Today is National Pretend to be a Time Traveller Day. So, the idea behind it is kinda crazy–it actually encourages people to dress up like they are from the future or the past, and then act like they don’t understand things in our world, like mobile phones. That may be a bit much for me–what do you think? I think I’d look at someone like they’d lost their mind if they pulled that on me. But time travel itself is a pretty popular concept in movies and TV shows–bet you can think of a few. The first book about time travel was written way back in 1895, by HG Wells, called The Time Machine.
Lots of people wish they could see their future, but instead, can we just work on being in this moment? Humans are made to think ahead, and it’s a good thing to think about plans, jobs, school. But don’t miss out on enjoying a perfectly good moment now. Be happy with who you are, how old you are, what you’re doing right now. Don’t waste time being bored–sit outside and listen to the wind, or call your grandma and have a nice talk. Build and create something, even if it’s small, even if it’s not perfect. Enjoy life as it is right now. Remember how snails move, right?
Each moment is all we need, not more.
May my words and thoughts please you. Lord, you are my Rock—the one who rescues me.
Psalm 19:14 (ERV)
Dear Lord, Forgive me for rushing through my day and thinking ahead. Help me enjoy each moment of the day. Teach me how to see each day with opportunity and joy. Amen.