“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the now the primary focus of your life.”
Hours away from my return to the real world a somber mood has captured me. It is easy to come up with a handful of reasons for my self-inflicted misery. All of them have to do with the past or the future. No wonder I am not happy. To miss what I cannot have right now creates a conflict in me. Something inside me fights the present moment, which is painful.
After listening to a few words by Eckhart Tolle it became clear that I cannot revel in the most recent past, think about the uncertainties of the future and forget about the moment. Every moment I breathe and live deserves my gratitude. To be mindful of the presence is such a simple and powerful concept.
I don’t understand why it is so difficult to put into practice sometimes.