Mitch Albom's Tuesdays With Morrie Essay

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Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie, written by Mitch Albom is a story of the love between a man and his college professor, Morrie Schwartz. This true story captures the compassion and wisdom of a man who only knew good in his heart. A man who lived his life to the fullest up until the very last breath of his happily fulfilled life. It is a story of a special bond of friendship that was lost for many years, but never forgotten and simply picked up again at a crucial time of both Morrie’s and Mitch’s lives.

When Morrie learned that he had only a few months to live with the deadly disease of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ...view middle of the document...

He will always be remembered for his sincerity and his compassion for life and for love. The lessons that Morrie loved to teach were of his own experience with life. These great lessons were full of wisdom and love and they came deep from within Morrie.

I enjoyed reading this book by Mitch Albom and I am also envious of his experience with this incredible man. This book was on the Bestseller’s List over the summer and it will continue to be read by many others who share the inspiration that I absorbed as a result of reading this book.

I learned many lessons of life while reading this book. There were lessons of love, of family, of relationships, of education and many more topics and issues that were very touching to the heart. By reading this book I learned that wisdom comes with experience and it only inspired me to anticipate the lessons of life that I know I will come to learn as I live my own life.

How the book affected me personally

Tuesdays with Morrie affected me personally in many different ways. The simplest words that were uttered by Morrie could affect a person in more ways than one could explain. The “unembarrassed love” that Morrie shared with Mitch to me was incredible. The way that Morrie expressed his feelings and his love for people is...

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