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Mother Teresa's "Philosophy of Life"

Life is an opportunity, avail it

Life is a beauty, admire it

Life is bliss, taste it

Life is a dream, realize it

Life is a challenge, meet it

Life is a duty, complete it

Life is a game, play it

Life is costly, care for it

Life is a wealth, keep it

Life is love, enjoy it

Life is mystery, know it

Life is a promise, fulfill it

Life is sorrow, overcome it

Life is a song, sing it

Life is a struggle, accept it

Life is a tragedy, brace it

Life is an adventure, dare it

Life is luck, make it

Life is life, defend it.

posted on Sept 21, 2010 6:04 AM ()


It's wonderful advice. It doesn't matter who wrote it.
comment by elderjane on Sept 28, 2010 4:53 PM ()
The words of Joni Mitchell sprang to my mind a few years ago - "you don't know what you've got, till its gone" - they are so, true.
comment by febreze on Sept 28, 2010 3:48 PM ()
comment by itsjustme on Sept 23, 2010 3:18 AM ()
comment by crazylife on Sept 22, 2010 8:27 PM ()
I read somewhere that Mother Theresa constantly fought depression. Maybe she wrote this in one of those melancholy moments to life her spirits. Good advice, regardless of when she wrote it.
comment by redimpala on Sept 21, 2010 10:01 AM ()
I think I'd be depressed, too, if I had to work with lepers, etc., all the time. This quote came out of a book of "A Thousand Suns" by a famous journalist, Dominique Lapierre. He wrote "Is Paris Burning?" and fought for Caryl Chessman's release from the death penalty. He (me too) was convinced of Chessman's innocence.
reply by solitaire on Sept 22, 2010 2:22 PM ()
She must have been a tough old bird to live as long as she did where she did, accomplishing what she did, so if all this is what made it possible, I'd rather go by her philosophy than some of the others I've met up with lately.
comment by troutbend on Sept 21, 2010 9:51 AM ()
My guess is, her "writers" were responsible for this, attributing it to her. I never heard her speak, so I don't know.
reply by solitaire on Sept 22, 2010 2:16 PM ()
comment by kristilyn3 on Sept 21, 2010 8:23 AM ()
looks like I led a full life!
comment by greatmartin on Sept 21, 2010 7:18 AM ()
Don't we all know and admire it.
reply by solitaire on Sept 22, 2010 2:14 PM ()
This is truly Mother Teresa's philosophy? How neat is that?
comment by dragonflyby on Sept 21, 2010 6:55 AM ()
So I read. And I always believe what I read.
reply by solitaire on Sept 22, 2010 2:13 PM ()

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