Present in Every Moment

From the profile "The Mister Rogers No One Saw" by Jeanne Marie Laskas in the New York Times magazine of 24 Nov 2019:

"It's so hard, isn't it?" he said. "I think there are many people who bring a whole lot of baggage from their past and a whole lot of anxiety about the future to the present moment. What's so great is that people can be in relationship with each other for the now."

"Yeah," I said.

"If we can somehow rid ourselves of illusions," he said. "The illusion that we are greater or lesser than we are. The illusion that we're going to save the world. There are a lot of illusions that people walk around with. I would love to be able to be present in every moment I have."

(cf Present-Moment Reality (2008-11-05), Kundun (2010-03-31), Mindfulness for Beginners (2013-07-18), Aspiration, not Expectation (2014-12-12), ...) - ^z - 2019-11-25