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    showed courage throughout her life. Blessed Teresa of Calcutta was born into a poor family. At age 18, she was called to join religious life. one year later,she took her vows. She started her work on the streets of Calcutta. In Calcutta she would help the people who didn’t have any food or money. She would talk to the people there and make them feel better. She started the Missionaries of charity which helped the poor people in Calcatta. My Parents are great examples of people in my life who show courage. My parents show courage every day of their lives. For example my dad talks to people he has never met before and tries to get a property from that person. My Mom shows courage by making presentations for people she has never met before and presenting them in front of a large crowd. Another example of my Dad showing courage is when my dad drives very long distance even though he is tired and might not want to do drive that long. Another type of person that shows courage is Missionaries. The Missionaries show courage by telling the word of God to people who have never heard the word of God. Missionaries go to places that they have never been before and that can be very scary. My model for Courage is saint Bernadette. Saint Bernadette was born into a poor family. When Bernadette was 14 years old, Bernadette and two of her friends went to get firewood because it was the winter and they needed to light a fire. They decided to get wood at Massabielle, a dump, and they had to…

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    Influenced by TV shows, magazine cover stories, and newspaper front pages, many people take money as the only way to decide whether a person is successful or not. However, apart from money, the contribution to the society should also be an indispensable factor. The selfless help Florence Nightingale and Mother Teresa offer to those in need best demonstrates this. Florence Nightingale, dubbed as “The Lady with the Lamp” was a renowned nurse for the pioneering nursing work in the Crimean War.…

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    from Calcutta. She was a Roman Catholic nun who took care of the poor and the sick in India. Mother Teresa helped refugees and sick people. She planned on using the money that she got from this prize, to make houses for those who can’t afford them ("Mother Teresa - Facts"). This shows how selfless and caring of a person she is. When Mother Teresa was twelve, she heard a call from God, demanding that she devotes her life to Him. After hearing this, she went to a nunnery, got an education, and…

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    On September 10, 1946, a train ride from Calcutta to the Himalayan foothills involved something that changed Mother Teresa’s life forever. It is what she referred to as the “call within a call” Christ spoke to her telling her to abandon her work as a teacher and go to Calcutta’s poorest and sickest people to help them (Kolodiejchuk 40). This call was the beginning of the Missionaries of Charity. This date will later be known by her congregation as Inspiration Day…

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    Mother Teresa, better known as a caring risk taker, inspires the world. Mother Teresa is a women who grew up in a small village with big dreams and a generous heart. She first became a nun at the age of 17. First, she was a school teacher, but then realized her true calling was to help the less fortunate in the slums. Mother Teresa started her own religious order called the Missionaries of Charity. She was also awarded many awards including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Mother Teresa then…

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    Mother Teresa

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    remarkably unique call from God while on a train ride. She heard God calling her to abandon her sheltered lifestyle as a Loreto sister to go work for and live among the impoverished and outcasted people of Calcutta (Slavicek). On August 12, 1947, Pope Pius XII granted Mother Teresa permission to leave the Loreto convent to work with the poor in Calcutta. In just less than a year, Mother Teresa had moved to the "slums of Calcutta" and opened her first school there to work for and care for the…

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    In today’s world, many people try to define success in terms of having power over others, winning over others, or the ability to dominate others. On the other hand, many assume that items of material value will be enough to make them happy and successful. But this type of happiness is temporary and short-lived. Therefore, those who help others and give generously find a type of fulfillment that extends beyond position or title. By helping others, they find an authority that reaches into their…

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    Regarding pampering, Adler speculated that a child who had received too much attention from his caregivers would always feel a need to be the center of attention and expect everything to be handed to him (Chawla, 2002). Mother Teresa was everything but that. She was not narcissistic and was by nature a very generous person (Chawla, 2002). As a matter of fact, she did not tolerate uncharitableness from others (Chawla, 2002). She also had so often put the more needy before her that at only 12…

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    Mother Teresa Goals

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    Her name was Agnes. Her father died when she was eight years old. After her father’s death, she became very close to her mother. Her mother taught her how to love and help others. Once, her mother told her she should never eat alone, but instead share her food with others. Once, a little Agnes asked her mother who were the people eating with them? She responded, some of them are relatives, the rest is just other people. As she grew Agnes became interested in missionaries. At age seventeen, she…

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    Jhonny: A True Hero

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    What do you think of when you hear the word hero. Do you think of super heroes. Or do you think of fire fighters. Maybe you think of policemen. Think about it pharmetics save lives all the time just like other protectors of the city. The person that acted like a hero the most in the book was Jhonny. Johnny did a lot of good things in the book that helped people out. Johnny stood up for the girls when dally was being rude to them. He got supplies for them when they were in the church.…

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