My uncle passed away last week. I attended his funeral and had the privilege of listening to the eulogy delivered by his son-in-law. It got me thinking….what kind of legacy will I leave behind?
One of the catalysts for me starting volunteer work was this simple reason – leaving a legacy for my children. There’s an older, but still, a fantastic movie called My Life, where Michael Keaton plays a guy who has terminal cancer (1993).
His wife’s pregnant and he decides to videotape himself (make a documentary) so his unborn child can know his father. It’s really an amazing movie. It puts life into perspective and I highly suggest watching it.
At the very least it reminds us that life is short and we all have it pretty good, as long as we’re breathing. I plan on writing a lot about this topic and this is the first installment.Continue reading