Inspired by a visit to the Mother Teresa Exhibition in Soho Aug 2012
by Sue Withers
Soho: place of flaunted sin and hidden shame; a strange setting, in your seedy streets, for a priceless jewel.
A gift bestowed on single-hearted lovers of their God and of the poor who stood out from the crowd.
Their selfless service a resplendent light from Heaven irradiating the darkness.
For these the celibate life enabled their devotion, and fuelled their passion.
They became the mothers and fathers who adopted the unwanted, unloved and untouchable of their generation.
Dare we aspire to follow them ?