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No Greater Love by Mother Teresa
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No Greater Love

by Mother Teresa, Joseph Durepos (Editor)

Other authors: Thomas Moore (Foreword)

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Gonxha (Agnes) Bojaxhiu was born in Skopje, the capital of the Albanian Republic of Macedonia. Her father was a politician with strong nationalistic convictions and was allegedly murdered when she was eight years old. The Roman Catholic church next door became the center of the family's life. When she was eighteen Agnes traveled by train across Europe to study for the novitiate of the Order of the Sisters of Loretto. She was a teacher of history and geography at St, Mary's School in Calcutta, India, and most happy being so until 1946 when she received an undeniable call to serve the poor of that city by living among them. She had to leaver her Order to do so and have special permission from Rome.
  saintbedefg | Feb 8, 2019 |
This Book was a very inspiring read. While we can't all be saints, it will encourage us to follow suit in our own individual ways.

Some may say, "No one can be that good," but they are wrong. Both men and women can be self-sacrificing tools for a better, more caring world. Mother Teresa's one-on-one approach is they key for many of us, if we only open ourselves up to her beautiful words. ( )
  YvonnevonInnes | Sep 25, 2013 |
Incredible words of wisdom from a woman who clearly had a great love for Jesus and humanity. Possibly one of the most inspiring books I've read in a long time. Her message is simple but very profound and touching.

This world would be a much better place if the rest of us could love with an ounce of the love that Mother Teresa expressed to those around her. I recommend this to everyone -- whether you are Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Agnostic or of any other creed... I think we can all be inspired in some way by her words of love and agree that she was special. ( )
  Katie_P014 | Jul 1, 2012 |
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No Greater Love is the essential wisdom of Mother Teresa - the most accessible and inspirational collection of her teachings ever published. This definitive volume features Mother Teresa on love, prayer, giving, service, poverty, forgiveness, Jesus, and more. It ends with an up-to-date biography and a revealing conversation with Mother Teresa about the specific challenges and joys present in her work with the poor and the dying. No Greater Love is a passionate testament to Mother Teresa's deep hope and abiding faith in God and the world. It will bring readers into the heart of this remarkable woman, showing Mother Teresa's revolutionary vision of Christianity in its graceful, poetic simplicity. Through her own words, No Greater Love celebrates the life and work of one of the great humanitarians of our time.… (more)

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