the waters glistened
with timely fervor
the silence between two
an enduring reservoir,
of reaping truths
Your voice soon begins to crescendo
I fall too,
into a deep
but sacred sleep.
Also while other novels tend to glorify spiritual characters this novel humanizes both Rumi and Shams.
If there was such a term called "book spirituality" it would refer to how the right books come into your grasp at the right times. If such a thing exists however call me a bookagnostic as I'll never be able to provide evidence on how to distinguish between a mere coincidence and the work of a higher power.
We become attached to Dr. Kalanithi's quest to discover what ultimately makes human life meaningful? When you're done reading the auto-biography, it is hard to take in the fact it was published posthumously.
Children of South Asian immigrants are more capable of challenging these stereotypical conventions as opposed to their parents due to their secure privileges in their identity as Americans.