His Struggle and Awards
If you are humble,
nothing will touch you,
neither praise nor disgrace,
because you know,
what you are.
(Mother Teresa of Calucutta)
...If you compare yourself with others, Be yourself. Take kindly the counsel of the years, ...you have the right to be here. Therefore, be at peace with God, ... Be careful. Strive to be happy.
Go placidly amid the noise & haste,
& remember what peace there may be in silence.
...Speak your truth quietly & clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull & ignorant;
they too have their story.
you may become vain & bitter;
there will be greater & lesser persons than yourself.
Especially, do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love;
for in the face of all aridity & disenchantment
it is perrenial as the grass.
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Nurture strength of spirit
to shield you in sudden misfortune.
But do not distress yourself
Many fears are born of fatigue & loneliness.
Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gentle with yourself.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is unfolding
as it should.
whatever you conceive Him to be,
and whatever your labors & aspirations,
in the noisy confusion of this
keep peace with your soul.
...If you compare yourself with others,
Take kindly the counsel of the years,
...you have the right to be here.
Therefore, be at peace with God,
... Be careful. Strive to be happy.