There's a song that goes: "These are the good old days." This is a good time of year to think of fulfillment: the fall harvest is here, and so is the inner harvest of the heart. Sometimes what is standing in the way of our moving forward in our life is the idea that something more is yet to be given. The thought that we already have all that we need can be a powerful motivating force lifting us beyond where we've been up to now. When the Buddha was dying, he told his disciples, "I have given you everything; I have held back nothing." In other words, we've already been given what we need to realize our good and to come into our own in this life. Jesus also affirmed accepting our fulfillment in the now when he said, "Look up, for the fields are already ripe unto harvest." Now is the time of our completion, fulfillment and realization.