Where There Is Love, There Is God
Her Path to Closer Union with God and Greater Love for Others
Aug 10, 2010 | 384 Pages
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About Where There Is Love, There Is God
In this book, Mother Teresa’s relationship with God and her commitment to those she served—the poorest of the poor—is powerfully explored in her own words. Taken largely from her private lessons to her sisters, published here for the first time, Where There Is Love, There Is God unveils her extraordinary faith in, and surrender to, God’s will.
Love is perhaps the word that best summarizes Mother Teresa’s life and message. She sought to be an extension of God’s heart and hands in today’s world. She was called to be a missionary of charity, a carrier of God’s love to each person she met, especially those most in need. Yet she did not think that this was a vocation uniquely hers; she believed each person is in some way called to be a carrier of God’s love. Through the practical and timely advice she offers, Mother Teresa sets us on the path to closer union with God and greater love for our brothers and sisters.
About Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa (1910–1997) was born in Skopje (present-day Macedonia) and joined the Sisters of Loreto in Dublin in 1928. She left the Loreto order in 1948 to begin the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. Her service to the poorest of the poor became her life’s work. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and was beatified in 2003. Editor of Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light, Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, MC, PhD, was associated with Mother Teresa for twenty years and is now director of the Mother Teresa Center, which has offices in California, Mexico, India, and Italy.
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I remember being in 5th grade when she died. The same year Princess Diana died. We had our kids' issue of Time magazine and both women graced the cover. As a young girl, the pictures of the beautiful Princess fascinated me... Yet even then, I remember the indescribable, intriguing beauty of the other woman. Mother Teresa. That was fifteen years ago, but she continues to inspire me the more I learn about her life, her heart, and...
This book, which I received via the Blogging for Books program, has been on my dresser waiting to be read since before Christmas. In case you haven't noticed, I've been in kind of a reading/blogging funk. Tonight I picked it up and thought I'd start reading a biography of Mother Teresa. I soon found that it wasn't a biography but rather a collection of Mother Teresa's sayings and teachings. Generally when I write a DNF review, I'm...
In 362 pages Father Brian Kolodiejchuk has managed to pack a wealth of insight and reflection from the one and only Blessed Mother Teresa. A true saint of our times Mothers reflections in this book will surely take the reader on a path closer to God. The material, presented in the pages of this book, is generally snippets of writings throughout her life. This layout makes the book better suited for daily reading in small pieces and not as a...
Blessed Mother Theresa portrays Christ's love and show's us all how to love God and others in this wicked world through her beautiful message in this wonderful, holy book. I cannot recommend this book enough for those that want to be closer to God and love of neighbor.
Where There Is Love, There Is God incorporates the essentials of faith in action, particularly to those serving the poor, sick, orphaned or dying. This would be a good book for someone just learning about Blessed Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity. It is likely if you've read several other books by and/or about Mother Teresa, you will recognize many of the stories and quotes. That doesn't make them any less amazing, of course,...