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Live Like Mother Teresa: Finding Your Own Calcutta

Mother Teresa said, “Stay where you are. Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering, and the lonely, right where you are — in your own homes and in your own families, in homes and in your workplaces and in your schools. You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have eyes to see. Everywhere, wherever you go, you find people who are unwanted, unloved, uncared for, just rejected by society — completely forgotten, completely left alone.”

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Lent: The Ultimate Transformation

When we were younger, our Lenten promises were often a candy fast, ice cream cleanse, or even a break from pop. As we have gotten older, maybe we’ve tried giving up sweets altogether. Hopefully as you’ve gotten older, you have come to realize that this time isn’t so much a time for giving up a certain type of unhealthy food—or restraining from unhealthy habits—but rather a time for you to recognize what is getting in the way of growing closer to Christ, and putting in the effort to eliminate that roadblock.

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