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Mother Theresa

Small Moments Can Change the World

Rupa Mehta | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

The power of no is simply profound. Sometimes the power is in not what you've said "no" to, but what you've indirectly said "yes" to.

Love Supreme

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Good News
Jack Schimmelman

ictoria believes that autistic children are powerful souls who have diminished themselves in a body gone wrong; that they are the very best of us come here to teach. They are angels.

Nelson Mandela, Forgiveness and Brothers and Sisters

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2013 | Impact
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

How did he do it? How did he see stars instead of bars while in prison? Apartheid, suffering, and twenty-seven years of imprisonment did not stop him from leading a nation through a process of truth and reconciliation.

Kindness One: Finding the Spirit of Mother Teresa in India

Leon Logothetis | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Here was a woman who epitomized what I was trying to infuse into my journey: love and kindness. She was someone who walked the walk.

The Power of Women

Roberta Gately | Posted 09.23.2013 | Women
Roberta Gately

Whoever the woman was who influenced you the most, remember her, carry her in your heart and pass on the light she shared with you to another.

A Response To Mother Teresa's Critics

Celeste Owen-Jones | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Celeste Owen-Jones

If Mother Teresa did such a bad job helping others, why not save that time spent criticizing her to instead try to make a difference in this world?

PHOTO: Mother Teresa Carving Added To Human Right's Porch At Washington National Cathedral

Posted 10.25.2012 | Religion

Washington, D.C.—On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Washington National Cathedral will hold a special service of Choral Evensong to dedicate a carving o...

Live For The Journey, Not The Destination

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

I am a huge proponent of figuring out one's purpose and living it fully. The part I have a problem with is the misconceptions people have about finding it and what they think it should be.

Christopher Hitchens: Most Provocative Outbursts

Telegraph | 3:30PM BST 13 Apr 2011 | Posted 06.14.2011 | Books

"[Mother Teresa] was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift from God. She spent her life opposing...

Just Say No to Everyone But the Voices in Your Head

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.29.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

Authors helping authors. That has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? Liberté, égalité, fraternité, and all that. We're all in this together. We ne...

Happy Thanksgiving: All I Can Handle in this Age of Autism

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Chantal Sicile-Kira

We each have our own truths. Our beliefs may be different, but our goals are the same: a happy, healthy, love-filled and productive life -- as independent and self-determined as possible.

Stop Divorce Poison: Save Your Kids From Parental Alienation

Richard Warshak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Richard Warshak

Through persistent bad-mouthing, some parents manipulate their children to reject the other parent in the same way a politician paints a unfavorable picture to alienate voters from the opponent.

Mother Teresa's Centenary Bash: Why I'm Against It

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

If Catholics wish to celebrate Mother Teresa's life in a reverent way, let them donate the costs of this vulgar and faintly punitive birthday celebration to an agency that offers single, poor women housing and support while pregnant.

Mother Teresa: One Of The Greatest Saints Ever

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Many of the saints did what Mother Teresa did -- founded a religious order, served the poor, led a life of heroic virtue. But few, if any -- perhaps none -- did so without any fruit in prayer.

Is Your Mother Holier Than Mother Teresa?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

The young mother who wakes up in the wee hours of the night to care for her child is every bit as saintly as the Catholic nun who spends hours and hours teaching children in an inner-city school.

Mother Theresa To Be Honored With Service Day In New York

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Since the Empire State Building owner won't light the landmark skyscraper for Mother Teresa, New York City officials are planning a d...

N.Y. Icon Takes Dim View Of Mother Teresa's Birthday

Religion News Service | By Fernando Alfonso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Fernando Alfonso Religion News Service (RNS) In a bid to honor what would have been Mother Teresa's 100th birthday on Aug. 26, the New York-based ...

Can We Afford NOT To Be Of Service?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

We are designed for giving. When we do so, our lives come into a certain order, even and especially when things seem so chaotic and uncertain.

"Black Royalty"?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The demise in succession of three African American figures of colossal stature on the eve of the new decade caused me to wonder anew about this designation, "black royalty."

Does President Obama -- and America -- Deserve the Nobel Prize?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hoyt Hilsman

This movement to change America did not begin when Barack Obama took the presidential oath of office -- it has been underway for decades.

Do You Know Your 'Love Language'?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

This time of the year is one in which we are being showered with spiritual Light. This Light comes as a blessing: to let us see more clearly where we might have something to learn.

Reading The Pictures: RNC Final Night Top 10

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-09-05-sarah_palin_moose.jpg Who could resist Sarah in pearls and the paramilitary-looking outfit. (Can anyone ID the uniform?). And, of course, the moose.