Morrie: in his own words
"Learn how to live and you'll know how to die; learn how to die, and you'll know how to live."
In these remarkable pages are the profound, life-affirming words of Morrie Schwartz as he faced his own imminent death.
In 1994, at the age of seventy-seven, Schwartz learned he had ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Undaunted, the former professor embraced his illness, choosing to live passionately and calmly until the end. He also embarked on his greatest teaching adventure: sharing his evolving knowledge of living while dying.
With warmth, wisdom, and humor, Morrie reveals how to:
-- live fully in the moment
-- tap into the powers of the mind to transcend physical limitations
-- grieve for your losses
-- reach out to family and friends
-- develop an inner space for meditation and spiritual connection.
It's never too late to become the kind of person you'd like to be. Morrie shows the way in his magnificent legacy of love, forgiveness, transcendence, and redemption, a guide to living fully to the end of your days.
Morrie's willingness to talk about his illness made him an inspiration. In 1995 Nightline ran three interviews in which Ted Koppel spoke to Morrie about life, death and the disease that was afflicting his body.
In Morrie: In His Own Words, Morrie combined inspiring lessons with practical advice to help those who have chronic or terminal sickness and to help those close to them maintain healthy emotions and loving relationships. As life-affirming as it is life-releasing, Morrie: In His Own Words will have a profound effect on generations of readers.
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Review: Morrie: In His Own WordsUser Review - Alex Timberman - Goodreads
I purchased this eBook since it was on sale, and also because the author was a professor at Brandeis University. I bought to learn some wisdom from his life. The book itself is pretty short. It's ... Read full review
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very good writing and inspirational book Read full review