Mother Teresa had it right! This is also Pope Francis’ message.

 

People are often unreasonable, irrational, 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 unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies.  Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you.  Be honest and sincere anyway.

What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight.  Create anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous.  Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, will often be forgotten.  Do good anyway.

Give the best you have, and it will never be enough.  Give your best anyway.

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

Click HERE for a printable version of the prayer to put on your fridge!

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One Comment

  1. Thomas Hart
    Posted February 26, 2016 at 1:18 pm | Permalink

    The genuine author of these ‘paradoxical commandments’ is not Mother Teresa but Kent M. Keith, in 1968. Here’s the story on that: http://www.paradoxicalcommandments.com/mother-teresa-connection.html.

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