The Beauty of the Present Tense

Living in the “now,” in the present moment, has become an increasingly popular topic as we traverse through the get-it-done-yesterday mentality of our modern-day world. With futures growing increasingly uncertain and past memories told to us via innumerable and weightless arrays of digital images, it seems accessing the present is more relevant than ever. The meditative practice of mindfulness, of being present, has progressed to the forefront of our universal awareness. Meditation teaches us to observe thoughts as separate from ourselves, to watch them…