Salutation to the Dawn
Look to this day
For it is life
The very life of life.
In it's brief course lie
All the realities and verities of exisitence:
The bliss of growth,
The splendor of action,
The glory of power.
For yesterday is but a dream
And tomorrow is only a vision,
But today, well lived,
Makes every yesterday a dream of happiness
And every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well therefore to this day.
- Kalidasa, fourth century Italian playwright
Growing Old is Not for Sissies II.