Why You Should Read 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. If you read the story of their lives, then you will find many lessons in it. 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.
Many famous or even ordinary people have face crises in their lives. And it is very interesting to know how they have come out of these crises. It is also interesting to learn about how they found their spouses, how they raised their families, and how they pursued their careers as artist, musicians, inventor, teacher, poet, politician, engineer, and other careers that you can think of. You will get many insights on choosing a career for yourself. Success stories can help you learn what these people did to succeed in their lives. If you read about the lives of other people, then you can also reflect upon your own purpose in life.
You can find many biographical stories in the Bile itself. There are many stories in the Bible about men and women who lived through difficult situations but came out victorious in the end. One such great example is Joseph who was sold into slavery, sent to prison, and yet became the second highest ruler in Egypt in the end. 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.
In our present day, we can read biographies of great people that have lived before us. It is interesting to read about the life of George Washington. Likewise, the biographies of Andrew Jackson, George Rogers Clark, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and a lot 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. You can read about musicians of old like Mozart, Beethoven, and a lot more.