Tuesdays With Morrie Albom

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Tuesdays with Morrie is a true story, written by Mitch Albom, which puts the reader in Albom’s perspective throughout his life. Throughout story Albom writes about is memorable experiences with his college professor Morrie Schwartz. Years after Mitch Albom finishes his education at Brandeis University he begins to experience a tough time in pursuing success in his career. One night Mitch was watching his television and he recognizes his former professor’s voice on a talk show called “Nightline.” Immediately after watching the talk show Albom contacted his college professor and setup a time where they could meet. By meeting with his former professor, Mitch Albom is able to get a grip and gain important knowledge that will forever change…show more content…
One thing that I learned from this story is that you cannot always believe what you see you have to believe what you feel. Morrie stated,”And if you are ever going to have other people trust you, you must feel that you can trust them too- even when you’re in the dark. Even when you're falling.” I also learned that you should always look at life in a unique way. During the story Morrie is always looking at life through a different perspective such as when he realized that he is becoming incapable of doing everyday things. “...I have to look at life uniquely... I can sit here with my dwindling days and look at what I think is important in life. I have both the time- and the reason- to do that.” Also through this story I learned that “the most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” Sometimes we think that we do not deserve to be loved and sometimes we think that love is meaningless. In the story Morrie suggests” Let it come in... Love is the only rational act.”
By meeting with his former professor, Mitch Albom is able to take a look in on his life and learn things that took Morrie years to learn. Overall I thought that Tuesdays with Morrie was a great and interesting novel. Out of all the lessons taught to Mitch by Morrie, my favorite would have to be that you should look at life in a unique
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