THE GOLDEN RULE IN THE LIFE OFMOTHER TERESA Sharapenko Nastya 9 form Personal card: № 207-212-530 Gymnasium № 11 Novosibirsk – 2008/09
The purpose: to research the moral principles in the life of Mother Teresa. The main tasks: ● to study the Golden rule in the Bible;● to study the meaning of love;● to analyse the life of Mother Teresa;● to find the reason for getting the Nobel prize;● to make research about attitude of pupils to charity.
The main principle in the Bible LOVE In Latin it means “dearness”, “affection”, or “high regard”. Love is: ● patience ● kindness ● not jealous ● mercy Love ● believes ● hopes ● cares First Corinthians 13:4 -7.
The Golden rule «LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR AS YOU LOVE YOURSELF». Matthew 7:12.
Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) An Albanian Roman Catholic nun, who lived in India, where she helped the poor and the sick in the city of Calcutta. She won the Nobel Prize in 1979, and is seen as a typical example of someone who is very kind, unselfish, and morally good.
A relationship of self-giving Mother Teresa took care of the poor people and showed the selfness love. It was a relationship of self-giving. Her love was not in the human heart only, but her love as self-giving was manifested.
Works, not words, are the proof of love
The Nobel prize Awarding Mother Teresa the Peace Prize in 1979, the committee stated: “She promotes peace in the name of love in the most basic way, by fighting for human dignity in everyone”.