Using the Book

How to Use This Book to Create Your Own Legacy

What is a legacy? Now that you’ve read my story, you know that the word “inheritance” sometimes caused problems for Mennonite farm families such as mine. Being fair to all the children and at the same time passing along their most precious asset, the farm, often proved difficult for parents to structure and for siblings to accept peacefully. Read More

How to Use This Book to Write Your Own Memoir

What is a memoir? Just a fancy name for some portion of your life story, told for a purpose. I created a short guide for readers who want to write. In Blush I chose to focus on childhood. You might try a different stage of life, but start small. The task will seem more manageable if you don’t try to write an epic. Download PDF