If she focused on the past, he would be encouraged to hide things in the future.
I moved to the want ads, speculating on what I'd be doing with my time in the future but nothing caught my eye.
But Monday, the dance master played a different tune—a beautiful Viennese waltz of warm air and sunshine that teased of spring, still months in the future.
Maybe Yancey would be more careful in the future about using the threat of bears as a method of keeping Lisa away from that building.
Do nothing for the time being but perhaps consider instituting a little misdirection in the future.