In Others’ Words: Hope and Having
I almost didn’t post this quote today. I couldn’t decide if I liked or not. If I agreed with it or not.
And then, while I was talking with my husband about what Epicurus meant, I distilled the quote down to one word: Now.
Good ol’ Epicurus was reminding people to live in the now — not wasting today by focusing on tomorrow. And while I’m at it, don’t waste today by focusing on what somebody else is enjoying today — and then fuss that I don’t have the same thing.
My struggle with the quote — the reason I debated on posting it? We always need to be hoping for something … dreaming for something … reaching for the stars … extending our grasp … going for more …
Ah, tricky, isn’t it?
In Your Words: What’s now look like for you? What hopes have come true? And what are you hoping for?
And if I haven’t said it recently, thank you for joining the conversation. That’s why I started the blog … to get a conversation started — and then to get out of the way.0 I like this!