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Enjoy your Halloween, and may the candy calories on your lips never find their way to your hips!

Do you have the nasty habit of missing the moment you are in because your time is consumed with worry about what is gong to happen tomorrow? Or do you rent space in your head wishing you had said this or responded like that to something you cannot change? Do you find yourself rehearsing regrets like a script for a play, a bad one? 

One of the steps on Mindful Meditation is to stay in the moment, to live in the Now, not to waste our moments pining away about the past or fretting about the future. That will wreck our perspective.

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One woman said, “First I was dying to finish high school and start college. Then I was dying to finish college, so I could work and make some money. Then I was dying to marry and have children. Then I was dying for my children to go to school, so I could return to work, and then I was dying to retire. And now I am dying. And I realized, I forgot to live!

Yesterday is history.

Tomorrow is a mystery

Today is a gift.

That’s why they call it “the present!”





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