So as I sit down to write this post it occurs to me that if I don’t totally focus on the here and now, I will never have anything useful to say. This is what is so astonishing about being in the moment, there never is any problem with speaking the truth. Whenever I allow myself to be fully present and in the moment, the words flow out of the silence in a way I could never have imagined. It is astonishing to me. I usually have nothing to say or nothing to comment on but put me in the present moment with a keyboard in front of me and off I go!!! And that really is it. There is nothing to say about the present moment other than there is nothing else at all going on in the universe besides this moment. You can try to explain in complicated language and sentences but it really comes back again and again to the simplicity that is unfolding now. It is hard to fathom that there is something so simple and so real going on all the time in our lives and we are so caught up in our heads, thoughts, and stories that we end up missing most of what is really happening in our lives. There is no great end to the story that we are working towards. This is it right now. There is no great future we are striving towards. This is it right now. There is nothing else to do, and no where else to go to get to some great place. It is here right now where you are in this very moment. The whole answer to the universe is in the experience of now. There is nothing else. Period. All you have to do is experience it. Feel it, watch it, let happen, and suddenly you enter a more magical world that you thought possible. Take a moment and it is yours.