Others have recognized the importance of the present as well.
“The future is always beginning now.” —Mark Strand
“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon, instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” —Dale Carnegie
“We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.” —Fulton Oursler
“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” —Babatunde Olatunji
“If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” —Author Unknown
Question: Who do I know that needs encouragement? What can I do to show I care? Do I care enough about other people’s opinions to listen with my heart?
Scripture says today or “now” is the best time to seek God. “. . . now is the day of salvation” (2 Corinthians 6:2).
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