The Past, The Future, and NOW. What a Present!
I don’t know if it’s menopause or what, but I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. I’ve remembered things I’d forgotten, and have more feeling associated with both memories from the past and visions of the future. These feelings are all over the map. If physicians tested emotions like they do blood pressure, my doctor would probably prescribe something.
Are any of you readers experiencing the same thing? If so, please let us know on the blog!
For example, I remember the time my friend, Jeff, invited me to stay at Bob Hope’s house in Palm Springs. This story has come up so often in conversation I finally decided to write a speech about it. Writing the speech and compiling the photos brought up memories and emotions.
On the other end of the spectrum, when I envision my future and the direction my business is heading, I sometimes feel overwhelmed or under-prepared. Then, 15 minutes later, I realize I’m not dreaming nearly big enough.
I don’t think there’s a pill or supplement for this. Meditation, even if for just 15 minutes in the morning, certainly helps. Yoga. Walking outside – as often as possible, for as long as possible.
The past is in the past. The future isn’t here yet. All we have is right now. We’ve heard this so many different times, from so many different people, it sounds like a cliché, right?
But what else do we really have? Where can we find the deepest connection with ourselves and the fullest sense of peace? Right here. Right now. In the only moment we truly have – this one, right here.
Mary Morrissey http://www.marymorrissey.com/ has said:
1-Look for the good in everything.
2-Keep the past in the past; Glance at it with a kind eye.
3-Forgive everyone, including yourself, for everything, all of the time, without exception.
4-Approach your work each day as sacred.
5-Amplify the good (self, others, the world; higher good.)
This is very good advice. Let’s all take it, shall we?
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