"Keep your guilt current," he said.
"What the hell do you mean by that?" I said.
"What happened in the past is over, done. There's not a damn thing you can do about it. But today, yes."
"But, shit. I feel a bunch of guilt. I mean, especially with Jess. I was so young with her. I did some pretty stupid stuff and..."
"Are you feeling guilty right now?" he said.
"Well, then, do yourself a favor. Keep it current," he said, resting his case.