Dust if You Must, Because You Must

Dust if You Must, Because You Must

I recently came across this poem: Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better To paint a picture or write a letter, Bake a cake or plant a seed, Ponder the difference between want and need?   Dust if you must, but there’s not much time, With rivers to swim and...
Mao Tse Tung and Mother Teresa: a lesson in charity

Mao Tse Tung and Mother Teresa: a lesson in charity

“When once a chairman of a multinational company came to see me, to offer me a property in Bombay, he first asked: ‘Mother, how do you manage your budget?” I asked him who had sent him here. He replied: ‘I felt an urge inside me.’ I said: other people like...
Mistaking Faithfulness for Stubborness

Mistaking Faithfulness for Stubborness

People who do not know me or my faith have called me stubborn numerous times because I’m convinced that the Catholic Church is the one, true faith and I am not open to other’s ideas on how the faith should be changed. Friends and even family try to...