Known around the globe for her indefatigable work on behalf of the poor, the sick, and the dying, Mother Teresa has devoted her life to giving hope to the hopeless in more than one hundred and twenty countries. She inspires us all to find a way to translate our spiritual beliefs into action in the world. How has one woman accomplished so much? And what are the guiding principles that have enabled this humble nun to so profoundly affect the lives of millions? Now, in her own words, Mother Teresa shares the thoughts and experiences that have led her to do her extraordinary charitable work. A candid look at her everyday life, at the very simplicity and self-sacrifice that give her the strength to move mountains, A Simple Path gives voice to the remarkable spirit who has dedicated her life to the poorest among us. It is a unique spiritual guide for Catholics and non-Catholics alike: avail of wisdom and hope from the one person who has given us the greatest model of love in action in our time.
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About the Author
Mother Teresa (1910–1997) founded the Missionaries of Charity, whose sisters, brothers, and priests serve the poorest of the poor throughout the world. Mother Teresa won many awards, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. After her death in 1997, a popular movement for her canonization quickly sprung up, and she was beatified in 2007.
About the Narrator
Benedict Cumberbatch is a British screen actor best known for his role in the BBC television show Sherlock. He has also appeared in a number of Hollywood films, such as War Horse, The Hobbit, The Fifth Estate, and Star Trek: Into the Darkness. He has won several stage and screen acting awards, including the BAFTA/LA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year and the Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor and is an Earphones Award-winning narrator.