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Seventy-seven percent of boomers and elders personally felt values and life experiences were very important parts of an inheritance."AARP Lost Generation video.
This video, a palindrome created by Jonathan Reed, took second place in AARP's "U@50" contest in 2007. It has been viewed more than 15 million times on You Tube.
From a New York Times business story, Breaking the Silence, by John Leland (March 18, 2008): David Wallechinsky, the son of the writer Irving Wallace, said he managed his mothers finances for the last seven years of her life.
Now, at 60, having his inheritance meted out by trustees feels like an indignity, he said.
It is our light more than our darkness which scares us." ~ Marianne Williamson, Return to Love • What on earth is an ethical will?
• Examples of ethical wills a/k/a legacy letters, life letters, heart wills, ending notes, love wills, testaments • Why people are writing ethical wills • Books to help you write a legacy letter or ethical will • Michael Kilian's message of hope for a newborn (read aloud at a memorial service) • Ethical wills workshops If you had only one hour to live and the only way you could communicate with survivors was to leave them a letter, what would you write and to whom would you write it?
It can be as short as one page or as long as a full memoir or family history. A widower writing in Newsweek ("We Had the Love, But I Long for the Letters") says, "No matter how close my wife and I were, no matter how much we loved each other, and no matter how many heartwarming memories I have of our togetherness, I don't have any tangible record of her heart speaking to mine. Candidly assessing your life experiences and values, trying to make sense of the world or your life, reminding your loved ones and friends how you lived your life, and figuring out where your values came from and which values and life lessons you want to pass on to the next generation can energize you and change the way you see your life.
Your last will and testament disposes of all your earthly goods who gets which valuables, what you want your survivors to have.
You might take a series of photos from the family album (do it before they're carried off by a hurricane get a CD made of the best and send copies to the family) and tell stories about what was happening at the time.The same way a dog that runs after rabbits will dream of rabbits.