In the Heart of the World: Thoughts, Stories, and Prayers

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In the Heart of the World is a powerful portrait of one of the most beloved women of all time, told in her own words through a fascinating blend of daily life experiences, prayers, and spiritual wisdom. Follow Mother Teresa to the streets of Calcutta, Rome, and New York and listen as she offers pearls of spiritual truth as relevant today as when she began her work more than sixty years ago.

With humor, compassion, and lyrical clarity, Mother Teresa illuminates the sacred in the...

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Overview


In the Heart of the World is a powerful portrait of one of the most beloved women of all time, told in her own words through a fascinating blend of daily life experiences, prayers, and spiritual wisdom. Follow Mother Teresa to the streets of Calcutta, Rome, and New York and listen as she offers pearls of spiritual truth as relevant today as when she began her work more than sixty years ago.

With humor, compassion, and lyrical clarity, Mother Teresa illuminates the sacred in the intimate everyday tasks of living. In the Heart of the World bears indisputable testimony to the influence of a soul wholly dedicated — with a heart of love — to a life of service. Through this book, Mother Teresa will inspire you to reach out with love and compassion to others, and to work together for world peace.

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Sometimes glistening, sometimes disappointing, this tour of Broadway from the Battery to Times Square by British journalist Cohn tells the story of the Great White Way through the lives of various eccentric denizens. (Mar.)
Library Journal
This is a compelling and highly original journey up Broadway from the Battery to Times Square. The title comes from an old song about this famous street of broken dreams and promises. Two of Broadway's unique inhabitants--a punk Soviet emigre and a cross-dressing hooker serve as guides. Along the way we encounter many other unforgettable characters from the past and present. Images of the days of P.T. Barnum and the Flora Dora Sextette are juxtaposed with the harsh realities of today's drug pushers and porno merchants. All elements combine to make this a fascinating reading experience. Recommended for larger public and academic collections. Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 10/1/91.--Howard E. Miller, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Missouri Lib., St. Louis
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577319009
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 285,699
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Mother Teresa became known to the world for her selfless work with the “poorest of the poor” in Calcutta, India. Born in 1910 in Skopje, now the capital of Macedonia, Mother Teresa began her novitiate in India in 1928. Since its inception in 1950, her order, the Missionaries of Charity, has opened more than five hundred centers around the world to help the dying and destitute. Mother Teresa was the recipient of many of the world’s most prestigious humanitarian awards, including the United States Medal of Freedom, the United Nations Albert Schweitzer Prize, and the Nobel Peace Prize. She died in 1997.
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  • Posted March 22, 2011

    Wonderful book. I highly recommend it.

    I really enjoyed the book.

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    Posted May 21, 2001

    It will inspire you to help others!

    It's a book I pick up in the morning on a regular basis. It provides insight and inspiration about many of life's challenges. Mother Teresa specifically challenges the reader to withhold judgment of the poor and homeless. She describes how we can develop a compassionate view towards the impoverished who we may find distressing and even disgusting to see around us. It's a real gem for those interested in developing their spirituality.

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