My Life’s Message Records Roadmap

Preserving Your Legacy: Where Were You When?

Categories: Inspiration Planning

Recently, a high school classmate of mine posted on Facebook that her great-great grandfather had been a passenger on the Titanic.  She had heard stories about him, but didn’t have much information, until a book was published in 2000 about the Irish passengers Learn More

You’ve Got To Have Friends

Categories: Inspiration Planning

It’s springtime and everything is growing a new. What better time to reflect on the past and start preserving your legacy. Legacies do not belong just to the rich and famous, the politicians and movers and shakers, or the CEOs and captains of Learn More

Your Legacy Matters

Categories: Inspiration Planning

“We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.” Shirley Abbott, US Ambassador.   2016 was Learn More

Leaving Instructions Makes All The Difference

Categories: Humor Planning

My dad never talked to his parents about their final instructions.    He says that even though his mother sent her sons to church school every Sunday, when she reached her seventies, she confessed that she did not believe in death or resurrection Learn More

Celebratory Songs of Transition

Categories: Humor Inspiration Planning

When I think of songs to celebrate the end of one’s life, there are several that come to mind, depending upon the kind of life you lived and the music you loved. Everyone, of course, knows Amazing Grace.  It’s such a beautiful song Learn More

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

Category: Planning

Besides the fact that this is our wedding song (it wasn’t until many years after that we learned it was a spiritual song), and a really lovely tune, its message is powerful:  the importance of telling people how much you love them cannot Learn More