We may never have this exact moment again. Yes, we will probably be able to do this again in the extent of our lives. But this exact moment is fleeting, as all moments are. Let’s spend this one together. If we live in the past or future, we could miss out on the freedom and peace in the now.
There are two ways to kill a weed. You can pull it out by its roots. This is equivalent to understanding the origin of the pattern and correcting the cause to present the effect. Or, You can deprive the weed of nutrients until it eventually dies. This is comparable to knowing the effect of a pattern without understanding the cause. Eventually the new reaction will become your pattern because you didn’t reinforce the old pattern by reacting to the stimulus as you did previously in the past.