All that matters – all that ever matters – is that you do your best in this moment.
Not in the moment that could have been, had things only gone a different way.
Not in the moment you think you’ve earned, by giving to charity every now and then.
Not in the moment you were promised by a demagogue, in exchange for a vote.
This moment, however unpalatable, is the only moment you can ever do anything from. It’s the only moment that exists. Familiarise yourself with it like a spider to her web. Strip away all that is false about it. And then when you do your best, your best will take you further than you could ever have dreamed.
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”Theodore Roosevelt