Living, Loving, Learning Book Report

1255 words 6 pages
Jean Custodio
Communications 2
3/15/12
6:00 pm. Buscaglia, Leo F. Living, Loving, and Learning. New York: Random House, 1982.

It is an amazing gift to be alive, but many people don't see it that way. Most people actually live their lives without really living. They put their lives in other people's hands. They are afraid to really live, and without really living, they don't experience. Without experience, they don't learn and grow. When we really live, we have so much love to give to others. With all that love, we experience what it means to fully live. To be a loving individual is an incredible experience, and the time to start the journey to having a beautiful, fulfilling life would be right now. This book holds
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They don't need to be protected. They will learn soon enough, anyway. We should not give them a false view of perfection, because that will just cause them to expect perfection at all times. That will make them disappointed. We need to guide them, tell them all the things they want to know, and ask them what they know. We should listen to them instead of trying to make them have the same views as us. As unique individuals, each one of us is always becoming, always changing, and we need to realize that. We need to be the best person we can be, and not try to be someone else, because we are only good at being us. We will always be the best us. Everyone is unique and special, and nobody can take that away from another person. In the end, all we have is ourselves.

Personally, this book was life-changing. From the beginning to the end, it really touched me. I went through different emotions throughout it. I smiled, cried, and laughed. I strongly agree with the ideas that were presented in the book. We all need love. We all need to hear that everything is going to be okay. Sometimes, I feel like this world is filled with cruelty and hopelessness, and this book reminded me that not everyone and everything is the same. There will always be a balance between good and bad, and the things that effect us do so, because we are letting it. We have expectations, so that is why we become unhappy. We need to stop expecting things. We have

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