A Poem

A Poem – By Mother Teresa of Calcutta

 Submitted by Margareth Umeoka Serra
to The Main Central Jin Shin Jyutsu Newsletter, Number 78, Fall 2012

 The most beautiful day: today
The easiest thing: equivocate
The greatest obstacle: fear
The gravest error: give up, to despair
The root of all evil: egoism
The most beautiful distraction: work
The worst defeat: discouragement
The best teachers: children
The first necessity: to communicate
The greatest happiness: to be useful to others
The biggest mystery: death
The worst flaw: bad temper
The most dangerous thing: a lie
The most wretched feeling: the grudge
The most beautiful gift: forgiveness
The most indispensable: home
The quickest way: the correct one
The most gratifying sensation: inner peace
The most powerful weapon: the smile
The best remedy: optimism
The Greatest satisfaction: the duty done
The most powerful force: faith
The most needed beings: the parents
The most beautiful of all: love


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