Benefits of Receiving an Ethical Will

Receiving an Ethical Will (or Legacy Letter) is a privileged experience that affirms human connections, especially with the writer, and helps the recipient gain a lifelong perspective of his/her role within the family of future generations.

There are many ways an Ethical Will recipient will benefit:

  • Keep the memory of a loved one alive
  • Better understand the context of the author’s life decisions
  • Learn and affirm important life values
  • Gain inspiration and advice for difficult life challenges
  • Feel closer to the family
  • Resolve conflicts and address forgiveness
  • Gain a sense of ancestry, roots and identity
  • Look toward the future

The unique, transformative and inspirational power of reading a personal narrative of a loved one is incomparable. It also offers a lifelong knowledge that s/he is part of building the future.