We are vulnerable to fear only when we leave the present. If I drift into the past, my regrets surge up, my memories of failing and forsaking. If I shift into the future, I meet with doubt and delusion, fear of what's to come, what I'm not capable of controlling. It's in the present moment that I belong.
Source: God Is at Eye Level: Photography as a Healing Art, Pages: 57
We have a funny concept of time in this culture. We revere it as we revere money, yet we rarely spend any of it on ourselves. We complain that we can't make what time we have go around, yet day after day we spend our allotment doing things we don't really want to be doing.
Source: Marry Your Muse: Making a Lasting Commitment to Your Creativity A Complete Course in Creative Expression, Pages: 5