Mother Teresa: Love starts at home.
In the spirit of valentine and in this month of love, this story by Mother Teresa urges us all to care for the hungry and forgotten, because our need for love is the greatest hunger of all. In her own words;
“I personally am most unworthy. But I brought a girl child from the street and I could see in the face of the child that the child was hungry. God knows how many days that she had not eaten. So I gave her a piece of bread and the little one started eating the bread crumb by crumb. I said to the child, ‘Eat the bread. Eat the bread.’ She looked at me and said, ‘I’m afraid to eat the bread, because I’m afraid when it is finished, I will be hungry again.’ This is a reality. Maybe we are not hungry for a piece of bread but maybe there is somebody there in the family who is unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten. There is love. Love begins at home. A love to be true has to hurt. This is what I bring before you. To love one another with great love.”