Their first meeting went well. Mitch was deeply moved by the sentiments and lessons from Morrie and they decided to meet every Tuesdays of the week. For fourteen consecutive Tuesdays, Mitch enrolled in the last class of Morrie held at Morrie’s house. This class is about the meaning of life. Morrie spilled lessons from his life through his experiences. They discuss various topics during their meetings.
“Tuesdays with Morrie” is a book about life in the perspective of a dying man. Morrie recalls his past and collects the morals he learned from them. He relays his scruples to Mitch. They discuss love, death, the world, regrets, fear of aging, forgiveness, and life. These lessons are not just for Mitch to ponder. Rather, it’s richness of morals are relayed to any reader. The book evokes various emotions such as happiness, sadness, sorrow, fear, joy, regret, love and many more. It encourages readers to align with Morrie’s words and reflect on their lives. Mitch was greatly enriched by the words of Morrie. He inherits priceless treasures that he can apply for the rest of his life.
Mitch Albom has embedded a great lesson as he recounts their moments with Morrie. Overall, the book is about love. Morrie stated, “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in” (Albom, 52). This line can summarize all the other lessons tackled in the various chapters. Love is the key to living. Love is emphasized by Morrie. He relates forgiveness, death, fear, and other issues with love. Throughout the novel, love is the general theme that is emphasized during their conversations. Morrie reiterates to Mitch about the importance of love and affection to people. His life is lacking in love. He didn’t have a mother who nurtured him as he was growing. He just experienced love and be loved when Eva came into his life. .