“So I Can Love You Longer”

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Michelle Wilson


If you were to die today, what conversations would you regret not having?

In 2017, Michelle tested positive for the ovarian cancer marker—the same cancer that cut short her grandmother’s life. Faced with this reality, Michelle asked herself: If she only had twenty-five years left to live, would she continue down the path she was currently on? Her answer was a resounding NO!

In addition to making major life changes, Michelle set out to preserve the lessons and stories she wanted to share with her young daughter—capturing those big ideas, lessons learned, and tender words that her daughter, Z, could read time and again, even when Michelle was not physically able to be with her. It was a way to love Z longer.

How could your words bring comfort to your loved ones after you are gone? As you read So I Can Love You Longer, you will:

  • Be surprised by this unconventional true story
  • Reconnect with your own values and memories
  • Find ways to communicate big topics to elementary-age children
  • Be inspired to write legacy letters to your family and friends



ISBN: 978-1-954920-61-3
Publication date: April 28, 2023
Page Count: 292

List Price: $14.99
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About the Author

Michelle Wilson


Michelle Wilson, a Georgia native, is a mother, daughter, sister, and friend who has served families and individuals as an estate planning and probate attorney since 2004. Due to her work, Michelle has seen many families struggle with the emptiness of words left unsaid when a loved one dies and wrote this book to help others imagine the impact and comfort their words could bring to the ones they love.