Everything begins now, and now isn't a "time to come." Now is the intersection of the Divine with passing time. The heart of that cross is Presence. It is where what is true intersects what can know truth.
Classroom Talk: 7/8/2020 - Part 1: Whether the winds of fortune blow hot, cold, left, right - in the face, or from behind - don't lean toward one, or away from the other. Instead, remain awake and stand upright; only a quietly balanced mind can walk - unharmed and unhurried - over the uneven surfaces of this world while doing no harm to others...
Classroom Talk: 2/24/2019 - Part 1: The struggle to somehow change ourselves into something "better" than what some unwanted moment reveals to us about ourselves is like trying to "improve" the color scheme of a breathtaking sunset by throwing a bucket of our favorite paint into the air... and then hoping that some of it sticks!