Dear brave soul; Living here and now, alive to the presence of Christ, means that you bring greater awareness to your experience of real life, you immerse yourself more fully in the present moment.
But that doesn’t mean you ignore the future or forget the past. That would be irresponsible, and very, very few people can legitimately live that way.
You have to plan for breakfast or dinner. You have to plan a way to gets the kids to and from school. You have to plan for retirement.
Practicing awareness doesn’t mean ignoring such things. Instead, it means learning to control how and when you engage these necessary tasks.
Practicing awareness means that when you engage them, you do so intentionally and with a high degree of presence to each task.
May you walk in the Way today.