Sunday, May 1, 2016

Mother Teresa: Prayer changes us and we change things

Here's a very interesting quote of Mother Teresa, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Teresa, "I used to pray that God would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray that he will guide me to do whatever I'm supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I'm praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things.", http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/719941-i-used-to-pray-that-god-would-feed-the-hungry.

Mother Teresa

Above pic of Mother Teresa courtesy: http://atingl.nic.in/Mother%20Teresa.htm



Ravi: An ancient Hindu saying is: Yad bhaavam tad bhavathi! Which I think can be translated to: As is the  feeling, so it will happen (in future). I think devout and intense prayer is deep feeling within one's heart and mind, and that deep feeling results in transformation in the direction of the feelings/prayer.

[I thank goodreads.com and atingl.nic.in and have presumed that they will not have any objections to me sharing the above short extract and photograph of Mother Teresa from their website on this post which is freely viewable by all, and does not have any financial profit motive whatsoever.]

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