Who needs FH inspiration?
1. Children w/o a mother, Suzanne cancer story.
2. Family council, siblings have no memory of our mother
What types of stories are inspirational?
1. Pioneer, Robert and Margaret
2. JHG persistence as a home teacher
Floyd and Lucy Kennedy, home taught them for 33 years 1969 - 2002
Once they changed home teachers on them and she refused
the new brother and said, “I want Jim Gardiner back!”
July 29, 1999 Kennedy called as I was getting on the net. Garage
refrigerator is out. “Told to get a new one – Then Carol and I went to
unload some of the “frozen (no longer) stuff – Lucy having a fit, said
she was “mad as Hell,” we didn’t respond instantly. We took most of
their melted stuff and put it in our freezer.
He had a standing appointment, the 1st Friday of the month for most of those 33 years.
3. Beethoven writes the world's greatest music while deaf 9 symphony
This was the composer's first on-stage appearance in 12 years; the hall
was packed with an eager audience and a number of musicians
So this time, the mistro instructed the singers and
musicians to ignore the almost totally deaf Beethoven. At the beginning
of every part, Beethoven, who sat by the stage, gave the tempos. He was turning the pages of his score and beating time for an orchestra he could not hear.
Violinist Joseph Böhm
recalled: "Beethoven directed the piece himself; that is, he stood
before the lectern and gesticulated furiously. At times he rose, at
other times he shrank to the ground, he moved as if he wanted to play
all the instruments himself and sing for the whole chorus. All the
musicians minded his rhythm alone while playing".
When the audience applauded—Beethoven was several measures off and still
conducting. Because of that, the contralto Caroline Unger walked over
and turned Beethoven around to accept the audience's cheers and
applause. According to one witness, "the public received the musical
hero with the utmost respect and sympathy, listened to his wonderful,
gigantic creations with the most absorbed attention and broke out in
jubilant applause, often during sections, and repeatedly at the end of
them." The whole audience acclaimed him through standing ovations
five times; there were handkerchiefs in the air, hats, raised hands, so
that Beethoven, who could not hear the applause, could at least see the
4. Father with Lou Gerig disease writes to his children's spouses
5. Jean DaBell writes her testimony
6. Scholl miracle
7. Mary Ellen Boylin 4 years nine months 3 children
Where do you find the details to make the story come alive? 1980- world conference on records
2. Family records
4. Historical records,
5. Statistical accounts of Scotland
6. Photos FamilySearch, Ancestry, Newspapers, Google images, Your own camera
What ways can you format the book?
2. Multiple life stories
3. Autobiography from journals
4. Biography from historical documents
What is the best way to share your book
2. Self publish
3. Send PDF
4. Make a video Robert and Margaret