"When I was younger I was looking for this magic meaning of life.
It's very simple now," she says. Making the lives of others better,
doing "something of lasting value, that's the meaning of life, it's
How about meaning, I ask. What's the picture for that word? "Ok, now
I'm seeing a mother saying your book helped my kid go to college—that's
meaning. Or my kid got a job because of one of your lectures—that's
meaning. Or a rancher comes up and says that piece of equipment works
really well—that's meaning. Concrete, real stuff. On. The. Ground."