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Mother Teresa, in My Own Words Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3, Generosity, Chapter 4, Christ in the Poor Summary

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Chapter 3, Generosity, Chapter 4, Christ in the Poor Summary and Analysis

We feed ourselves not for pleasure but to keep ourselves healthy to serve the Lord with sacrifice. Following St. Vincent de Paul, Teresa proclaims that the poor are our masters; we must not treat them as trash. The poor have a dignity and are our equals.

Next Teresa recounts feeding a Hindu family with eight children that had not eaten in days. However, the mother took the rice, and gave the food to a hungry Muslim family next door. She shared the rice with others. Teresa took her more rice the next day.

Calcutta had a massive sugar shortage. During the shortage, a four-year-old boy and his parents went to see Teresa to bring her a small amount of sugar. The boy had saved it up for Teresa, eating no sugar for three...

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