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Author: Morrie Schwartz
ISBN13: 978-0753196694
Title: Morrie: In His Own Words
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Language: English
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Publisher: Isis Large Print (February 1, 2002)
Pages: 95

Morrie: In His Own Words by Morrie Schwartz

Morris "Morrie" S. Schwartz (December 20, 1916 – November 4, 1995) was an American professor of sociology at Brandeis University and an author. He was the subject of the best-selling book Tuesdays with Morrie, written by Mitch Albom, a former student of Schwartz. He was portrayed by Jack Lemmon in the 1999 television film adaptation of the book. Schwartz was the son of Charlie Schwartz, a Russian-Jewish immigrant who migrated from Russia to escape the army.

Previously published as Letting Go, Morrie in His Own Words offers Morrie Schwartz's remarkable philosophy. He writes with great humour and compassion, combining wise sayings, inspiring lessons and practical advice, showing that it's never too late to become the kind of person you'd like to be. This book is a magnificent legacy of love, forgiveness, transcendence and redemption - a guide to living fully to the end of your days. Books by Morrie Schwartz.

Yet, just as in the case in Tuesdays with Morrie, this collection of plainspoken reflections transcends the "death and dying" category and is more aptly shelved in one's inspiration and spirituality collection. For example, Schwartz's simple thoughts on courage could speak to any seeker of enlightenment.

Discover Morrie Schwartz famous and rare quotes. Tuesdays with Morrie". Book by Mitch Albom, 1997. Sometimes you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel. Motivational, Believe, Sometimes. Fictional character: Morrie Schwartz". Tuesdays with Morrie", ww. mdb. Morrie Schwartz (2011). Morrie In His Own Words: Life Wisdom From a Remarkable Man, . 9, Pan Macmillan.

This book is, as the title says, Morrie in his own words, his invaluable legacy to us al. .For decades Morrie Schwartz engaged his Brandeis University students in the importance of community and involvement in life.

This is Morrie Schwartz's enlightened and compassionate philosophy of living, written as he was battling the effects of ALS (Lou Gehring's disease). Being in an industry (IT) that always shifts beneath our feet (sometimes more often than the tetonic plates below our Earth surface!), it relays a different message that begs the reader - and thinker - to reorganize his/her life, loves & priorities. I read it during the lunch hour and came back calling up my close friends and telling them I love them and that I want to see them more often. Now, THAT'S a book with a difference. heard the taped version of morrie: in his own words by morrie schwartz. if you read mitch albom's best-seller tuesdays with morrie (one of the finest books i have ever read), you will now want to get hold of this-which presents the philosophies by which morrie triumphantly lived before he succumbed to lou gehrig's disease.

Morrie Schwartz taught sociology at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, for close to thirty-five years before retiring. He passed away in 1995. INTRODUCTION Paul Solman. Part I. Understanding Where You Are Now. 1 living with physical limitations. 2 handling frustration. 3 grieving for your losses.

Four years ago, at the age of 75, former sociology professor Morrie Schwartz learned he had Lou Gehrig's Disease: incurable, and progressively disabling. Rather than withdrawing, Morrie chose to live as fully as possible in the time he had left, and embarked on his greatest teaching adventure sharing his evolving knowledge of living and dying. 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

The life-affirming wisdom of the man who inspired TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE. This is Morrie Schwartz's enlightened and compassionate philosophy of living, written as he was battling the effects of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). "Holds wisdom for family and friends who must come to grips with letting a loved one go." - BOOKLIST
Reviews: 7
We don't want to mention death. It may be because we are scared or realize we haven't lived. Death is part of our story the Lord has written for us. We must live as there is no tomorrow. Enjoy ourselves, our family, and not dwell on what has hurt us or who has hurt us but learn to forgive. We must forgive and make wrong right while we are blessed to have another day.
Morrie writing about his journey and experience with ALS, showed he came to terms with his destiny and allowed the world to know his thoughts. He gave us insight of what is important. To look within oneself and look at our trials and tribulations in a different perspective, to know we will die at some point, but that doesn't mean we should wait to make wrongs right with those we care and ourselves because we are now on our deathbeds but to start now. Morrie also gave insight on how we can help our love one s be more comfortable and better understand as a long-term illness plays it role.
In everybody's life time, one never knows when sickness will strike; yet, one can with Morrie learn to take a glimpse of how to deal with it!.
Morrie, has made sorrow and pain his personal acquaintances.
From detaching and looking at it, He has taking his sickness into a perspective out of the ordinary.
This perspective, in an introspection of one self, where one watches with detachment the body's decadence.
On the account of the world's suffering, may look short lived, yet, can be long and terrible when taken day by day how devastating this decease is, to see his body shut up on yourself, yet, he manages to teach a profound lesson, almost to the end.
He was very lucky, he had many friends, who walked this road of sickness with him, out of those people where personalities, writers, and who knows....somebody just like me!
Reading Tuesday's With Morrie touched me deeply, since I struggle everyday with a congenital heart problem--and I never know when the next day may be my last. Morrie's wisdom, humor and expriences is brought through from Mitch Albom's terrific writing. Morrie's words cannot be more insightful and wise as my body is beginning to break down....I re-read his book quite often, so I can feel uplifted.

This is truly a powerful learning tool for those who know people who are suffering, or are dying, or who just wish to know more about "why we're here".

There is one thing they didn't mention, perhaps was edited out-- We live on in immortality through the memories, experiences and love of the ones we leave behind. [and in some cases, in books, essays, quotes, music etc. that are produced by us]

One will underand from reading Tuesdays With Morrie is that Death and Life are intertwined, and that Death is nothing to be afraid of. Not even the pain of death is something to fear, as long as you are ready to face it.
As a person who has originally diagnosed with ALS in 1995, this book begins like I have heard many times by people that claim they were taught by social psychological “experts” that teach that we should just except help, let ourselves go (and die?). I, for one, do not wish to have my mind and/or except control by anyone on this earth. I think thoughts and actions (and/or the lack of it) should be between myself, God and nobody else. But there are some things that I agree with, too, like being diagnosed gives us another chance to make ourselves ready for death.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who struggles with Life Issues. Hope, Sadness, Great Affirmations if you struggle with Disabilities like Chronic Pain as I do. Offers great insight and compassion.
I would love to give the Kindle version a higher rating, but it's been lazily done, obviously scanned and then not proofread. There are simply too many obvious typos ("pam" instead of "pain," for example) that are the result of the scanning, and they're very distracting and disappointing. I like the content a lot, and I have this work in book form, but I wanted the Kindle version to have with me more often. It's a shame that so little care was taken in publishing this version.
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It’s a small book, not unlike Mitch Album’s books. After listening to TWM on Audible (read by MB) I became intrigued with Morrie and his own writings. It’s a book I’ll keep out and close by for a very long time.
I got this because I was playing Morrie on the stage so I wanted to get to know him better. He was a sweet old guy who was rather likable. True story, nice man, see the play if you get the chance. Tuesdays With Morrie