Living in the past present and future

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Some people claim that the living in the present can actually cause more harm than good. They say that in order to lead a productive and profitable life, one must study both the past and the future, the present is only a stepping stone. I think that this is quite the opposite. The past must be learned from, the future must be looked at, but the present is where things happen, where a person can …

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…will always be a future and a goal until the last minute. We have to take what we can now; be with our friends and family and care for them.         The past and the future are guideposts, beacons. They are not more. You can't live in the past, you can't get there. You can't live in the future, you haven't reached it yet. You must live in the present, or you haven't lived at all.