How “Not” To Fall In The Trap Of Past And Future?

“…the past gives you an identity, and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.”

― Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: AGuide to Spiritual Enlightenment

There is nothing outside the realm of the present. Past and future are illusions, irrespective of your thoughts and feelings. They exist in your mind and nowhere outside in the world.

The reality is right now here at this moment. If you wish to change anything in your life, you can do so only in the present. To think about the past or dream about the future is nothing but a kind of addiction.

We can’t change anything that is not available to us in the present. We can’t go back in the past to transform anything, and we can’t create a future of any kind by wishful thinking. We must do the work required to change ourselves to create an ideal future.

It’s the moment where you can start writing a new chapter of your life. You can forgive and forget the past. Right now, you can accept the reality of your life and feel grateful for what you’ve.

Now is the moment where any commitment is possible. You can create anything you want in the present, but you’ve to let go of the chatter in your mind. Past and future are irrelevant if you’re enjoying the moments with love and gratitude.

Past is dead. Always focus on one thing that you’re doing right now here at this moment. Do it with perfection, and you’ll get a bright future.

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