Thoughts From Mother Teresa

For me, life is the most beautiful gift of God to mankind,
therefore people and nations who destroy life
by abortion and euthanasia are the poorest.
I do not say legal or illegal,
but I think that no human hand should be raised to kill life,
since life is God's life in us, even in an unborn child.

Sanctity is not a luxury for the few.
It is a simple duty for you and me.
I have to be a saint in my way and you in yours.
Thoughtfulness is the beginning of great sanctity.
If you learn this art of being thoughtful
you will become more and more like Christ,
for His heart was meed and He always thought of others.

Every child has been created for greater things,
to love and be loved, in the image of God.
That's why people must decide from beforehand
if they want to have a child.
Once a child is conceived, there is life, God's life.
That child has a right to live and be care for.
Abortion destroys two lives,
the life of the child and the conscience of the mother.
It is a child of God, no?
Created for greater things, just like you and me.

Am I convinced of God's love for me and mine for Him?
This conviction is like a sunlight which makes the sap of life
rise and the buds of sanctity bloom.
This conviction is the rock on which sanctity is built.

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