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Dec 09, 2019
Legacy Letters Pass on Values
A legacy letter is a deeply life-affirming way to pass on your love and values. It can be a document, book or recording - or any combination thereof - that becomes a treasured personal history item whose value is immeasurable.
Dec 05, 2019
How Your Story Becomes a Memoir
How does your story that you might be writing become a memoir?
Dec 05, 2019
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, November, 2019
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from November, 2019 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Nov 26, 2019
Life is a Spiral and We Keep Coming Back to Certain Lessons
Do you know the saying, "Three steps forward, two steps back"? That's really how our life works. Your life journey is not one straight line. Although we do experience our life in one thing after another, the path we travel is really a winding one.
Nov 24, 2019
November is a great month for giving thanks, especially with the soon-to-be-here Thanksgiving holiday. But how many of us are able to humble and graciously receive thanks?
Nov 10, 2019
Wounded Souls and Wounded Soldiers
Veterans of the military services deserve to be recognized and thanked for their service. Many return from conflict with wounds, some physical, but all of them emotional and even mental and spiritual. The wounded souls of wounded soldiers is a hard burden to carry, but many do it as bravely as the courage they displayed in service of our country.
Nov 06, 2019
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, October, 2019
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from October, 2019 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Oct 23, 2019
30 Minutes a Day for Soul Work Writing
It's hard to accomplish a big writing project when you view it as one giant thing to finish. But working on it a bit at a time can bring a finished product. It might even be better written when you don't try to do too much at one time. Writing is hard creative work. Savoring it and crafting your language is important. You do need to get after it and not procrastinate, but you also need to give it time.
Oct 11, 2019
Being a parent is a wonderful yet very challenging thing. Many parents would agree it is both the hardest and best experience in all of life. Seeing your kids grow up and eventually become parents themselves brings about another special thing: grandchildren!
Sep 23, 2019
Bruce Springsteen at Seventy
Happy Birthday to The Boss! Today is Bruce Springsteen's birthday (he's 70) and every time September 23 rolls around I have to pause and consider what an incredible artist he is and to marvel at his body of recorded music.
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