Choices, Part 18
Help us today to choose what is over what if.
Help us not to dwell unhelpfully on the past, on “What if I had done this rather than that?” or “What if I had made this choice rather than that one?” Teach us to learn from the past but not to try to live in it.
Help us not to dwell unhelpfully on the future, on “What if this happens?” or “What if that happens?” Teach us to look forward to the future that you have for us but not to try to live in it.
Help us instead to live fully, freely, and creatively in the present, for this moment in which we are living and breathing is what is; it is the only time in which we have any life and thus have any options. Teach us to live well and to choose well right now.
Help us to choose what is over what if.