It turns out that the “helping verbs” our English teachers taught us are not so helpful after all. These helpers are forms of “be” that help us describe the time around what we are doing. You remember: would, should, could, etc. There are at least twenty of these “helpers.” I will get pizza tomorrow. I was dreaming about going to Hawaii someday. Will I ever be thin? Can I please get some ice cream? Here’s the conundrum. If I am talking about doing something in the future or something  in the past, am I truly being fully present now? In…