According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, people who live under materially and emotionally plentiful conditions (we lucky few) have a need to express themselves creatively. Some cook; some perform music; some work with stone or wood. I write.
|Maslow's hierarchy of needs|
But the gamble has paid out. Because, far outweighing any hurt feelings, is the gratitude and love and humility I've experienced.
I started this blog four and a half years ago. Its primary function was (and is) to provide a forum for me to write. But there is sublime pleasure in discovering that people enjoy my words.
I've said all this before, but it bears repeating: I am deeply honored. Deeply.