Later creates room for compromises.
Later lives for tomorrow.
Later keeps lists.
Later allows us to avoid.
Later tells us why we’re preparing.
Later delays forgiveness.
Later is born from hope.
Later connects without really connecting.
Later captures what we imagine.
We often try to create what happens later by our actions today.
Later provides direction.
Later reduces today’s expectations.
Later can hijack the present.
Later is the carrier of our dreams.
Later gains power when it remains vague.
Later simplifies execution.
Later is where many careers will find their stride.
Later is where the craziest ideas go to die.
Later tells us it’s okay to delay.
Later is where big ideas find their future.
Later makes it okay to add complexity.
Later drags us reluctantly forward.
Later makes today easier.
Later makes today harder.
Later isn’t guaranteed. It can easily turn into never if we allow it.
Later only matters in the present. By the time we get to later, there’s a new later that will once again seem more important than our new present.
There’s more to say on this subject. I’ll probably get to it later…