“If you had one hour to live and could make just one phone call, who would you call? What would you say? Why are you waiting?” – Dr. Richard Carlson, One Hour to Live
Each and every one of us has a story to share.
Our legacy – that is, how we are remembered after we are gone – is built upon how we choose to express and live out our personal story. As Ghandi once said, “Your life is your message.”
As we reflect upon the legacy we wish to leave behind in the world, it will likely be one of love, kindness, and compassion. None of us wish to be remembered as being someone who “sweats the small stuff” in life, do we?
By keeping our mortality close to our hearts, we begin to live with greater intention. Every move we make, every conversation we have, and every step we take through the world becomes one of impact.
Leaving a legacy can seem like a huge responsibility. If you are in your forties, fifties, and sixties, you may be asking, “What have I done that will leave an impact when I’m gone?”
This next phase of life is how you give back to others. Few men and women will leave a library of books behind, like my late husband Richard did with his 30+ titles to his name. But we can all leave something of ourselves. Something of exploration. Something of passion. Something of love.
Here’s a question to reflect upon and journal about today. “How do you wish to be remembered when you’re gone?
If you are…
…feeling anxious or overwhelmed by life’s uncertainty
…uninspired to make positive changes happen
…sweating the small stuff
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