As a youngster, your mother may have taught you to say a prayer before you went to bed. Mine was a simple one, “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.” The simple prayer has in it a line, “If I should die before I wake.” I think for most of us adults, the line should be changed to “If I should awake before I die.” Many adults are walking around asleep while the world passes them by. Let’s look at some ways we are sleeping.
There are some of you whose entire life is spent living in the past. You regret all the things you have done. The past has you so bound that it seems impossible to get on with the present. If a habit was developed during the past, most likely you are still living in it. Psychologists tell us that chemical dependent persons have a tendency to remain in the chronological age at which time they became dependent on the chemical. This could explain why a 61-year old at the bar tries to act and dress like 16–other than being dyslexic. Continue reading You Can Learn How To Live In The Present