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I Admire Mother Teresa

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 109 People

    Not Really Sure Waht's Happening

    A few months ago, my financial situation was in dire straits. My phone was cut off, and I was fearing that my utilities weren't far behind. I was praying and praying. One weekend, just around the time my phone service was cut off, my friend handed me what looked like a small...
    teagranny teagranny 51-55, F Dec 29, 2010

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    Mother LOVE OVERRIDE

    it didn't matter to her what was hers and what wasn't . she just did what she had to do , in her case love  over rides any other emotion , the stronger emotion wins   LOVE OVERRIDE i coined a new phrase
    LOVEoverRIDE LOVEoverRIDE 26-30, M 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Being unwanted, unloved,

    uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.Mother Teresa.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2014

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    The Perfect Role Model

    People are often unreasonable, illogical 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 false friends and some true enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7, 2012

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    Very Good Person

    Mother teresa is a very good person; and I agree with most of  her quotes. she has great ones. I saw this one today; it's a good one. "Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F Sep 15, 2012

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    My Opinion

     She is one of my favorite saints.  
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Pottery

    I once visited a pottery-making shop. A guy, who was probably in his mid-50s, was showing us how a jar is made. He said you have to have the correct hand pressure to shape the clay. I was amazed as he slowly mold the clay into a beautiful jar with his gentle yet firm hands...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F May 6, 2013

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    I catch a glimpse of you. You're no one that I know, but for that moment in time you have my complete attention. You have no idea who I am nor do I know you. There's a back...
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    Even though my mother has passed away, I loved and admired my mother very mother very much. She taught me many things in life. She was a very nice and lovely woman, sexy, loved...
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i admire my mother. she has a broken foot that has not healed properly, she pits my brothers and myself before her, she gets very little sleep to take care of us, she senses that a...
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I really admired my mother when she was on earth and now in Heaven. My mother was a Christian and a Christ like example for me to see and copy her philosophy on many topics. She...
    computerfemale computerfemale 41-45, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mom left me when i was two years old and you could guess what she left me for : drugs. I did not know this until a few weeks ago my dad told me and. My mom wasnt really there...
    julianax14 julianax14 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love my mother but we have grown to be very different. My mother loves to party and go out drinking. I would rather stay at home and watch netflix. My mother has a foul mouth. I...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I overhead my mother tell someone yesterday "I don't care what it takes, I will support my daughter through college and give her what she needs." My mother has gone through a...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    My mother raised my brother and I alone since our father decided to leave us. It was difficult for her in the beginning, she cried daily after he vanished but she didn't give up on...
    SRECardinalis SRECardinalis 61-65, M Apr 4

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    I admire her strength, her softness, and her ability to make people feel as if they matter. She taught me independence and value. She is the reason I'm still standing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 10

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    To all single mothers out there! It's not easy being a single mom. You've to teach your kids everything. Feed them, clothe them. You're human and you're going to **** up sometimes...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was thinking about how my life would have been if I weren't in this situation I am right now. How things would be different. What if I didn't marry for the sake of security, for...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 3

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    Today I may stand alone in the procedure rooms but my mother is by my side. She's been sitting in a waiting room nervous as anything and has made a million and ten confirmations...
    gottakeepyourheadup gottakeepyourheadup 18-21, F Apr 17

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    My future MIL has the biggest victim complex and is the biggest hypocrite I've ever met. On top of that, she is crazy bipolar; totally normal one minute then screaming and cussing...
    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    "I Believe In Love At First Sight Because I Love My Mother Since I Opened My Eyes."
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I don't hate (because I don't get that worked up over silly things) but I highly dislike people who critique grammar or use big words to act like they're smart. If you're going to...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 27 Responses Mar 29

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    **Benjamin Franklin: On the Price of Corn and Management of the Poor, November 1766 - I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of...
    countrylivinggal countrylivinggal 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I received full custody of my two children at the ages of eight and five years old.I raised them alone,through many turbulent years dealing with an alcoholic deadbeat ex-wife...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Wish everyone could admire inner beauty Looks aren't everything and never will be to me at least. I love honest and fun people who are comfortable with who they are and don't...
    LipsOfAnAngel89 LipsOfAnAngel89 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I admire it and the people that follow it. Having it is not enough. One has to be able and willing to use it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I don't put woman in a class. I respect a woman who is down to earth and genuine. No upper or lower class just a decent human being.I admire and respect all women who are decent to...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    And they admire me. (so how you doin'?)
    duh11 duh11 41-45, M Mar 30

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    I have adopted three boys and I have three boys of my own. I admire others who have adopted kids of their own. It is such a blessing to be a parent the natural or adoption way...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    My Uncle Pete is the kind of man everyone looks to for leadership. He is a retired police officer who now works in security. He can bring a calm to any stressful or dangerous...
    jillibeanz jillibeanz 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I've been on this E P site for many years. I've made many wonderful friendships, with real wonderful women as well as many men.Like making a pie, you need to sift through the real...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Apr 5

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    Just about everyone is in the I admire wit and intelligence group, that's quite funny isn't it.
    hotmaleAThotmail hotmaleAThotmail 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 6

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    If people can be open minded about various things just a tiny bit a whole lot of things can be easier for a lot of people. I really admire people who can be open minded about...
    goldengirl1972 goldengirl1972 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I admire honesty. For many people it seems like a hard thing to give. Honesty is the best policy even if what we have to say might be difficult to say.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Beauty is not always about the outer appearance, beauty can be found within. I always tell my kind friends they are cute (sometimes unintentionally) because I actually find them...
    pineapplejam pineapplejam 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 9

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    I have some intelligent and nice friends, I can see their beauty from inside and out. they are priceless! I admire and adore them! I am thankful to have them as my friends...
    thankfully22 thankfully22 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I more than admire it. To me Honesty is the most important part of any relationship. I especially believe honesty is required in a boyfriend/girlfriend or Husband/Wife relationship...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I was a great admirer of the late Tony Benn, the politician who famously and successfully fought for a change in the law that would allow him to give up his peerage so that he...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M Apr 13

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    I more than admire it. I find it very important to just be honest with people. I find it far more fulfilling when you just let yourself go and be honest with people. Obviously i'm...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I'm really bad a reading people so it's hard for me to tell if someone is lying.. So I really admire people who are always honest and sincere with they're words. Though it's a hard...
    Foreverlucia Foreverlucia 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Now not everything he says or stands for I agree with but one thing I do admire is his ability to "mix it up". In the UK we've had decades of scripted robots who repeat the same...
    ImaginationsTheKey ImaginationsTheKey 26-30, M Apr 17