Create Joy, Love, and Community in Life's Third Act
If life is a play, the third act is when you establish whether your life is a tragedy or an inspiring story of joy, love and community. The idea that later life is simply a time when one gets lazy and doesn’t have to work so hard at life, is the road to tragedy. Life’s first act is our developmental years, when we are developing the skills to be productive and create a broadly successful life. Life’s second act is when we are productive and create a broadly successful life. In life’s third act we are able to draw on a life time of accumulated wisdom and be creative in exploring our own talents to enhance joy, love and community.