Memorial Day is a holiday that is dedicated to the memory of loved ones that have passed away. Since this is a day of reflection it makes a great point in time to create your ethical will or to create an entry for your ethical will. It can also be a great time to share with your family some of the traditions, morals and philosophies that you cherish in your life.
If you want to write or update your ethical will on Memorial Day the first step that you take will be to find a quiet place to reflect on your experiences. Your bedroom, your office or even a park bench at the cemetery can all make great places to think about what is important to you. You can take notes on your thought or complete a free writing exercise. When you write notes on your thought you will want to date the entry and note your writing location. Then you will write down phrases that will help you create a formal spiritual ethical will entry later on. If you are interested in a free writing exercise then you will want to open your notebook and first write down the time, day and location of your entry. Then you will give yourself 15 to 20 minutes to just write down your thoughts as they come to you. Each time you change your train of thought or change topics you will want to create a new paragraph or move on to the next page.
If you are interested in sharing your philosophies or the tradition of writing a spiritual ethical will with your family then find a time when you are all together to share these precious jewels with them. After dinner is a good time to talk about your experiences and to share the importance of family traditions like spiritual ethical wills. A good way to kick off the discussion is to simply launch into a story from your past. Select a story that tells about a time when you learned something important about life, love and family.
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