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  • Mother Teresa

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    Mother Teresa There are many people in this world that we consider great humanitarians. Mother Teresa was a unique individual that stood out of the crowd because of her involvement in helping the sick, poor and dying. She spent everyday of her adulthood caring for people that were in need by setting up the Missionary of Charity along with many homes for the people she cared for. Mother Teresa won many awards throughout her lifetime for her dedication to care for people in need. It is no wonder

  • Mother Teresa

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    On the 26th of August, 1910 a powerful leader was born. Mother Teresa was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in Skopje which is now the capital of Macedonia. Anjeze was christened the next day thus making her “Christian birthday” august 27. Her parents Dranafile and Nikolle raised her as Roman Catholic. Her father was actively involved in Albanian politics. Sadly her father died when she was 9 years of age. By the age of twelve she was certain that she wanted to dedicate herself to a religious life. She

  • Mother Teresa

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    Mother Teresa laid her life down for love, making a dent in the society around her by serving the poorest of the poor, leaving a mark in history for her radical abandonment, and raising the standard to all beleivers by challenging the church to a higher calling of loving “Jesus in disguise. “Malcom Muggeridge attempts to capture her life and ministry in his book “Something Beautiful for God.” However, her ministry cannot be described merely through logistics or numbers, because it had greater purpose

  • Mother Teresa

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    Mother Teresa was a regular woman that was born with the name Agnes Bojaxhui on August 26, 1910 in what is now the Republic of Macedonia. Her parents’ names were Nikola and Drana. Her father was a merchant. Agnes was the youngest of three children. She had a sister named Aga who was born in 1904 and her brother named Lazar was born in 1907. Agnes and Aga were very close. The three of them were Albanian and grew up in the city of Skopje. Her and her siblings attended a school that was attached to

  • Mother Teresa

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    “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.” These words fully sum up the essence of Mother Teresa. Having left the world 17 years ago in 1997, her life continues to inspire many. So many lives touched by her. The story of her life inspires an awe of how someone could live such a life starting from her childhood, through adulthood, and ending with her later years

  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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    1:2)."Mother Teresa was a patron who served the Catholic Church by taking care of the poor and needy. Although she has not been fully confirmed as a saint, many acknowledge her as one, and one of the greatest. Mother Teresa of Calcutta was born on August 26, 1910 in, Üsküp, Kosovo Vilayet (now known as Skopje, Republic of Macedonia), under the name Agness Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She lived her childhood impoverished, especially after the death of her father when she was only eight years old. Her mother was

  • Mother Teresa

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    un-cared, helped the dying, the cripple, and the mentally ill. She served everyone with her love and the love of God. She touched the hearts of those who doubted her because of her love and commitment to God. Mother Teresa lived an extraordinary life. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, later named Mother Teresa, was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, Yugoslavia. She was born into an Albanian Roman Catholic family. There were three children, one boy and two girls. She was the youngest. She attended the government

  • Mother Teresa

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    1910 in Skopje, in Macedonia. Her childhood was comfortable and prosperous due to her father’s success. Her father encouraged his children to be generous and compassionate to those less fortunate. Her mother was very religious and she took the children to morning mass. Agnes often helped her mother deliver parcels of food and money to the poor and prayed with the whole family every evening. The family’s life changed dramatically after their father’s death, when Agnes was 9. Although now poor themselves

  • Mother Teresa Essay

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    Mother Teresa is one of the most recognized women in the world. Teresa brought in a revolutionary change in the world with her positive thoughts and love for humanity. Her missionary work started way back 1931 when she was still a little girl. She joined the Nuns as a kid in 1931, and she was later named Teresa from Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. It was in respect and honor of the Saints of Theresa. Mother Teresa’s missions were concentrated around helping the poor people with their basic needs such as food

  • Mother Teresa

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    A Mother Teresa Mother Teresa was a powerful woman with her missions and countless acts of mercy. Powerful leaders in our world today should learn from Mother Teresa and her countless acts of mercy, which she performed. Often men and women in powerful positions misuse their strengths simply for their own personal benefit. Mother Teresa is a perfect example of a modern day saint. Through her love and guidance of Jesus Christ, Mother Teresa proves to be savior. Now if you compare Mother Teresa to