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Author Topic:   Who can be saved? A Christian perspective
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Message 307 of 466 (533433)
10-30-2009 5:26 PM
Reply to: Message 306 by New Cat's Eye
10-30-2009 4:16 PM

Mother Theresa
Mother Theresa does seem to have lost her faith long before she died.

In a letter to her spiritual director in a 1959-60 spiritual diary, Mother Teresa said, "In my soul, I feel just the terrible pain of loss, of God not wanting me, of God not being God, of God not really existing."

I have no Faith -- I dare not utter the words & thoughts that crowd in my heart -- & make me suffer untold agony," she wrote in an undated letter.

In 1956, she wrote: "Such deep longing for God and ... repulsed empty no faith no love no zeal. ... Heaven means nothing pray for me please that I keep smiling at Him in spite of everything."

Mother Teresa acknowledged the apparent contradiction with per public persona, describing her ever-present smile as "a mask" or "a cloak that covers everything."

Some writings seem to suggest she doubted God's existence. She wrote in 1959: "What do I labour for? If there be no God -- there can be no soul -- if there is no Soul then Jesus You also are not true."


So would she be disqualified from this heaven?

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

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