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Mother Theresa
by Elsa Joy Bailey

Mother Theresa

Mother Theresa was asked
how she could continue
day after day after day,
visiting the terminally ill:
feeding them, touching them,
wiping their brows,
giving them comfort
as they lay dying.

Mother Teresa

And she said,
"It's not hard,
because in each one
I see the face of Christ
in one of His more
distressing disguises."

Spiritual Counseling

And that
is Mother's teaching:
To urge us to see
the face of Christ
in each of His
numerous disguises
wherever we go.

Inspirational Quotes

Her plea was
that we look for holiness
not just in those
who are ill or hungry
or in obvious pain,
but in the all the others, too.
I mean those
who are suffering
from spiritual despair
or emotional imprisonments
which block their aliveness;
restrict their freedom
and wall them off
from limitless joy
and self realization.

Inspirational Quotations

These beings too,
need our Silent Love
for their pain is just as deep.

Mother Teresa

That is
Mother Theresa's message
about spiritual healing.
And the truth is
there are countless numbers
of brothers and sisters
who urgently need
our blessing.

Spiritual Healing

You don't have to go far
to find them.
They're right beside you at work;
they drive next to you
on the freeway.
They shop with you at
the grocery store.

Spiritual Guidance

In fact,
you can probably
find someone
you need to bless
right in your own mirror.

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