Chapter 4 The Flame of Meaning Reclaiming Our Purpose

New Elder Frederic Hudson


“I refuse to become a marginalized person! So many people just disappear, lose their nerve,and disconnect. Not me. I’m at the end of who I was. But I’m at the beginning of who I might become. That’s exciting to me.”

These bold reflections from Frederic Hudson opened his dialogue with Richard on a sunny May morning in Santa Barbara, California. As the sunlight slanted through the living room windows of the Hudson household,Frederic took Richard on a passionate ...

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