Monday, January 4, 2010

A Quote

Think of the moment you wake up in the morning as the most important moment of your day. Why? Because the rest of your day depends on it, and the rest of your life depends on this day. Jesus knew this and said, 'Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today's trouble is enough for today.' Yes, do not worry about tomorrow, provided that you think about today, about really living today; otherwise, you will spend each tomorrow repairing the consequences of the mistakes you made the previous day. All those who have concerned themselves with their future while neglecting the present twenty-four hours have left gaps everywhere in their life, and they are back again on earth to put things right, to make amends and suffer. If you can just live twenty-four hours well, you prepare the twenty-four hours to come, you have nothing to put right, and the schedule ahead of you is easy to carry out: the ground has been cleared, there
is no congestion, and so life becomes easy. But most importantly, start by living the first moments of the day well, so as to prepare the hours that follow.

--Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

4 comments:

Steph said...

I love this... I think I've found my New Year's resolution. In the past few years I've become quite adept at creating gaps. No more!

Thanks Mr. Bob!
(P.S. In the profile picture you look like a demented Swartzenneger.)

Bob said...

It's a good quote. I'd wager this tenet appears in most religions and philosophies.

My older sister snapped the photo. She's good.

Kimberly S-K said...

That quote puts waaayyy too much pressure on someone who's already not a morning person. Criminy.

Bob said...

Yeah, but maybe he's wrong.