It’s been ten years since Mitch Albom first shared the wisdom of Morrie Schwartz with the world. Now–twelve million copies later–in a new afterword, Mitch Albom reflects again on the meaning of Morrie’s life lessons and the gentle, irrevocable impact of their Tuesday sessions all those years ago. . .
it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older,
patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching,
helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice
to help you make your way through it.
For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago.
like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the
insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see
that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you,
receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you
Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered
Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was
dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as
they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into
one final “class”: lessons in how to live.