All families have stories — sometimes embellished, sometimes stripped down, sometimes funny, sometimes anything but funny — that are passed from generation to generation. Oral storytelling has been part of human existence since the dawn of time. They are the ties that bind us to each other.
Do you have an ancestor who kept a journal? What impressed you from the words they left behind? I hope journal writing gives you the chance to reflect, to process, to set free some of those thoughts that have been percolating. Don’t know where to start? Here are some great ideas!