When Did Mother Teresa Write the Poem "Do It Anyway"?

When Did Mother Teresa Write the Poem "Do It Anyway"?

When Did Mother Teresa Write the Poem "Do It Anyway"?

The well-known list of commandments "Do It Anyway," often attributed to Mother Teresa, was actually written by Kent M. Keith in 1968. It was published in a book for aspiring leaders as "The Paradoxical Commandments" while he was a student at Harvard.

Mother Teresa posted eight of the 10 commandments on a wall of the children's home she ran in Calcutta in the format of a poem. In her book "Mother Teresa: A Simple Path," Lucinda Vardey transcribed the writing from the wall. The sixth and eighth commandments were missing from the original version, and the title had been changed to "Anyway."