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“The Kingdom of God is like a mustard seed…It is the smallest of all the seeds but it is the biggest shrub of all” (Mt. 13:31,32).

Jesus’ “Parable of the Mustard Seed” beautifully and profoundly comes to life in the person of the late Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She speaks of her mission to people who have been tossed aside and left to die in filth and degradation in these words…

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop were not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less. I do not agree with the big way of doing things. To us what matters is an individual.…

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