Mother Teresa's Room ©2010 Mother Teresa lived and died in this room in Kolkata India. She started, and ran the Missionaries of Charity, which includes the Hospital for the destitute and dying. Those that are treated here, or spend their last days here, can not afford medical care and have no family to take care of them. She died in 1997. She met Pope John Paul II in 1986. The photo above her bed is of that meeting.
While the article attached to this is about monetary poverty and it's effects on the family, I found this quote to be so fitting. I think it is a horrible cycle and I think poverty within the home, like what Mother Teresa is talking about here, might set the path for the poverty that leaves us with inadequate physical resources. Which in return, puts more stress on the family. Being with each other, caring for and loving one another, can help overcome the tragedy of split families + true
Mother Teresa’s Humility List 1. Speak as little as possible about yourself.2. Keep busy with your own affairs and not those of others.3. Avoid curiosity.4. Do not interfere in the affairs of others.5. Accept small irritations with good humor.6. Do not dwell on the faults of others.7. Accept censures even if unmerited.8. Give in to the will of others.9. Accept insults and injuries.10. Accept contempt, being forgotten and disregarded.11. Be courteous and delicate even when provoked by someone.