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Mother Teresa, CEO by Louis Faust III, Ruma Bose

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CHAPTER FIVEDiscover the Joy of Discipline

The miracle is not that we do this work,but that we are happy to do it.

MOTHER TERESA

RUMA’S STORY: It was the same every morning. The alarm would ring at 5 a.m. and my battle with the snooze button would begin. How much I valued those extra moments of sleep! I would lazily walk into the kitchen, boil water on the gas stove, pour it into a bucket of cold water, and use a jug to bathe. It was invariably 5:40 a.m. before I rushed out the door to make it to 6 a.m. Mass. Most days I was late, and one of the sisters would usher me into the back of the chapel. Mornings have always been stressful for me.

Over time, I improved. The snooze button remained my friend, but I became better at managing myself, and ...

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