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The Buddha on Not Chasing the Past or Placing Expectations on the Future

The Blessed One said: One would not chase after the past,
 or place expectations on the future. What is past
 is left behind.
 The future 
is as yet un-reached. Whatever quality is present 
one clearly sees right there,
 right there. Unvanquished, unshaken, 
that’s how one develops the mind. Ardently doing one’s duty today,
 for — who knows? — […]

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