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The Power of Purpose, 3rd Edition by Richard J. Leider

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CHAPTER 5Purpose Across the Ages

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Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.

VIKTOR FRANKL

Many people find themselves, today, in an “existential vacuum,” searching for something they can devote their time and talents to. The search for meaning is especially apparent in the millennials—young people in their late twenties and thirties. The need to unlock our purpose continues across the ages, right up into retirement when we can find ourselves empty, unless we find a new purpose in life. Purpose comes early and reappears late. It’s a cradle-to-grave journey. Purpose is essential to fill the vacuum. Purpose provides ...

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