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International Women's Day

Posted on 06 March 2014

Pastels and Vibrant colors are always an Excellent Choice for Flowers Delivery on #InternationalWomen'sDay 

 


March is the beginning of springtime as well as #InternationalWomen'sDay which means that pastel colors of roses, tulips, daisies, lilies, exotics, and other beautiful selections are often popular choices for flower arrangements of pinks, lavenders, yellows, and greens.  Feel free to review the many different floral bouquets and arrangements that we have pictured online at www.flowersbypouparina.com. We offer a wide selection of vases and baskets, highlighted with ribbons or bows while accented with the many available modern accessories.
"We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty".
                                                       -Mother Teresa

A controversial figure both during her life and after her death, Mother Teresa was extensively popular and admired by many for her charitable workings, but also widely criticize particularly for her fervent campaigns against contraception among others.
Born in Albania as Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (her name meant 'little flower' or 'rose bud') Mother Teresa lived most her life in India of which she became a citizen later on and was named Maria Teresa de Calcutta.
A Roman Catholic Religious sister and missionary who founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation that includes 133 countries and over 4500 sisters.
The Missionaries of Charity Congregation run hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children's and family counseling programmes; orphanages; and schools. Members of the order must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, and the fourth vow, to give "wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor"
On 13 March 1997, she stepped down from the head of Missionaries of Charity. She died on 5 September 1997.
Her death was mourned in both secular and religious communities. In tribute, Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister of Pakistan said that she was "a rare and unique individual who lived long for higher purposes. Her life-long devotion to the care of the poor, the sick, and the disadvantaged was one of the highest examples of service to our humanity." The former U.N. Secretary-General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar said: "She is the United Nations. She is peace in the world."

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