Morrie: In His Own Words - Part II, Getting to Where You Want to Be, Chapter 10, Developing a Spiritual Connection Summary & Analysis

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Part II, Getting to Where You Want to Be, Chapter 10, Developing a Spiritual Connection Summary and Analysis

It is very important for the sufferer to develop a connection with a higher power. While the fundamental questions of life are puzzling, Morrie is sure that some higher power exists. While he was raised Jewish, he eventually became agnostic. While he went to an Orthodox synagogue he felt its teachings were meaningless. He had no sense of holiness, no connection to God. He rejected the faith when Hitler came to power in 1933. The Holocaust made it hard to believe in God. He would hear Hitler on the radio and he would tremble. How could Hitler succeed at killing so many if God existed? Today Morrie finds himself drawn to Jewish mysticism.

Morrie advises the...

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