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Do It Anyway


Wednesday, October 12, 2011

This is a poem from Mother Teresa. Some of you might have already seen it or heard it somewhere before, but I thought it was worth sharing with my spark team members and friends.

Do It 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 true enemies;
Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank,
people may cheat you;
Be honest 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 world 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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MOMMA_BEAR_69 10/12/2011 5:46PM

    Beautiful!!! Thanks for the reminder!

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VERITY50 10/12/2011 2:20PM

    Great poem! Great reminder... emoticon

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