Everything else can be debated and qualified, but not this: Here I am.
How long is now? Does now have a beginning? A middle? An end? Are now’s strung together like pearls on a strand. The mind looks for answers in the hands of a clock.
We enter the natural world not for what is there—mountains, forests, streams, animals and all the rest—but for what isn’t there. Thinking. We can enter the natural world from here. Now.
Inner peace is easy. Forget everything. And from here on, don’t look back.
Any moment that we are not using to think about something is a gilded moment.