I told him that most people are "out" of the moment.
They are looking for the next deal, next car, next house, next pay raise, next check...not realizing that the point of power, the true miracle, is right here.
The quest for the "stuff" is a grand illusion. There's nothing wrong with any of it, as long as you know it's part of the game of life.
But most people think it will bring lasting happiness. It won't. As soon as you achieve it or attract it, you'll desire something else.
You'll be chasing the next moment.
I told my friend about the Adam Sandler movie, Click. The essence of the movie is that Adam is trying to fast-forward through life. He does, too. But near the end he realizes he has missed out on life itself.
But I do my best to stay here, in this moment, knowing that as I do, the next moment takes care of itself. As long as I fully participate in this moment, the next ones are just as good and often incredibly better.
In fact, when you stay in the moment, you attract more of the good things in life and appreciate them longer.
The key is to be here now, with awareness and gratitude.
My friend said the message about being in the moment caused a shift in him.
I hope it does with you, as well.
This really is it.
PS - The picture is of me and my friend Cyndi Smasal, part of my Miracles Coaching program. She used to live near by, and is a treasure in my life. She stopped by this past weekend so we could spend a little time catching up.
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