There is only one place to be. Here and now.
Why do our brains stubbornly insist on projecting us into the future when there is so much stuff to think about right here today? Why not be here now and there then?
The fact is that human beings come into the world with a passion for control, they go out of the world the same way, and research suggests that if they lose their ability to control things at any point between their entrance and their exit, they become unhappy, helpless, hopeless and depressed. Read more Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
Which reminds me of a beautiful poem about radically accepting this moment.
There is no controlling life.
Try corralling a lightening bolt or containing a a tornado.
Dam a stream and it will create a new channel.
Resist and the tide will sweep you off your feet.
Allow, and grace will carry you to higher ground.
Allow by Danna Faulds
Go In and In: Poems From the Heart of Yoga
Photography – Clark Little www.clarklittle.com