How’d You Like To Be Remembered? – Story

About a hundred years ago, a man looked at the morning newspaper and to his surprise and horror, he read his name in the obituary column. <>

The news papers had reported the death of the wrong person by mistake.<>

His first response was shock. <>

Am I here or there? <>

When he regained his composure, his second thought was to find out what people had said about him.<>

The obituary read, “Dynamite King Dies.” <>

And also “He was the merchant of death.” <>

This man was the inventor of dynamite and when he read the words “merchant of death,” he asked himself a question, “Is this how I am going to be remembered?”<>

He got in touch with his feelings and decided that this was not the way he wanted to be remembered. <>

From that day on, he started working toward peace.<>

His name was Alfred Nobel and he is remembered today by the great Nobel Prize.<>


Just as Alfred Nobel got in touch with his feelings and redefined his values, we should step back and do the same.<>

1. What is your legacy?<>

2. How would you like to be remembered?<>

3. Will you be spoken well of?<>

4. Will you be remembered with love and respect?<>

5. Will you be missed?<>

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