At Ease


Don’t brood on the past
Don’t repent, resent or pine
No now without then


About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on June 9, 2016, in Senryu and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. Exactly. No ‘now’ without ‘then.’ This is hard for some people, but living in the past robs one of the vitality of the present moment.

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  2. Absolutely, It’s one of my life mottos – Learn from the past but live in the present.

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  3. I am the product of my past.

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  4. Succinct and powerful truth. Thanks for the reminder, Ben.

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  5. In now then is, of course.

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  6. once gone, gone.
    it shapes us,
    it has done its job..
    but present is where we are ..
    no point flowing backwards
    in pining thoughts!

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