Does the road to self-discovery really have to be so long and torturous? Not at all! Cut decades off the process and take a major shortcut on the road to clarifying your true purpose, says Dr. Brad Swift: Just follow the six steps, or "passages" that he outlines - and infuse purpose into every aspect of your life. Twenty years ago, Dr. Brad Swift appeared successful from the outside, but inside, he was burned out, wracked with emotional pain, and ready to end it all - because he was living at odds with his true purpose.
Zak Bates is pretty normal for a 16 year old. Okay, he does own his own zoo, but other than that, he's pretty average. But when he's visited by Ra-Kit, a magic cat with a bad catnip habit on a life or death mission, he is ill prepared for the assignment she blackmails him to accept - to represent the Animal Kingdom before the United Nations' Conference on Global Warming.