Live in the Present

jeffrey-r-holland-large“The past is to be learned from but not lived in. We look back to claim the embers from glowing experiences but not the ashes. And when we have learned what we need to learn and have brought with us the best that we have experienced, then we look ahead and remember that faith is always pointed toward the future.”
– Jeffrey R. Holland



220px-Bill_Cosby_(2010)“The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now.”
– Bill Cosby*




MONSON_medium“Sometimes we let our thoughts of tomorrow take up too much of today. Daydreaming of the past and longing for the future may provide comfort but it will not take the place of living in the present. This is the day of our opportunity, and we must grasp it.”
– Thomas S. Monson



MONSON_medium“The past is behind. Learn from it. The future is ahead. Prepare for it. The present is here. Live it.”
– Thomas S. Monson





“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
– Chinese Proverb