Waiting for life to begin?

By | June 2nd, 2010|Being in the Now|

Today I popped in on a friend of mine, and during the course of our conversation, she showed me something written by Alfred D'Souza.  I thought I'd  share it with you, because I think it illustrates so beautifully, the importance of being in the present moment.  As long as we are 'on a mission' to get somewhere; focused only on the goal or outcome, we miss the 'here and now'. The truth is that being in the present moment is where the joy is; it's actually the only place where we can feel fully alive. People often talk about 'enjoying the journey', rather than focusing on the destination, and it's easy to hear the words and not really 'get' them. Right [...]