“The Letters”: worth seeing – but read the book

Somewhere between James Bond and a galaxy far far away, there are other films in release. Don’t overlook The Letters, based on the lengthy correspondence between Mother Teresa and her spiritual advisor. Few accounts of the now-beatified nun convey the extent of her very human day-to-day struggles, internal as well as external, as the founder… Read More “The Letters”: worth seeing – but read the book

Changing jobs & changing lives: thinking about Mother Teresa on Labor Day

A diminutive Albanian nun who thought she was well-settled in her job got a shock on September 7, 1946. No, not a layoff, but something just as disruptive. She eventually referred to it as “the call within a call.” This is worth remembering on this Labor Day, in a time when so many of us… Read More Changing jobs & changing lives: thinking about Mother Teresa on Labor Day