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Success Depends on You….

on December 18, 2011

Do It Anyway

by Mother Teresa

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered.  Forgive them anyway.

Asking For Forgiveness

 If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives.  Be kind anyway.

English: Four hands holding.

 If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies.  Succeed anyway.

SUCCESS (magazine)

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

Friendship, Göteborg, Sweden

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

Artists for Humanity. Artist in painting studio

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

Wedding hugs

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

English: BANGKOK (Oct. 26, 2011) Lt. j.g. Just...

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

English: Mother and child.

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

A man and a woman holding hands with fingers i...

Note: It is thought that this poem is based on a poem by the same name by Dr. Kent Keith.

The first time I saw Mother Teresa‘s poem “Do It Anyway”  I was visiting an office at my school. I can’t remember why I was there, who I was visiting, or what I was there for. The one thing I do remember is the poem on the wall. It was in a frame parallel to the desk.

I remember thinking that this is such a beautiful and aspiring message. I wish more people would read it and take it to heart.

I see so many times people being influenced negatively by other people. They quickly lose interest in things that will be beneficial to them because they dislike the people involved. Of course, things are nicer when you are popular and everyone loves you but that’s not why you should do anything in life.

You should do things because you are passionate about them and because they are the right things to do. Remember it doesn’t matter what anyone says. In the end they will come around. But first, you have to believe in yourself and the power you have to be the “change you wish to make in the world”.

I believe that no matter what your faith, this poem is an awesome mantra for living well and succeeding.

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2 responses to “Success Depends on You….

  1. Noel says:

    I totally agree with you. This poem is a truly inspiring teaching tool. No mather our faith, we should practice this. thanks.

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