Happiness and success come from living in the present, not from existing in the past.— Steve Maraboli
Proven Living In The Past quotations
Perfecting the past blurs your focus of the future.
Learn from yesterday, live for today.
When faith is completely replaced by creed, worship by discipline, love by habit; when the crisis of today is ignored because of the splendors of the past; when faith becomes an heirloom rather than a living fountain; when religion speaks only in the name of authority rather than with the voice of compassion, its message becomes meaningless.
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal. Life and love go on, let the music play.
The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
Living in the moment, thinking about the future, and staying connected to the past: That's what makes me feel whole.
Love in the past is only a memory. Love in the future is only a fantasy. True love lives in the here and now.
This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.
How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.
The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside;
she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.
Do not die in the history of your past hurts and past experiences, but live in the now and future of your destiny.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. . . Live each moment completely and the future will take care of itself. Fully enjoy the wonder and beauty of each moment.
No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!
Simplify your life. Don't waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don't burden yourself with possessions. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. Don't destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present. Simplify!
How strange and foolish is man. He looses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth. He ruins is present while worrying about his future - but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him - but dies in a way as if he were never born.
Learn from the past, but don’t live in the past.
NOW is the only reality. All else is either memory or imagination.
Live in the present and shape the future, do not be casting lingering looks to the distant past for the past has passed away, never again to return.
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Humans can't live in the present, like animals do.
Humans are always thinking about the future or the past. So it's a veil of tears, man. I don't know anything that's going to benefit me now, except love. I just need an overwhelming amount of love. And a nap. Mostly a nap.
One has to live in the present. Whatever is past is gone beyond recall; whatever is future remains beyond one's reach, until it becomes present. Remembering the past and giving thought to the future are important, but only to the extent that they help one deal with the present.
Whether we live together in confidence and cohesion;
with more faith and pride in ourselves and less self-doubt and hesitation; strong in the conviction that the destiny of Canada is to unite, not divide; sharing in cooperation, not in separation or in conflict; respecting our past and welcoming our future.
The person who is to succeed will never let his mind dwell on past mistakes.
He will forgive the past in his life and in the lives of other people. If he makes a mistake he will at once forgive it.
Our past is not, as some fear, a series of events carved in stone that we must carry around for the rest of our lives... but a kaleidoscope of experiences that, when viewed through different lenses, can 'color' (change) how we see our present and future.
The present moment is really all that we have.
The only place you can really love another person is in the present. Love in the past is a memory. Love in the future is a fantasy. To be really alive, love - or any other experience - must take place in the present.
In the carriages of the past, you can't go anywhere.
I haven't collected memorabilia. I am not a person who lives in the past.
Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past.
They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.
Ignore reality, there's nothing you can do about it.
If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.
No matter how many mistakes you've made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory.
If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.