November 24, 2017

Rumination

At the recent Mind Body and Spirit exhibition in Buxton a few people commented on how well Marjorie and I look, and this is after we are both recovering from minor medical problems. “What is the secret?” we are asked.

We have gone past Maslow’s Biological and Physiological needs, and past the Safety needs. The Belonging and Love needs have been cemented by almost fifty years of marriage and the Esteem needs have been earned.

It is human nature to aspire and people strive to be better, wealthier and more famous than those around them. When does this quest end, if ever? Very few, having reached their goals are truly happy and there are some who have not aspired for fame and wealth and yet find happiness in contentment.