(Tell everyone you know)
"Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy."
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. "
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
"For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
"The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope."
"No one has ever become poor by giving."
"If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent."
"Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead."
"If there is a fundamental challenge within these stories, it is simply to change our lurking suspicion that some lives matter less than other lives."
"There is no force in the world better able to alter anything from its course than love."
"The self cannot survive without love, and the self, starved of love, dies. The absence of self-love is shame, "just as cold is the absence of warmth." Disgrace obscuring the son... Franciscan Richard Rohr writes that "the Lord comes to us disguised as ourselves."
"Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings."
"Poverty in the world is a scandal. In a world where there is so much wealth, so many resources to feed everyone, it is unfathomable that there are so many hungry children, that there are so many children without an education, so many poor persons. Poverty today is a cry."