I'm finding this phrase rolling around in my head this morning. It is a phrase I've called upon in the past... a useful perspective to store away and meditate upon, helping me stay 'present' during some of the more challenging times.
It can be applied to so many different things: relationships, work, health, money, education, family, tragedy, and even death.
Something as simple as 'it is what it is until it is something else' can help you understand and feel comfortable with the complexities of life — leaving the past and the future in their respective places just outside of reach, because they are not for us to control, dwell on, or obsess about.
There is a certain power one gains in realizing that nothing is static. We and our lives are meant to constantly change. I find a contentedness and comfort within this wisdom, and welcome that change with open arms.