How many sick people have I helped with my medical knowledge, and for how many
of them I prayed, I do not know... I will find out on the other side.
Working on missions is hard but beautiful.
In addition to physical fatigue, I have peace in my heart and some quiet peaceful, joy –
I am actually completely happy – as someone who has nothing and posses everything
(on the day of departure to Uganda in 1950).
Czuję się skrępowana i zawstydzona tymi wszystkimi wyrazami uznania, jakie mnie
A doctor who treats medicine as a medical art, not only as a profession, is certainly a
friend of a sick person.
To forgive and forget what is bad is an art. You can work it out this way.
Pan Bóg nie zostawia nas bez opieki. I to jest to, co pozostało we mnie. Jak się ma tę
ufność to zawsze jest dobrze.
I was aware that these people were looking at the missionaries. And loving
Christianity or rejecting it could have depended on what they've seen in our behaviour.
I would be blissfully happy having nothing, being somewhere in hunger in difficult
conditions – and hence are my dreams that I would not be able to take remorse, that I
did not do what I needed to do, that I do have when my brother does not.
Lepers. You do not have to be scared of them, you have to love them.
Ilu chorym pomogłam wiedzą lekarską, a ilu wymodliłam, tego nie wiem... Dowiem się
dopiero na drugim świecie.
To sztuka, którą się w życiu nabywa – umieć zapomnieć. I cieszyć się z tego, co się ma.dopiero na drugim świecie.
If a man can not save the other one from death, then simple appeasement and tender
touch make this step to the other side easier. Especially for those people who can be
bitter or have a grudge against life.
"Wanda Błeńska is the ambassador of the missionary laity."
"She treated not «leprosy», but «people suffering from leprosy»."
"Both Mother Teresa of Calcutta and Dr. Wanda Błeńska make the missionary work
something extremely appealing, because it is taken by people who do not enjoy great wealth
or great health, but in their physical frailty they meet others based completely on the spirit of
"Much more important is probably what sick people received from Wanda beside othe
material values. It is a piece of her heart, a huge heart that brought them back the joy and
thevmeaning of life. Dokta cured not only their sick bodies, but the souls who were badly hurt
Chapel. In one of the corners, hidden in silence there is a kneeling figure. On the floor, not
on the kneeler. Long, exclusive conversations with God. She had to draw her power and
strength just from such adoration, because her life was not easy.