I just realized this as I wrote it:
All of your “Now” Pasts connect to all of your “Now” Futures through the Present Moment.
At first, I only wrote the title as “All of your Pasts connect to all of your Futures.” As I wondered if this were really true, and what the implications were, I struggled to see a way to convince myself it was true. Then as the blank page stared back at me as I sat in a lawn chair at Seacliff State beach, the answer popped into my mind. Your pasts are defined to be all of the possible pasts that are connected to your present moment. Your futures are defined to be all of the possible futures that are connected to your present moment. So your pasts and futures are connected by definition through your present moment.
As soon as I wrote this page, I realized there’s a problem with it. These are my “Now” Pasts and Futures. Let’s explore this …
2015-0815S 1000 @ Hole in the Wall Cafe, Seacliff