Highway 11 to Eternity by Shireen Maluf reviewed by Roger A.
Smoking my cigarette I started wondering why I never put a strong intention to learn the piano when it's something that I know I want to learn in my life
The other day I started reading Highway 11 to Eternity and I couldn't stop, I got hooked.
I was on campus and while I was reading I was listening to all sorts of musical pieces. A familiar feeling of joy and belonging came down on me as I was reading, all the worry I had accumulated during the day had disappeared and I was transported to another place. It felt like I was remembering something that was not mental I didn't bother to analyse.
After a while I go out to have a cigarette and there was a lady sitting next to me, she seemed very friendly so I asked her for lighter and she smiled, something about her had caught my attention but I didn't know what. Smoking my cigarette I started wondering why I never put a strong intention to learn the piano when it's something that I know I want to learn in my life, I started wondering why I stopped learning and how beautiful I feel when I improvise from my heart and let go.
A few moments passed then I went to class. Once class was done I decided I wanted to go to the music room and play by myself on the piano that was there. I get there, I open the door and I find that same lady packing her stuff. I sit down and start playing, when I stopped, she came close and introduced herself as a music teacher and then offered out of the blue to give me lessons after her classes so I can make my songs more rich she says . If this is not magic, I don't know what is.
Thank you for writing this beautiful book!