Perhaps because the Buddha seed is, in essence, the same as the Buddha, and the essence is beyond time, perhaps whatever path you are on, is just fine for you, NOW and NOW.
So it remains for each of us to work out our path with diligence!
Not to mention working off all that gelatto!
You are evidently right bob ... except sometime I see a teasing tendency poping out. I try to catch it, but it's always already gone ... certainly the very hot weather in France now has to do with it, around 40° celsius where I live. Or could it be something else?