A life of love by
Elaine Murray Stone
Mother Teresa was born in the year 1910 in a small town called Skopje!
Skopje is in the southern part of Yugoslavia. In her little years in Skopje she thought about helping the poor. One day when she was eighteen in her chapel she heard about missions in India she became interested and decided to go on one! She had already decided that she was going to do this when she was twelve and now she was off to the Loreto to find a beautiful convent were here vocation would be tested. (Vocation is a test of your patience basically)Quickly, since no one could speak her native tongue at the convent she had to learn English fast .After her six week vocation she was off to a 7 week voyage to India. While in India mother Teresa changed her name from Agnes to Teresa because her name was never Teresa to begin with.
Later on mother Teresa is taking her vow's and ready to start a career as a teacher. Soon later she had a call from god on the train in a tunnel going up a mountain to go to her retreat. As soon as she got back she realized that her initial reason for coming to India was to be helping the poor so she contacted the people of the church who were her higher ups to allow her to be released from her vows she made. The people in charge of her thought the little short nun was crazy and they told her to if she wanted to leave she would need 10 nuns who would follow and that if her mission was not successful she couldn't come back. She soon later got 10 sisters...