The Wisdom of Les Miserables: Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean

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What can a modern seeker learn about life and love from an old French novel? Plenty! Jean Valjean represents humanity in its brokenness and potential for selfless living. Through a set of Reflections, I offer Hugo’s flawed protagonist as a model for anyone in search of wisdom. Each explores a universal theme. Questions invite you to use the book as your personal wisdom journal. The inspiration for this book came in the early 1990s, as I wept through the final scene of the musical, Les Miserables. From its darkened perch in the balcony, my heart flew to the bedside of the dying Jean Valjean. He had moved me with his tale of conversion and forgiveness. I wanted to be at his side as he uttered those final words ‘To love one another is to see the face of God.’ From beginning, my goal has been to help the reader awaken memories, explore personal feelings, and gain insight through reflection on Victor Hugo’s text. Browse the first 25 pages by clicking on the PREVIEW... More > BUTTON above the cover image.< Less
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  • By Alfred J. Garrotto
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Thought provoking" "The questions are so thought provoking . . . . Thank you for making me stretch and grow." Sharon McKee
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Alfred J. Garrotto
September 30, 2011
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