Wednesday, March 12, 2008

36th Days of Lent - Thought of the day

A Note on the Wall  in the room of Mother Teresa

People are 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;
be successful anyway.

What you spent years building, someone could destroy overnight;
build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, others may be jealous;
be happy anyway.

The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
give the world your best anyway.

In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

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