Author Archives: Paul Zohav

Making Every Life a Living Legacy

What do you want to remember before you forget? Spending less than an hour a day you can easily create your personal Living Legacy LifeBook that will: Help you process and harvest a lifetime of memories. Serve you as a memory aid when memory becomes problematical. Become a living Legacy and posterity for your family…

Thanksgiving family memories pages to download

When we stop and think we might notice that Thanksgiving has changed over our lifetimes and the lifetimes of our parents. Familiar faces that no longer grace our tables, fond family stories of Thanksgivings past, favorite recipes we once shared each year. As we all gather to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, how about we take…

Every Life a Living Legacy

We are happy that you are here and we would like to welcome you, your comments and your stories. Here in our blog we will welcome your experiences filling out the Living Legacy Lifebook™ with your family members and loved ones. We will explore the challenges of memories past and we will welcome new friends…

An Open Letter to all Parents and Grandparents,

Dear elders, We want you to understand that you are very important to us and that your life is our roots. You are the bridge, a living link between our ancestors and us. Your life and the lives of the families you come from, is our heritage, our legacy. We would appreciate having the opportunity…

Singing the “Everything is Going Fine Blues.”

At first, my visits to my aunt Martha were going “Fine.” “How are you?” she would ask, “Fine,” I would answer. How are the children? “Fine.” How’s your work? “Fine.” After about five more “Fines,” I would begin to feel uncomfortable, start to look at my watch, and wonder if I had been there long…

Honoring Mom

Honor Your Mom While You Still Can    I remember the last time I wished to Honor my Mom for the delight she was for so many; she had been diagnosed with cancer and had made it through her first year of treatments and their side effects. She lost her hair, had horrible nausea, was…

I will not live an unlived life

I will not live an unlived life I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire I choose to inhabit my days To allow my living to open me, To make me less afraid, more accessible, To loosen my heart until it becomes a wing, A torch, a promise, I choose to risk…