Look Both Ways

Over the years, I often drove by Alice Smith, the grade school that my daughter, Erin, had attended in Hopkins, Minnesota. While waiting at a stop sign in front of the school, I’d imagine my sixth-grade girl in her safety patrol uniform dutifully extending her flag to halt traffic. I’d remember sitting in my parked car half a block away, proudly watching her in action.

Little did she know back then that her twenty-years-in-the-future dad was also present. For, if spiritual sages and quantum physicists are correct that time is an illusion and everything that has ever happened, is happening and will ever happen is happening right now, then the 2010 version of me was indeed present and watching the 1990 version of me watching the 1990 version of Erin. Just for fun, I’d glance around to see if I could sense a 2020 version of me visiting that same intersection and reminiscing about a simpler time.

In fact, I often find myself passing by familiar places, whether it’s a home I once lived in, a restaurant where I spent an enjoyable evening with a friend or a store I frequented as a child. I stop and imagine my current self watching my past self through the mists of time, aware now that I was unaware then that my future self was present and observing the ghosts of his past, just as I am aware that, no matter how vibrantly alive I feel in this moment, my current self is rapidly on the way to becoming just another ghost of my future self’s past.

Logic tells us that all we have is the present moment. It follows then that life does not exist outside of the present moment. And since it is always the present moment, life is always fresh and new and brimming over with opportunities for adventure.

That’s a thought that could stop traffic, and I know just the girl for the job!





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