June 08, 2013

Eternal Mirrors and Now

One of the most beautiful physical aspects of an LDS temple is the use of mirrors. During marriages couples are often encouraged to look into one mirror while another is on the wall behind them. The reflections continue on with no end which is a perfect example of eternity.

Recently, I was gazing into mirrors that sit opposite each other. I became very aware of now. The original image is in perfect proportion. Each reflection gets smaller and somewhat disproportionate. Eventually you can't even see what the original really looks like.

It became clear to me, just like the mirrors, that the only really clear moment we have is now. The past gets smaller and harder to remember. The future is rarely ever seen and even when it is foreseen it can change. Now is perfect. It is always where we are. Wherever you are now is the perfect place for you. There are no accidents. It's time to love and embrace each moment, your now.

4 comments:

  1. Great insight Michele.I agree with you about the past and how it become harder to remember detials. I do believe in future visioning. I've got to believe that we can create an amazing future by writing the details of what we envision. I do also thing that living in the moment is key to happiness... Great share ;)

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    1. Yeah. There are times when reviewing the past is important. It is definitely vital to plan the future, there are moments in which this is the ideal thing to do. Yet now is where the good stuff is. :) It is where we are.

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  2. Hi Michele,

    That is such a beautiful and elegant observation--I love it! I will have to give that some more thought :) Also, I love the design of your web site.

    ~Christina

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    1. Thank you to both the posts compliment and my sites.

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