Lessons We Learn From Reading Biographies
Everyone should read biographies, autobiographies, memoirs and diaries. If you want to learn really valuable lessons in life, then you should read biographies. Someone writing his autobiography or someone writing the biography of someone else means that there is something interesting about the lives of these persons. There are many lessons to learn from their life stories. Surely these people have faced difficult situations in their lives, and it is interesting to know how they have overcome these trials in their lives. All our lives have significant events from start to finish and these significant events make our lives interesting especially for those who are still beginning in their journey.
Crises have been faced by may people in their lives, not only famous people but any regular person. And it is very interesting to know how they have come out of these crises. If you are interested, you can also learn about their love life, their family life, their professional life as artist, musician, inventor, teacher, poet, politician, engineer, and other careers. This can help guide you in choosing the career for your own life. You will learn how people have made their way up in the stage called life. If you are looking for a purpose in life, then reading about the lives of other people can help you find your purpose as well.
The Bible itself is a great book with many true to life biographies. If you read Biblical biographies, you can learn of people who have suffered great things only to become successful in the future. The life of Joseph gives us a beautiful picture of a difficult life lived as a slave, and as a prisoner before finally becoming the second highest ruler in Egypt. You can trust in God as a result of reading the life of Joseph knowing that while people can mean you harm, God can do otherwise.
We can also read biographies of modern men and women who lived years before us. The biography of George Washington is one biography that you should read. You can also read the biographies of Andrew Jackson, George Rogers Clark, Benjamin Franklin, Theodore Roosevelt, and more.
If your inclinations are towards science, then you can read about the inventions of Thomas Edison. You can also read about Alexander Graham Bell who gave us the telephone and a lot more.
For arts and music lovers, you can be inspired by the life of Anton Rosenberg, who was great at these skills but chose to live away from the limelight to purpose some greater purpose in his life. There are lives of other artists and musicians that you can enjoy reading about including the lives of Mozart, Beethoven, and other musical and artistic talents that can inspire your life.