Being Mindful of the Present

This is a great read!

Lines of Lazarus

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I was enjoying some interesting literature by Kenneth Boa called, Conformed to His Image. He makes a profound statement that really stuck with me: “For many people, life has become so filled with the if-onlys of the future that today becomes an inconvenient obstacle to the path of reaching tomorrow.”[1] It dawned on me that I have been letting the products of the unforeseen future destroy my present. I know I’ve briefly addressed the topic of appreciating the present when I wrote my short article called, Living Today. It’s something that came to mind again, and I would like to further address it in this article.

What do I mean by products destroying my present? Well, for example, today I realized that instead of enjoying the adventures of the job hunt and the possibilities of learning a new trade, I am dwelling on how I don’t already have…

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