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I came across this poem a while ago when I was struggling through a depression. The words in books and poetry have always comforted me and I really liked this one. It made me think and it did help out when I was feeling down. I just recently stumbled across it again and decided to post it for you guys. It showed me that worry and apprehension is something that robs us of our life. That it wastes our time and energy, and that in the end is not even worth it. I think most of us can relate to worrying about the future and regretting the past.

Two Days We Should Not Worry

Poet: Author Unknown

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 all 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 forever.

The other day we should not worry about is Tomorrow

with all its possible adversities, its burdens,

its large promise and its poor performance;

Tomorrow is also beyond our immediate control.

Tomorrow's sun will 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 to be born.

This leaves only one day, Today.

Any person can fight the battle of just one day.

It is 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 a person mad,

it is the remorse or bitterness of something which happened Yesterday

and the dread of what Tomorrow may bring.

Let us, therefore, live but one day at a time.

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I came across this poem a while ago when I was struggling through a depression. The words in books and poetry have always comforted me and I really liked this one. It made me think and it did help out when I was feeling down. I just recently stumbled across it again and decided to post it for you guys. It showed me that worry and apprehension is something that robs us of our life. That it wastes our time and energy, and that in the end is not even worth it. I think most of us can relate to worrying about the future and regretting the past.

Two Days We Should Not Worry

Poet: Author Unknown

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 all 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 forever.

The other day we should not worry about is Tomorrow

with all its possible adversities, its burdens,

its large promise and its poor performance;

Tomorrow is also beyond our immediate control.

Tomorrow's sun will 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 to be born.

This leaves only one day, Today.

Any person can fight the battle of just one day.

It is 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 a person mad,

it is the remorse or bitterness of something which happened Yesterday

and the dread of what Tomorrow may bring.

Let us, therefore, live but one day at a time.

Awesome to the Max!

I particulary am fond of the last part.

I strive to live to that motto now, Taking each day as it comes and Living in the moment. not wishing my life away anymore.

Great Post, very uplifting Read Alex!

:D

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