英语美文赏析：Just for today 只为今天
生之一大真谛。 （资料来自ESL港湾 http://www.ESLbay.com ）
Just for today I will try to live through this day only and not tackle my whole life problem at once. I
can do something for twelve hours that would appall me if I had to keep it up for a lifetime.
Just for today I will be happy. This assumes to be true what Abraham Lincoln said, that "Most folks are
as happy as they make up their minds to be."
Just for today I will adjust myself to what is, and not try to adjust everything to my own desires. I
will take my "luck" as it comes.
Just for today I will try to strengthen my mind. I will study. I will learn something useful. I will not
be a mental loafer. I will read something that requires effort, thought and concentration.
Just for today I will exercise my soul in three ways. I will do somebody a good turn and not get found
out: If anybody knows of it, it will not count. I will do at least two things I don't want to do-just for
exercise. I will not show anyone that my feelings are hurt: they may be hurt, but today I will not show
Just for today I will be agreeable. I will look as well as I can, dress becomingly, talk low, act
courteously, criticize not one bit, and try not to improve or regulate anybody but myself.
Just for today I will have a program, I may not follow it exactly, but I will have it. I will save myself
from two pests: hurry and indecision.
Just for today I will have a quiet half hour all by myself and relax. During this half hour, sometime, I
will try to get a better perspective of my life.
Just for today I will be unafraid. Especially I will not be afraid to enjoy what is beautiful, and to
believe that as I give to the world, so the world will give to me.