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Anyway…..

ceeque1.gif On 3 seperate occasions in the last week I have come across this poem on the web. Completely unrelated occurrences, completely by chance and so I know it must mean something as I don`t believe “chance” or “coincidence” works this well! So please have a read and take onboard this wonderful outlook originally attributed to Mother Teresa and evidently engraved on the wall of the Mother Teresa Home for Children in Calcutta, India.

Anyway

People are often unreasonable, illogical 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 false friends and some true enemies;

Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank,

people may cheat you;

Be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building,

someone could destroy overnight;

Build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness,

they may be jealous;

Be happy anyway.

The good you do today,

people will often forget tomorrow;

Do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have,

and it may never be enough;

Give the best you`ve got anyway.

You see, in the final analysis,

it is between you and God;

it was never between you and them anyway.

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  1. February 19, 2007 at 11:35 pm

    Thanks for that post – it is lovely. Michelle

  2. February 20, 2007 at 12:00 am

    thank you so much for your kind comment Dr!! It is a most beautiful piece of writing thats for sure….

  3. February 20, 2007 at 6:46 am

    I also love the quote so beautiful
    Bill

  4. February 20, 2007 at 8:19 am

    Thanks Bill, it seems to be ringing in my ears at the moment I`ve come across it so many times recently!!

  5. March 3, 2007 at 3:52 am

    How lovely, Charles. I have seen this beautiful quote, before, also.

    Hugs

  6. March 3, 2007 at 11:27 am

    Thanks Lorri 🙂 Seen it so many times recently…and all by “chance”!

  7. March 4, 2007 at 1:03 am

    There must be a reason for it, Charles. 🙂

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