Learn how to tell stories from your life that will charm, challenge, and change your children and grandchildren!

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Legacy Story Course helps you recall, write, and assemble your life-stories so they will be cherished and preserved for those you love the most.

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It’s fun and easy to write stories about your life! You get lifetime access for only $149.

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“Teach what you’ve seen and heard to your children and grandchildren.”

Deuteronomy 4:9

25 Concise Video Lessons

Educational, inspirational and practical videos show how to gather, write and present stories about your life that will be read and treasured for generations.

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Table of Contents

1. How to Use this Course
2. Start with YOUR Why
3. What NOT to Do
4. Your First Few Stories
5. Your Next Few Stories
6. How to Find MORE Stories
7. The Five Parts of a Good Story
8. Find Your Style
9. Shape Your Stories for Maximum Impact
10. Your Three Writing Assitants
11. Ten Plus One Tips for Editing and Proofreading
12. Stories that Impart Great Truth
13. How to Integrate Dialogue
14. How to Use Humor
15. How to Use Quotes
16. How to Include Scripture
17. How to Teach Patriotism
18. How to Teach Capitalism
19. How to Write about Your Personal Faith
20. How to Categorize and Sequence Your Stories
21. How to Format for Printing
22. How to Publish for Posterity
23. More Ways to Share Your Three-ring Binder
24. What If?
25. Cover Your Stories with Prayer

Need Help Remembering Stories?

Adapted from his book, How to Record Your Family History, Dr. Ross includes his powerful “MEMORY JOGGER” — with over 300 stimulating ideas for stories, such as:

  • As a child what made your mother happy or sad?
  • Which parent did you go to when you wanted something?
  • As a teen, what were you NOT allowed to do?
  • Did you ever have problems making ends meet?
  • Did you have any “interesting” relatives?
  • Whatʼs your biggest mistake?
  • Whatʼs the favorite place you visited?
  • How did your life change when your children left home?
  • What significant values have guided you through life?

You’re Hardwired for Stories!

“Inside each of us is a natural-born storyteller,
waiting to be released.”   — Robin Moore

Young and old alike love a good story, and
storytelling is a skill you already have. With
a little help, you can get really good at it!

Stories Point the Way

Stories reveal values you learned by surviving the good and bad of life; they make personal and colorful the wisdom and love you most want to share.

The Cost of Not Telling Your Stories

“When an old man dies, a library burns
to the ground.”   — African Proverb

Facts, figures and opinions fade quickly
from memory, but stories endure and are
often repeated. The greatest teacher of all taught in parables, and today we’re still reading His stories, seeking His wisdom.

Don’t let your “library burn” — start writing!

Love never dies – neither should your stories.

What Others Say About Legacy Story Course

“I love the step-by-step directions, encouragement, videos, and hints to keep me on track. It helps me create what will be a treasured gift to give to my children and their children. I appreciate your dedication to helping build families and keep them strong.”

Debora S. (Loveland, CO)

“I love the premise of Legacy Story Course: leaving a legacy of your story to those you hold dear. It is delivered in a clear and concise manner. The course content and supporting paperwork are excellent. I recommend this course to anyone looking to pass down treasured memories.”

Yvonne R. (U.K.)

“We all need to get started preserving the truth of our personal stories. And the sooner, the better because when it’s too late, it’s too late. And too bad. Legacy Story Course is the tool to get it done. I enjoy Mr. Ross’s engaging and personal way of speaking and teaching. I recommend this course. ”

Tom H. (Lexington, KY)

“This could be the most valuable course you’ve ever taken because it will leave you with the most valuable gift you can give your children and grandchildren — you. It’s your story, but it’s their story too.” —Ron Ross

Ronald D. Ross, BA, MDiv, DTh
Creator of Legacy Story Course; co-founder of Powerful Seniors

Ron Ross grew up in a parsonage, served as a missionary in Africa, and ministered as a Christian pastor. He traveled the world and wrote several books. Ron is an experienced publisher, radio show host, public speaker, podcaster, and newspaper columnist. Today, he reads voraciously, speaks authoritatively, and writes daily.

Married for 52 years before his wife died in 2015, Ron is a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He currently lives in Indiana.