- Does it reside in your career, if only you could get a promotion?
- Does it reside in your hobbies, if only you could be finish a project?
- Does it reside in your friendships, if only you could be worthy of them?
- Does it reside in your makeup bag, if only you would not age?
- Does it reside in your kids, if only they would not age?
- Does it reside in your golf clubs, in only you could reach par?
- Does it reside in your religion, if only you could be good enough?
- Does it reside in the future, if only you can find it?
- Does it reside in the past, if only you can recapture it?
Category Archives: past
Is what you see in the future, in your dreams, a recreation of your past? Decided by it? Is your past created anew by what happens in your present?
How do you remember? What if you re-remembered your past differently, then who would you be? Then what would your future look like?
Drawing and quote by Marty Coleman of The Napkin Dad Daily
Quote by Jeremy Irons, 1948-not dead yet, British actor
>I know we don’t all have great memories of the past. But here it seems to be talking about the good memories we have and how they came to be good memories. How did we remember them in the way we did. It might have been a day at the beach with your lover, or a great time at the amusement park with your child or parent. You look back and forget the heat of that day but remember the fun. You might forget the hassle of finding parking but remember the beautiful fresh salt air breeze of the beach.
Can you see the ‘perfect’ in the ‘present’? Can you focus on that. Not the crowded elevator trip, but the great smile of the receptionist. Not the wait to get your lunch, but the restful moment of relaxation that comes after you sit down.
It is a choice about what you pay attention to and what you focus on.
Drawing by Marty Coleman of The Napkin Dad Daily blog.
Quote by Owens Lee Pomeroy
America used to be a nation of ‘Christian’ principles.
People used to care about each other.
Neighbors used to know each other and watch out for each other.
Children were better educated back then.
We don’t have a strong moral foundation any more.
The earth is getting more and more polluted and no one is doing anything about it.
It was better when all food were local and you knew the farmers who grew it.
Entertainment used to be so wholesome and uplifting, not like today’s mean music and movies.
SO, having said all that, I would like to hear from YOU, what is BETTER now than in ages past?
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Quote by Lillian Eichler Watson, author of ‘Light From Many Lamps – A Treasury of Inspiration’ and ‘The Book of Etiquette’, (early 1900s)
I find many people treat the future as more real than the present. They let it rule their lives by the anxiety and fear that not knowing what it will bring instills in them.
But it is just as legitimate to imagine a perfectly fine future as it is to imagine a depressing one. Either way you are thinking about possibilities not true realities so why not have your brain filled with what you want in the future instead of what you fear?
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