CREATORS OF THE ORIGINAL

The Story of a Lifetime

A Keepsake of Personal Memoirs

This personal and unique gift expresses the elegant sentiment to your loved one:

Your life is important to me. I value where you’ve been, what you’ve done and who you are. Please tell me more.

The recipient is invited to write his or her life story and perspective by answering almost 500 thought-provoking questions right in the book.

Sample Questions

What is the happiest memory you have of your mother?

From the Chapter “Family Background”

What are the most important things you learned from your father?

From the Chapter “Family Background”

How did your mother and father meet?

From the Chapter “Family Background”

What are your earliest memories of your childhood?

From the Chapter “Childhood”

What did you daydream about?

From the Chapter “Childhood”

What are the most memorable experiences you shared with your grandparents?

From the Chapter “Childhood”

Tell about your first date and first kiss.

From the Chapter “Teen Years”

What were your dreams and goals during your first years of independence?

From the Chapter “Independence, Work and Career”

What was your engagement proposal like?

From the Chapter “Love and Marriage”

What was your first year of marriage like?

From the Chapter “Love and Marriage”

Was being a parent what you expected?

From the Chapter “Parenthood”

Have your parents played an important role in the lives of your children?

From the Chapter “Parenthood”

What does your ethnic and cultural background mean to you?

From the Chapter “Ethnic Heritage”

Is there something you have always dreamed of doing but never did?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

Did you ever put something extremely important off until it was too late?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

Did you ever do something in spite of everyone’s advice not to do it?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

What was the most important decision you ever had to make?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

Is there any particular incident in your life that changed everything?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

If you could change how you raised your children, what would you do differently?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

If you knew it was impossible to fail, what would you set out to accomplish now?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

What do you know now that you wish you had known when you were younger?

From the Chapter “Regrets, Mistakes, Milestones and Turning Points”

Explain your deepest values.

From the Chapter “Beliefs, Values, Lessons and Advice”

What quality do you consider most important in making a marriage work?

From the Chapter “Beliefs, Values, Lessons and Advice”

If you could ask one question of God, what would it be?

From the Chapter “Beliefs, Values, Lessons and Advice”

If you had only one week left to live, what would you do?

From the Chapter “Beliefs, Values, Lessons and Advice”

What is the hardest lesson you’ve ever had to learn?

From the Chapter “Beliefs, Values, Lessons and Advice”

What do you feel has been your purpose in life?

From the Chapter “Beliefs, Values, Lessons and Advice”

By what basic philosophy do you live?

From the Chapter “Now”

How do you hope to be remembered?

From the Chapter “Now”

Top Ten Reasons to Give

  1. Perfect gift for almost any occasion — holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, Mother’s and Father’s Days, weddings, baby and bridal showers, Grandparents’ Day, graduation, Valentine’s Day, family reunions, etc.
  2. Shows honor, respect and loving interest in the life of the person to whom it is given.
  3. Assists a person in telling his or her life story and philosophy easily and quickly, guiding every step of the way with a comprehensive series of gentle questions.
  4. Passes along wisdom and knowledge gained from life experience.
  5. Richly restores and preserves special memories and perspectives while there is still time.
  6. Strengthens bonds with loved ones by providing a deeper understanding in the present.
  7. Instills lasting appreciation for family heritage, legacies and traditions by memorializing the storied past.
  8. Enhances personal growth through the therapeutic value of introspection.
  9. Becomes a timeless and priceless heirloom to be treasured for generations.
  10. Keeps on giving.

A special, unique book that communicates that you value the life of the person you give it to. This is an inside look into the internal journey of the individual that you love. It becomes more of a treasure the more they write in it. It really gives you insight into the heart… It’s very healing for the one doing it …a wonderful blessing …more precious as time goes on.

Life Quest

Lifetalk Radio Network, Yakima, WA

This ‘gift of the soul’ is terrific for the health of ourselves, our relationships and our society. It thanks our loved ones for being who they are and creates a more loving future, based in truth. We can’t think of a more perfect gift.

The New Intimacy

Wisdom Radio

Some Features of This Heirloom Quality Gift

  • Durable leather and leatherette options
  • Gold-edged archive-quality paper to last generations
  • Rich gold foil embossed front and spine
  • Option to personalize cover with recipient’s name in gold foil
  • Genuine silk and taffeta end leaves in leather versions
  • Double-faced satin marker ribbons in leather versions

AS FEATURED ON TV

ABC World News Now (New York), CBS Saturday Morning (New York), Home and Family (The Family Channel, Universal Studios), Between the Lines (PBS), Open Book (A&E), Today in L. A. (KNBC-TV, Los Angeles), Good Day Atlanta (WAGA-TV, Atlanta), Talk of the Town (WSMV-TV, Nashville), The God Squad (Telecare TV, New York), Positively Texas (CBS-11, Dallas/Ft. Worth), NBC News (Miami), ABC News (Minneapolis), The Joy Program (Trinity Network), and scores of others

AND RADIO

Portfolio (Associated Press Radio News), Life Quest (Lifetalk Radio, Yakima, WA), The Roger Fredinburg Show (Syndicated, Talk Radio Network), The New Intimacy (Wisdom Radio), The John Frassica Show (WNTN-AM 1550, Boston), The Joanna Rice Show (WOR Radio Network, New York City), The John Adams Show (WTLN-AM 1520), The Jonathan Overby Show (Wisconsin Public Radio, Madison), and hundreds others

AND IN PRINT MEDIA