“There must be more to life than..”

“There must be more to life than having everything.”

—Maurice Sendak, American illustrator and writer of children’s books

Photo from Flickr Porto Bay Hotels

Photo from Flickr Porto Bay Hotels

Are you a content person?  If not, what will it take to satisfy you? Imagine that you are attending the world’s most sumptuous smorgasbord with all the finest foods and beverages, prepared and selected by the most famous chefs.

What will be your strategy to enjoy your meal to the fullest? What would happen if you ate and drank far more than you knew was prudent for your body?


How is the smorgasbord metaphor related to your choices in life? What trade-offs are you willing to make to have everything you truly need? What needs and wants will bring you the satisfaction and contentment you desire?