A Mother Theresa Story

Morning Story and Dilbert

Vintage Dilbert
August 27, 2001

A successful businessman traveled to India to spend a month working in one of Mother Teresa’s shelters. He longed to meet the tiny nun, but Mother Teresa was traveling, and it wasn’t until the day before his departure that he received an audience. When he was finally in her presence, much to his surprise, he burst into tears. All the times when he’d been self-centered, busy or focused on his own gain flashed before his eyes, and he felt an enormous sadness that he had missed so many opportunities in his life to give of himself and his resources. Without a word, Mother Teresa walked over to where he was seated, put her hands on his shoulders and looked deeply into his eyes. “Don’t you know,” she said, “that God knows you are doing the best that you can.”

Excerpts from Chicken Soup for the Soul At Work

© 1996 by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Maida Rogerson, 
Martin Rutte, Tim Clauss

From the Introduction
  1. Awww, and we are all so guilty of being SO hard on ourselves, that sometimes we forget this.


  2. Thank you for sharing a beautiful story about a truly beautiful soul.


    • Hey Linda, Thanks for the comment!!!!

      I enjoyed your video on “The Power of Positive Reinforcement”. Your assistant did an excellent job!!!

      The link to the video is here: http://wp.me/p3cQWk-nX

      Take Care and God Bless 🙂 Kenny T


  3. It’s amazing what can make the tears start, but after they do and cease then it is such a great journey. Can you imagine being this man? Oh, WOW! The peace he must have felt afterwards… I love it!!! Take care, Kenny! 😀


  4. francesgabriel75 said:

    Reblogged this on Walking the talk and commented:
    Nothing more needs to be said …. God bless x


  5. D. said:

    Hey Kenny, thanks for the story. The cartoon makes me laugh, the story makes me cry (well, almost), and everything with a cap of coffee 🙂 haha


    • …..not just coffee, but COFFEE!!!! And tea works when it’s cold outside… LOL

      Make sure you come back tomorrow. The MS&D has something a little different……

      Take Care and God Bless 🙂 Kenny T


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