Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.

“Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.”

~Mother Teresa
The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family.

“The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family.”

~Mother Teresa

“The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.”

~Mother Teresa

“If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.”

~Mother Teresa

“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire 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 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, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.”

~Mother Teresa

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

~Mother Teresa

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.”

~Mother Teresa

“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.”

~Mother Teresa

“If we pray, we will believe; If we believe, we will love; If we love, we will serve.”

~Mother Teresa

“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.”

~Mother Teresa

“The best way to show my gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.”

~Mother Teresa

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

~Mother Teresa

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”

~Mother Teresa

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”

~Mother Teresa

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

~Mother Teresa

“Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.”

~Mother Teresa

“At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”

~Mother Teresa