“I am so glad my sister directed me to your Lasting Legacy course!” —Ruthie Showalter wrote to us excitedly after receiving her copy of the book she wrote about her Mom, Doris. “I actually have a book in hand which would not have happened without your coaching! I learned so much from you, and I…

By Christopher Zacher Most people won’t admit that they find home movies terribly boring. In reality, though, who actually wants to watch a 4-hour recording of a youth soccer game even if it is your own child on the screen? For many people, videos are a way to preserve memories and forge connections between different…

By Richard Campbell Overcoming the Questions that Hold You Back Lots of people say they want to write a memoir. Very few ever start. Why is that the case? People commonly let their doubts and fears keep them from starting. In fact, we find there are 7 tough questions that often need to be answered before…

By Gloria Bares Maybe it was my grandfather Poppie’s voice as he read stories aloud, sparking words to life, his face lined and shadowed, revealing his feelings. I held my breath, spellbound, disappearing into the words of the story. Or when we’d read Longfellow’s “Hiawatha” together. The rhythm of our voices tapped my inner drum, quickened…

By Margot Note Immortalize your family’s cherished photos, documents, and memorabilia for generations to come. As the new year starts, we reflect upon the last twelve months—the soirees, the sorrows, and the surprises of our lives. Celebrations during the winter holidays have reconnected us with our families. Together, you may have reminisced about past gatherings, heard…

By Susan Turnbull Getting to the Heart of What Matters to Your Clients You occupy an extraordinary position for those you advise, at the intersection of practical and profound. Your clients trust you to deliver technical solutions to serve ends that are ultimately very personal, but attached to general concepts like values and legacy. Limited…

Empower Your Life Story and Legacy By Flora Morris Brown For years I frequently shared with my friends my plans to travel the world, visiting every continent (except Antarctica) at least once. I browsed through travel magazines, read travel books, and watched travel shows. I even considered signing up for retreats held in exotic locations as…

On Reading, Writing, and Mythological Tales By Donna Jo Napoli We tell and retell events in the lives of Athena and Zeus, Freyja and Thor, Aset and Ra, and so many other Greek, Norse, and Egyptian gods, and we call these tellings a story. One of the interesting things about mythology, though, is that it is…

by Leslie Clark It was she who taught me that words have the power of flight. Any time she was sitting still, she held an open paperback, its pages outstretched like the wings of a gliding gull. She’d tell me of the places those books had taken her. The upstairs shelves overflowed with her literary…

Bringing Mentoring Back to Legacy Planning By Peter Johnson Even now, I feel vulnerable and embarrassed sharing the following story. It’s a painful legacy to recall. In the early ‘70s, I was a young man living in Los Angeles with a vague dream of making a living in the music business. I was a junior…

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