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Breathe In Knowing You Are Loved
Before I went to bed Wednesday night I sent Caitlin an email that I wasn’t writing a blog this week. Then I checked my emails one more time and opened one of my favorite weekly emails from the Saltproject.org. The following is what the email contained. I thought these words are what I want to share with you this week. They are words by a faith filled woman that help us to live out our faith. I am thankful for these simple words filled with great power and beauty given to us by Mother Teresa. May we all seek to live by them.
People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered.
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you.
Be honest and sincere anyway.
What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous.
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, will often be forgotten.
Do good anyway.
Give the best you have, and it will never be enough.
Give your best anyway.
In the final analysis, it is between you and God.
It was never between you and them anyway.
+ Mother Teresa
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