Tuesdays with Morrie
Friday, July 20, 2012 | 8:20 PM | 2 comments
When i visited Angelou's house for her birthday, i saw this book on her bookshelf so i borrowed it from here. The reason i want to read this is because it is written by Mitch Albom and ive known that he is a great writer based from my friend's comment.
❝Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final "class": lessons in how to live. ❞
I love this book. When i was reading this, I am starting to realize things in my life. I'm somehow, let's say, enlighten because of it. I would suggest that you read this as soon as possible because somehow it will help us realize what we are now.
Though there are parts that I didn't understand, still there's this part of me that was renewed, and this book practically bothered my mind the whole day.
Just like Morrie, one of my dreams was to die leaving a mark on someone's heart that would might keep my name still living here on earth even if my soul not here anymore. (Am I being so emotional?) lol.
Anyway, my favorite quote in this book is this:
"The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in"
It's just so ASDFGHJKL, it literally attacked me because, let's face it, it's not easy to give out love especially if we weren't sure that the receiver would treasure it or even value it. I'm not talking about a personal experience here!