Usually thought of as end-of-life gifts, bequests or legacy gifts can nevertheless be part of our giving today. Regardless of when given, they require careful thought and planning in order to make them meaningful. A hastily written check or wire transfer, no matter the commas or zeroes in the amount, won’t work. While the recipient of such a check or transfer may see all sorts of “wings” in those zeroes, where are the “roots”? Where is your voice and wisdom in helping them to use the gift wisely?