Live For Today.
There are two days in every week about which we should not worry. Two days which should be kept free from fear and apprehension.
One of these days is yesterday, with its mistakes and cares, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control. All the money in the world cannot bring back yesterday. We cannot undo a single act we performed. We cannot erase a single word we said. Yesterday is gone!!
The other day we should not worry about is tomorrow, with its possible adversities, its burdens, its large promise and poor performance. Tomorrow is beyond our immediate control. Tomorrow’s sun will rise, whether in splendor or behind a mask of clouds. But it will rise. Until it does we have no stake in tomorrow, for it is yet unborn.
This leaves only one day: today.
Any man can fight the battles of just one day. It is when you and I add the burdens of two awful eternities – yesterday and tomorrow, that we break down.
It is not necessarily the experience of today that disturbs one’s peace of mind. It is oftentime the bitterness for something which happened yesterday and the dread of what tomorrow may bring.
Let us therefore live one day at a time.
— Author Unknown — Submitted by by J.Crowley — Michigan
this has been what i’ve been trying to tell many people. live in the present; not in the past nor the future. live each day as it is. worry not about the past nor what’s going to come, but worry about the day that’s ongoing. why bother to burden yourself with the past or the future? too much time on hand or what –” by living each day the way it is, it really feels different. try it. you’ll see the difference =)