St Teresa of Calcutta
Saint Teresa was born in Albania and later became a Presentation Order Nun. She was teacher at a girl’s school in India and she became aware of the poverty in Calcutta. She then left the order and became the founder of Missionary of Charity sisters who devote their life to the poor.
“Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” “Be faithful in small things because in them that your strength lies“.
Pixiu– symbol of long life, protection and elegance.
The Pixiu a particularly powerful and auspicious creature of good fortune. It is said to have the power to assist anyone suffering. The creature seems to project a sense of strength, elegance and mobility. Its obvious characteristic is its fat body to indicate a full stomach loaded with unlimited amounts of good fortune.
Charity, Compassion, Dignity – These three words best describe some of the virtues in Blessed Mother Teresa. Such characteristics have been identified and highlighted for the students to strive towards.
People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered.
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives.
Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies.
If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you.
Be honest and sincere anyway.
What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight.
If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous.
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, will often be forgotten.
Do good anyway.
Give the best you have, and it will never be enough.
Give your best anyway.
In the final analysis, it is between you and God.
It was never between you and them anyway.