What Will You Be Remembered For?

Courtesy of Google

Photo of Captain Phil Harris of The Deadliest Catch Courtesy of Google

Do you have a pay it forward gift that you share with others? I found one in photography as a volunteer for a commercial website that gives free access to their online database of cemetery records. It is wonderful to receive a thank you for my small part in this huge undertaking. In fact,yesterday this website used some information I had found on Captain Phil Harris of The Deadliest Catch who passed away in 2010. Part of his ashes are buried with his mother. She is buried in my area where I photograph and I just so happened to be the first to take a photo of her gravesite. Burial of Captain Phil Harris of The Deadliest Catch with his mother.
If any of you watched this show, you know Captain Phil Harris lived his life large. But in the end all we have left after we are gone are the memories and family and friends. I ponder the bigger questions when I think of death and as I read on some of my favorite blogs you all do too. Here is an example of that: http://pinklightsabre.com/2013/02/22/can-you-be-interesting-every-day/ .
Here are 5 questions worth thinking about. Let me know what you think:
1. Did your presence make the world a better place?
2. What will you be remembered for?
3. When you are gone will you be thought of as kind or difficult?
4. If you died today, did you tell your special someones how much they mean to you?
5. Have you made peace with God?

24 thoughts on “What Will You Be Remembered For?

  1. Mrs. P

    Though we often don’t think about these things until we have experienced some sort of hardship or close call, it is good to bring these thought to the surface. I t gives one a moment to pause, reflect and readjust if need be.

    I did notice your photography project from another post. What a wonderful thing to do. I am very much into genealogy and would love to do that for people as well. Is there a specific group that I should contact to make it known that I am available to help?


  2. pinklightsabre

    Thanks so much for the shout-out! Your reblog to that top 5 regrets of the dying was an inspiration for this…glad you enjoyed it. Best to you and yours tonight, – Bill


    1. alesiablogs Post author

      Thanks. I thought it might be. Hope you have a great weekend. Alesia
      BTW: IF I may ask-who was your step-dad? I was thinking at one point your mom was German. I grew with a German mom. She was a perfectionist while I was growing up. She still is. haha


      1. alesiablogs Post author

        He certainly was loved by many. I wonder if he ever ran into my great uncle with his musical background. Ask your mom sometimes if she remember a Kenneth McKellar from Scotland. I have been wanting to writie a blog on him, but just have not got around it yet. Have a good day. : )


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