"Stability means not only geographical stability of place, but even more profoundly the inner stability of heart and mind, which brings the strength to resist the allurement of turning from the reality of the present by escaping into dreams, fantasies of past or future.

S. Macrina Wiederkehr says: If I'm slavishly attached to the previous moment, or if I'm already living tomorrow's moments, then I am not free for the moment of the eternal now."