SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT AS THE NEW YEAR BEGINS:
There are two days in every week about which we should not worry, two days which should be kept 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 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 performances. “TOMORROW” is beyond our control.
“TOMORROW’S” sun will still rise, either 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 person can fight the battles of just one day. It is only when you and I add the burdens of those two awful eternities — “YESTERDAY” and “TOMORROW” — that we break down. It is not the experience of “TODAY” that drives people mad— it is remorse of bitterness for something which happened “YESTERDAY” and dread of what will happen “TOMORROW.”
— Author Unknown