CHAPTER 6

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Mother Teresa answering the call for freedom from want

Freedom from Want

Freedom from want is security. This means that despite life’s inevitable ups and downs there is a bottom beneath which none of us can fall. Every life has its share of failure along with success. Every life has pain. It’s perfectly natural that we desire to create a society that will care for us in the down cycles of life. We need family to help in difficult times, and not just our immediate family, but our human family. Not every personal family has a heart surgeon to perform a needed operation, and not every family has an expert on grammar who will teach others ...

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