Goldfinch 2017 03 – Zen Glen, Indian Land, South Carolina, February 27, 2017
What the Republicans, CEOs, and Business Czars
with their Profit At Any Price fixation,
is that when the Standard of Living
(Read: Stock Market)
the Quality of Life
(Read: Health and Peace of Mind)
It’s a rule.
It ought to have a name.
If it doesn’t, we could call it
After a certain point in level of income,
Wealth and Happiness vary
in inverse proportion to each other.
That point is not fixed,
and depends upon a number of factors–
“intangibles,” such as pain threshold
and personal values.
More money is not the solution
to all of our problems today or any day.
If money would do it,
goes the old saying,
you don’t have problems,
you have expenses.
A shift in orientation and attitude
is that solution.
“Anything can happen if you let it,”
is Mary Poppins wisdom,
but it means,
“You can be as peaceful and content
(happy) as you allow yourself to be.”