By Mary Johnson
An unforgettable religious autobiography a few look for that means that starts along one of many nice spiritual icons of our time and ends with a go back to the secular world
At seventeen, Mary Johnson observed mom Teresa’s face at the disguise of Time and skilled her calling. Eighteen months later, she entered a convent within the South Bronx to start her spiritual education. no longer easily, this shiny, independent-minded Texas youngster ultimately tailored to the sisters’ austere lifetime of poverty and devotion, and in time turned on the subject of mom Teresa herself.
Still, underneath the white and blue sari beat the center of a typical younger lady dealing with the struggles all of us share—the hope for romance and connection, which means and id. in the course of her 20 years with the Missionaries of Charity, Sister Donata, as she used to be identified, grappled together with her religion, her sexuality, the politics of the order, and her advanced courting with mom Teresa. finally, she left the church to discover her personal path—one that resulted in love and herself.
Provocative, profound, and emotionally charged, An Unquenchable Thirst offers an extraordinary, privileged view of mom Teresa. even as, it's a designated and sumptuous memoir of self-discovery.
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An Unquenchable Thirst: A Memoir by Mary Johnson