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Even Mother Teresa Got the Blues

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Even Mother Teresa Got the Blues

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Even Mother Teresa Got the Blues

Even Mother Teresa Got the Blues

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It was recently revealed that Mother Teresa had a decades-long struggle with darkness and despair and that she chronicled her spiritual troubles in journal entries.

Father James Martin says the news reminded him of his own spiritual toils at a retreat a few weeks ago.