I was regretting the past and fearing the future.
Suddenly God was speaking, “My name is ‘I am.’” I waited.
God continued, “When you live in the past, with its mistakes and regrets, it is hard. I am not there. My name is not ‘I was.’ When you live in the future, with its problems and fears, it is hard. I am not there. My name is not ‘I will be.’ When you live in this moment, it is not hard. I am here. My name is I am.”
— Helen Mellicost