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Stay in the Present


Tuesday, November 05, 2013



First of all, I am loving the new Start page here on SP. I know it's been around for a few weeks, but I just got around to actually setting mine up a couple of days ago.

When I was setting up the page, I found the picture above and it really spoke to me as a reminder that I can't do anything about yesterday and it does no good to worry about tomorrow. I can control what is going on right now at this moment. When I begin thinking about the mistakes I have made along the way I begin to worry about repeating the past and not making it through to my end goal.

I have read so many message board posts and blogs about this exact thought process. Most of us have all been going around and around this mountain and we might make it for a little while but then we give up. But there is no giving up on life and I get to choose how I will live today. I get to choose for myself how today will go. I can't control all of the unexpected situations that are thrown at me throughout the day, but I can control how I react to them.

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PATTIEMCD 11/7/2013 11:18AM

    The past is past, learn from it ( good or bad ) to make the present easier.

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FUNLOVEN 11/5/2013 4:55PM

    I agree!

I know this is a hard line to tow and we all have frequent struggles and we are supportive of each other here on SP. BUT I also think it would be easier to stay in the present if we focused more on the positive, such as you have done here, instead of moaning about our mistakes.

Thanks for "Living In The Present"!

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RILEYBOT 11/5/2013 4:03PM

    emoticon You have some of the same thought processes as I do. Your Blot is inspiring. Thanks for sharing. Stay in the Present!
Deb

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BLUESAFFIRE60 11/5/2013 10:47AM

    emoticon emoticon This is also my motivation stay in the PRESENT..............

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MICHELELYNN777 11/5/2013 9:24AM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing!

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KESTRYLL 11/5/2013 9:14AM

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