Tuesdays With Morrie
[an Old Man, A Young Man, And Life's Greatest Lesson]Book - 2004
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JCLAngelicaR Jun 23, 2016
For me, it was one of those books. What books? Those that help you find the meaning in life and value in aging. Books that steer you towards working at creating your own personal culture. Books that tell you how to take death and what to make of it when it becomes eminent. Wise, heartwarming and ... Read More »
gottschalk Jun 19, 2013
LET'S NOT MEDITATE ON THIS.
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"ALS is like a lit candle: it melts your nerves and leaves your body a pile of wax."
“The truth is, when our mothers held us, rocked us, stroked our heads -none of us ever got enough of that. We all yearn in some way to return to those days when we were completely taken care of - unconditional love, unconditional attention. Most of us didn't get enough.”
“Everyone knows they re going to die,' he said again, 'but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently.”
Perhaps this is one reason I was drawn to Morrie. He let me be where my brother would not.
Looking back, perhaps Morrie knew this all along.
"How useful it would be to put a daily limit on self-pity!" (P. 57)
"The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it" (p. 42).
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