“Life’s Journey’s According to Mister Rogers,” by Fred Rogers was a treasure trove of wisdom and nuggets of truth mined by Mister Rogers over the decades of his life as a part of the children’s television show, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” he advocacy for children and those rejected by society, and his overall lifestyle of showing others love and respect no matter who they were or where they were from.
This books contains some profound insights from Mister Rogers seem to be uncovered right before your eyes as the light bulb turns on and your mind begins to process and take in the truths expressed. The book reads almost like you are reading through Fred Rogers’ journal. Each page you discover new ideas and thoughts that are both simple yet deep. I had a pad of paper to write down my thoughts as I went along and I just kept writing. There was so much depth expressed throughout this amazing little book.
This book would make the perfect gift for a graduating senior anticipating the next phase of their life. It would also be a helpful, easy read for those going through difficult transitions in life such as divorce, the death of a spouse or a parent, maybe a way to console a good friend after they lost a job. The book focuses mostly on the journey of life. It touches on themes about God, grief, loss, separation, relationships, feelings, accepting others and feeling accepted. Even if you aren’t going through a difficult transition, this book will help you to see what’s most important as you wade through the river of life.
I received this eBook free of charge from Hachette Books via NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. I did not receive any fiscal compensation from either company for this review and the opinions expressed herein are entirely my own.