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

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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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