Becoming The Change Podcast (Episode 711): A Moment Like This

Welcome to the Becoming The Change Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you consider subscribing to the podcast for future episodes.

A Moment Like This

“Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s quote serves as a reminder for us to always live in the present and live in the moment. The reason being is this is all that we have: the here and now. Singer Kelly Clarkson sang as her first hit on American Idol “A Moment Like This” where as she says people wait a lifetime for a moment like this. Think about it. How many moments have you missed because you weren’t truly there. You may have been on your phone, watching tv or doing work for your job instead of being present with your family. Present with your friends. I know there have been many I have missed. Too many. And what saddens me for a brief moment is that I can never get those moments back. However, I realize that there are still so many more moments I have to experience and can be those opportunities to be present. Moments and being present in those moments is what life is all about.

What does this quote mean to you and how can you apply today’s message towards improving your self awareness?

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Special thanks to Todd Cluff for his music on this podcast.

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