Where are you Living?

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

— Lao Tzu —

 Yesterday morning I was having trouble with my focus.

The reason?

I wasn’t living in my present.

I was living in the world’s present.

I went outside, took a deep breath, listened to the birds chirp, and filled my bird feeders.

Soon after an Oriole and his mate arrived for breakfast.

Then I ordered a new mealworm feeder.

In a fifteen-minute span I was back in the present, enjoying God’s beauty, at peace, and $30 poorer.  🙂

Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. ~Emerson

Job 12:7-10, “But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens and they will tell you, or the bushes of the earth and they will teach you, and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this? In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.” 



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