In his inspirational and common sense way, Dave McSpadden has created a masterpiece for active adult men and women, of all ages, to find balance, passion, purpose and peak performance in their lives. He has used his own remarkable life story of thriving beyond the challenges of his transitional changes, deftly woven with the works of some of the best of other change agent experts. The parachute is a metaphor for safely managing life biggest changes, whether a loss, change of health, relocation or retirement. Dave has created a clear M.A.P. (Motivational Action Plan) any purpose driven adult can follow to live the life they always thought they were meant to live. The result for the reader - - the ability to use this book to learn to make choices to live young every day instead of growing old tomorrow. Dave uses his lifetime of wisdom to teach us how to prepare for a future retirement but also for whatever we each face in our next transition in life.