eternal moment

How your brain chunks 'moments' into 'events'

"The whole of life is now, this eternal moment." - Rumi

"Here is in life only one moment and in eternity only one.

It is so brief that it is represented by the fleeting of a luminous mote through the thin ray of sunlight - and it is visible but a fraction of a second.

The moments that preceded it have been lived, are forgotten and are without value; the moments that have not been lived have no existence and will have no value except in the moment that each shall be lived." - Mark Twain

to live in the moment

To live in the moment is commonly misunderstood as living for the moment.

In the fable of the grasshopper and the ant living in the moment is given the connotation of living irresponsibly.

But the fable of the ant and the grasshopper presents only a dichotomy.

Each choice exists at the farthest extreme of diametrically opposed poles.

In reality if we live like the ant we die like the ant.

Our carcass is carted off to the rubbish heap without a second thought.

To live like the grasshopper is to sell the future for purchased happiness now.

But purchased happiness lasts only until the credit card bills catch up.

Looked at from this point of view both the grasshopper and the ant, having taken extreme positions, payed the inevitable price of their extremity.

Is there a middle way? Naturally !

Living in the moment is living in Eternity.

Eternity is not some time in the future.

Eternity is not even an infinite amount of time.

Eternity has nothing to do with time.

Eternity is that dimension of - now - beyond all thinking in symbols.

Although we must plan and prepare for the future we must also be able to enjoy every day of our lives by allowing the beauty, mystery and awe of living to break through the bonds of preparing for the future.

When our tasks no longer seem like tasks then our hearts float free.

Simply give yourself to the task and immerse yourself in the moment.

It makes no difference to the engaged mind whether the task is fiddling, dancing, and singing a song or harvesting the grain and carefully storing it away as long as free will happily choses the engagment.

Living in the moment is accepting reality now

Living in the moment is enjoying reality now

Living in the moment is accepting existence now

Living in the moment is enjoying existence now

primitive freedom

"We are making the insane but rational choice to incinerate our common wealth for financial profit.

Amazingly, this end was foreseen thousands of years ago by the originator of the myth of King Midas, whose touch turned everything to .

Delighted at first with his gift, soon he had turned all his food, flowers, even his loved ones into cold, hard metal.

Just like King Midas, we too are converting natural beauty, human relationships, the basis of our very survival, into money.

Must we, like King Midas, find ourselves marooned in a cold, comfortless, ugly, inhospitable world before we realize we cannot eat our money?" - Charles Eisenstein


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