Enjoying the Journey

by Paul Sherman

I recently came across the following passage in Eckhart Tolle's book, "Stillness Speaks," and felt compelled to share it: "Do you treat this moment as if it were an obstacle to be overcome? Do you feel you have a future moment to get to that is more important? Almost everyone lives like this most of the time. Since the future never arrives, except as the present, it is a dysfunctional way to live. It generates a constant undercurrent of unease, tension, and discontent. It does not honor life, which is Now and never not Now." I don't know about the rest of you, but I find myself in a continual dance between trying to truly live in the present yet having a healthy appreciation for the future. As a chronic worrier, this has been a lifelong struggle (my pendulum tending  Read More→