I was getting ready to get on with my day. Dogs fed, walked, settled. Myself fed, showered, ready. I have things to do and people to meet and the day is just rushing by. The time, I suddenly thought to myself, is now. Now. That's all there is. And that thought brought me back to where I want to be: present.
Yes, each moment is like the proverbial snowflake: unique unto itself, piling up with all the other unique snowflakes and eventually, no matter how it tries to resist, melting away. That is what each moment does. It melts away into the ground or air or wherever melting moments go and eventually you have a lifetime of moments that have melted into a lifetime of memories.
Wow. All this in a flash in my mind's eye. So I thought I needed to sit down and write this blog. Capture the moment as it were. And so I have done it. Quickly, before it melted, totally away and I resumed the activities of daily living. But this time, trying to stay present, in the moment, in the now. It ain't easy. But its worth a try.
Take a moment, now, and watch this Youtube video of melting snowflakes.