am truly enjoying reading your book. At about page 47,
couldn’t stand it any longer, I grabbed my spiral notepad
started writing like crazy! Thanks for inspiring me."
Reddick, NAWW, Centennial, CO
Put Your Life in Writing?
it for yourself
it for your siblings
it for your children
it for someone who loves you
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are the people in Dad's photo album?
were Mom's greatest aspirations?
did we move so often?
didn't we ever leave this town?
did my grandfather do for a living?
were their favorite hobbies?
am like them? How am I different?
Do you ever find yourself asking such questions? Wouldn't it
be nice if you could ask now and get the answers? You could at least
fill in some blanks if the stories had been captured while your
relatives were alive.
Do you want your family, your children, asking similar questions?
You may not get all the answers, but there is learning simply in
Benefits of writing your life story:
Heal the past
Leave a legacy
Learn what you hold dear
Pass on your values to family members
Honor and acknowledge the life you've lived
You won't leave loved ones holding the bag of
Ann Forbes, of The Elemental Press, has a way of encouraging
you to dig deep and find the highlights of your life. She has over 30
years experience journaling and is the author of
from the Inside: Dig for Treasures,
Yourself, Leave a Legacy
all about story ~ truth, discovery, learning lessons, gaining
finished product is a softcover, handbound book, but there are
other ways ~ legal pads, 3-ring notebooks, fancy journals, audio and
for your own treasures.
your own gold.