Stories about memories of the past for persons for now.
While stories occur in written form to be used for centuries and even millennia, a current form of stories and parables appear in creative short videos.
There is one called Umbrella.
Simple everyday things from the past contain the seed for wisdom and remembrance of people and places of yesteryear. Such a word does exist!
In the video mentioned above, a yellow umbrella evokes a memory which moves from the present, to the past , to the present, to a message.
Find things around your house: show them to people you know, your kids; and, if applicable, to your grandkids.
Who knows what story will emerge from a pin, a wedding dress, and old tie, a watch, or…
Here is the link for the video mentioned above, : https://youtu.be/Bl1FOKpFY2Q
A man named Joel, not Billy Joel, offered the wisdom in the following statement: “Tell it to your children, and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation.” Joel 1:3