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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 true enemies;
Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank,
people may cheat you;
Be honest anyway.

What you spend years building,
someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness,
they 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 the best you’ve got anyway.

You see, in the final analysis,
it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.

— Mother Teresa – Do It Anyway (adaptation of a text from Kent M. Keith that Mother Theresa put on the wall of her children’s home in Calcutta)

Do it anyway!

8 responses »

  1. Merci! 🙂
    Jo, sou ass ëtt oft….
    Gefällt mir och ganz gudd, bis op den leschten Vers….
    Do sinn ech mar nach nët eenz, ob dat esou soll sinn…… oder ech verstinn net richteg wat/ween sie mat “them” mengt…. well et kann jo awer nët nëmmen tëschend mir an him sinn….?

    • Ech gesinn et sou dass et eng Erënnerung ass dorun dass een net dorop reagéieren soll wat anerer kéinten maachen, an drun ze denken dass dat wat mir denken, soen oder handelen – egal wéi d’Situatioun an eisem Liewen ass – een Choix ass den béid, eis, an ons déifsten Essenz betrëfft. D’Spiritualitéit liwwert eis jo eng Basis aus der mir richteg handelen kennen och wann eis Handlungen an der Gesellschaft an der mir liewen oft op paradox Reaktiounen trefft. Also, eng Erënnerung dorun sech net decouragéieren ze loossen. Merci dir och fir déi interessant Remarque déi mech den ganzen Text nach eng Kéier a Fro stellen gelooss huet! 🙂

  2. What a heavenly place is that……and when in such place it’s just between one and God….them don’t exist in such moments…………….but yes we need to learn to be with us every moment ,every place..

    which place is that?

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