I have a confession to make. I spoke too soon! While I did really well staying in Truth through the party and chaos of remodeling, I blew it yesterday. We have our Utah children to dinner every other Sunday, and yesterday I let the noise and chaos get to me and was a little short tempered. But the Good News! is that today is a new day and I can start all over. That is another important part of Living in Truth.
There is nothing I can do to change yesterday. I can’t take back the annoyance I felt or the impatience I displayed, or the sharp tone in my voice. What happened is done and I can’t erase it. But I can move on and do better today. If I were to fret about what happened, and let it vex me, it would only push me into the Pit of Illusion all over again. But if I forget about it, move forward with a determination not to do it again, and stay in the Realm of Truth, things get better.
The Truth is that there is nothing we can do about the past. We only have control of the present moment. But when I live the best I can in the present moment, my Savior will make even the past right—that’s what repentance and the Atonement are all about. So today I am moving on in Truth.