The cliché, ‘Today is the first day of the rest of your life,’ is a misnomer. In reality we can only live one moment at a time, as this moment is the only moment that truly exists. And this moment quickly morphs into the next and so on.
Right now you are in a brand new moment – Oops – that moment has already passed. That moment and the next have come and gone and can not be replaced. Yet, we seldom think of the moment we are in. We are either ruminating about the past or worrying about the future.
What are you doing in this moment right now? What can you accomplish in this moment? Because, I key in approximately 70 words per minute, you can count backwards to know what I was doing in the past sixty seconds.
When you look back on the previous moments, “What on your ‘To Do’ or ‘To Be’ list did you accomplish? Did you accomplish more or less than you planned? Neither is wrong – remember everything – just, ‘Is.’
Focusing on what you accomplished is important because it gives you the opportunity to know if your focus is sharpened to the degree you need it to be to accomplish what you want to accomplish. Sharpening your focus is analogues to tightening a camera lens. You turn the camera lens to sharpen the focus. Sharpen your focus to tighten [improve] your results.
What do you want to sharpen your focus on from this moment forward? What do you want to sharpen your focus on for the remainder of the day/week/month and year? Then, give thanks for those miraculous moments that you have to carry out your desires.