An author collection of letters expressing grief after the death of his first wife and their unborn triplets, and suggests ways for readers to use similar letters to let family members know how much they care.
The Letter Box is an inspirational story and legacy of love that has changed many lives—and has the potential to change yours and the lives of those you love in a profound way. After years of wanting a family, Mark and his wife are overjoyed to learn they are expecting triplets. But when those happy dreams are abruptly dashed, Mark is faced with the overwhelming void of a now-empty future. Out of the deep insights that come from these hardest of life lessons, the “Letter Box” is born: a container for collecting thoughts and feelings often kept inside but better shared with others. The letters in a Letter Box become precious gifts that transcend time and place. These expressions of love are joyous opportunities for staying connected with loved ones forever. The Letter Box is an intimate journey of the heart, a compelling true story of love and second chances that will move you to create your own legacy of love for those you cherish.
Diane and Mark have shared their inspirational story though local and national interviews, and through many speaking invitations, including Palm Sunday at the Crystal Cathedral. Diane is a successful entrepreneur, businesswoman, and writer. She has a Master in Counseling from Goddard College in Vermont and has published numerous articles. Her master’s thesis, entitled The 7 Components of a Meaningful Life, became the genesis for her book Show Up and Finish Well. Her husband, Mark Button, is the co-creator of the Koosh Ball company, which has sold toys in over fifty countries. A skilled marketer and promoter, he has appeared on CNN, CBS This Morning, and a variety of national and local television programming. Diane and Mark have three children and live in Hawaii and Northern California.