R: "A Gift for God," "Willing Slaves to the Will of God," 1975.
A: "A Gift for God," "Carriers of Christ's Love," 1975.
N: In "Rolling Stone," by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Dec 1992.
K: "A Gift for God," "Carriers of Christ's Love," 1975.

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