I find it rather easy to get lost in thought. Although I do enjoy this journey through my mind, there are times where I must pull myself out of this excursion. I am reminded of this every time my 3-year old daughter asks me, “Daddy, are you here?” This question hits deep.
I am learning the importance of being present in the moment. One book I turn to for this is The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. Let’s take a look at what we can all learn from Tolle in his powerful book.
Life is a series of present moments
If I asked you where everything happens, what would you say? The answer should be quite simple – everything happens in the present moment.
“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have.” – Eckhart Tolle
Tolle teaches us that the past is nothing more than all present moments that have gone by and the future is a collection of present moments waiting to arrive.
We fill in gaps with painful thoughts
For some reason we incessantly fill our mind with painful thoughts about the past and worrisome thoughts about the future. Yet, we can
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