The Ideas in the book can also be applied to a deep understanding of any human issue. It 's a major key in life as well as help you dealing with it more effectively in a broad audience. Christ, Hitler,and,Buddha all acknowledged the fact and understood the principles and then guided millions of others.
This book, can relate to people who don't usually believe that they can make a change. That they have no effect on the world. This book, tells you straight up, that if you change yourself, you can change the world around you. This is very motivating, and a very awesome
Getting familiar with some of the concepts in chapter ten was new for me. I didn 't really know any of the information in chapter ten at all. I learned a lot in the chapter about a wide range of topics. What I learned will better help me understand people on a daily basis. The first concept I liked to learn about was Horney 's Neo-Freudian Perspective.
“Have no anxiety about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God”. -The Letter of Paul to the Philippians. Irving chose this quote because he wanted people to have an idea about what the book will be about and also give an important message to readers that can be applied to their everyday life. The message to readers is if you believe in God, there is no need to be worried because if you speak to God and tell him your problems, you will be taken care of.
With many problems stemming from each other, the book keeps readers interested in how the ordeal will work out. For instance, the conflict between Reuven, his professor, and the Gordons keeps people reading eagerly and with trepidation– will Reuven follow his professor’s warning that he should “not set foot in that school,” or will Reuven continue to see the Gordons? Also, Potok makes the reader contemplate religious questions. From questions like “[d]o you believe the world was created in six days” to less obvious questions about how a person should treat others with different beliefs, The Promise causes the reader to view his or her life and beliefs through the book’s questions. Undeniably, Potok draws the reader in through the many problems and the questions that stem from
Like Wright, books have changed my own perspective on life. In this course, reading Man’s Search For Meaning, inspired me to believe that I can overcome odds, and made me realize how important the people in my life are and how precious every moment is. Reading Outliers changed my perspective on success and has encouraged me to consider everyday as a new opportunity to make a
In summation, there are two themes that prevail in the book. The two themes are never give up and when the individual is scared to do something they can overcome their fear. The importance of never giving up is so people can achieve more and be satisfied. The importance of having courage is so
If you see someone struggling with something just try to help out. Also try to be kind to others because you don’t know what they are going through. What I liked about the book is when Papa came to Francisco graduation. The part of the book that i didn’t like is when Papa didn’t go to most of Francisco’s graduation’s.
Overall, this book has a lot of good points and very useful ideas to learn from. I have gained a lot of knowledge from this book, and from my experience I would highly recommend this book to any other individuals with similar violations and even just in general. It really makes you think, but it’s that positive way of thinking. It doesn’t stress you out from not understanding the content, but instead lets you apply every idea to your
It may be very difficult for some people, but it can be done and it is well worth it. Carol Dweck provokes readers to pursue reading the rest of her book when she states, “Much of what you think of as your personality actually grows out of this “mindset.” Much of what may be preventing you from fulfilling your potential grows out of it” (xi). This quote makes readers want to continue reading because it not only makes the reader wonder, it makes them want to find out what the rest of the book is about. My initial thought of this sentence was
The Transactional Theory of Stress and Coping was developed by American psychologist Richard S. Lazarus. It is used to analyze the complex processes individuals undergo in coping with stressful life experiences. The core assumption of this theory is that coping is a process wherein adaptational outcomes are determined by how individuals appraise stressful experiences, the coping styles that are employed by the individual, and how dispositional and situational factors serve as mediating variables (Lazarus & Folkman, 1984; Lazarus, 1999).
Before anything else, knowing about shalom is the key to understanding the book. In the article "Healing for a Broken World." by Monsma Steve, it talks about Shalom. It states "Shalom is not the peace one finds in a graveyard. Instead, it refers to a peace that grows out of harmony and right relationships.