The past is not the guide to the future. The past is simply a memory in our head that the mind retrieves to try to plot out the future.
The past and the future only exist in our minds.
Now is the guide to everything, as we can only do in the present moment. So what we do now is determined by now, unless you allow the mind to dictate.
Allow action to flow from our very essence and being, free from mental distraction and noise. Our creativity is only limited by our mind and the past.