你有兩個選擇   ¤ 豐筌 - 翻譯


   捷律是餐館的經理。他的心情總是很好。當人們問他過得怎麼樣﹐他總是這樣回答﹕ “如果我再更好的話﹐就成了雙胞胎了﹗”
   許多在他餐館做過事的服務員﹐在他換工作的時候﹐都會辭了工作﹐要跟著他走﹐ 從一家餐館到另一家餐館跟著他工作。為什么呢﹖因為捷律是一個天生的鼓舞者。 如果有哪個僱員哪天心情不好﹐捷律總會在他身旁﹐安慰那個僱員如何往好處想﹐ 積極對待情勢。
   看到這樣的處世風格﹐使我非常好奇﹐所以有一天我問捷律﹕
   “我不明白﹐沒有人可以時時刻刻都是積極的﹐你是怎麼做到的﹖”
   捷律回答﹐“每天早上當我醒來的時候﹐我會對我自己說﹐我今天有兩個選擇。我 可以選擇有好的心情﹐或者壞的心情。我總是選擇有好的心情。
   每次有什麼不好的事情發生﹐我可以選擇成為受害者﹐或者選擇學到教訓。我總是 選擇學到教訓。
   每次有人來向我報怨﹐我可以選擇接受報怨或者我可以向他們指出生活積極的一面。 我總是向他們指出生活態度積極的一面。”
   “可是不會總是那麼容易。”我反駮。
   “是的﹐就是那麼容易。”捷律說。
   “生活到處都是選擇。當你排除所有不必要的東西﹐每一個情況就是一個選擇。你 選擇如何應付情況。你選擇人們如何影響你的情緒。你選擇保持好的心情或者壞的情緒。你怎樣過你的生活是你的選擇。”
   幾年以後﹐我聽說捷律意外地做了一件在餐館行業媯晶鴾ㄧ荌答漕ヾC他把餐館的後 門開著。結果那天早上﹐他被三個帶武器的人搶了。他們當然是要錢了。 當捷律試 圖把保險櫃打開的時候﹐他的手因為緊張的緣故﹐滑脫了密碼鎖。盜賊慌張起來﹐開 槍射傷了他。幸運的是﹐捷律很快被救護人員發現送到醫院去急救。
   十八個小時的手 術和幾個星期的密切護理之後﹐捷律出院了,身體媮棱a著子彈的碎片……
   發生這件意外大約六個月以後﹐我遇到捷律。當我問他過得怎麼樣﹐他回答說﹕ “我如果再更好的話﹐就成了雙胞胎了﹗要不要看看我的傷疤﹖”
   我婉拒了﹐沒有看他的創傷﹐但是我問他﹐當搶案發生的時候﹐他的腦子埵b想著 什麼呢。
   “第一件經過腦海的事是﹐我應該把後門鎖上的。”他回答。
   “然後﹐當他們開槍打傷了我﹐我躺在地板上想起我有兩個選擇﹕我可以選擇要活 還是要死。我選擇要活。”
   “你不害怕嗎﹖”我問。捷律繼續說﹐
   “護理人員太棒了。他們一直告訴我說我會好起來的。但是當他們把我推進急救室 時﹐我看到醫生和護士臉上的表情﹐我真的害怕極了。從他們的眼神堙M我讀得出來﹐ ‘他是個死人了’。我知道我必須採取行動。”
   “那你做什麼了﹖”我問。
   “嗯﹐當時有個護士對我呼叫著﹐”捷律繼續說﹐“問我有沒有對什麼東西過敏。 ‘有啊﹐’我回答。醫生和護士停下工作等我說話。我深呼吸了一下﹐然後喊著說﹐ ‘子彈﹗’在笑聲中﹐我告訴他們﹐‘我選擇要活著。請把我當做活人來做手術﹐ 不是死人。”
   捷律康復了﹐感謝醫生的醫術﹐也是因為他那令人驚嘆的心態。我從他那兒學到了 ‘每天你可以有喜愛和憎恨生命的選擇’。唯一真正是你的﹐沒有人可以控制或從你 那兒搶走的是你的處世心態﹐如果你能調整好你的心態﹐其他人生中的每一件事情 都會變得簡單多了。


You Have Two Choices ¤ Author Unknown


   Jerry is the manager of a restaurant. He is always in a good mood. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would always reply, "If I were any better, I would be twins!"
   Many of the waiters at his restaurant quit their jobs when he changed jobs, so they could follow him around from restaurant to restaurant. Why, because Jerry was a natural motivator. If an employee was having a bad day, Jerry was always there, telling the employee how to look on the positive side of the situation.
   Seeing this style really made me curious, so one day I went up to Jerry and asked him:
   "I don't get it! No one can be a positive person all of the time. How do you do it?"
   Jerry replied, "Each morning I wake up and say to myself, I have two choices today. I can choose to be in a good mood or I can choose to be in a bad mood. I always choose to be in a good mood.
   Each time something bad happens, I can choose to be victim or I can choose to learn from it. I always choose to learn from it.
   Every time someone comes to me complaining, I can choose to accept their complaining or I can point out the positive side of life. I always choose the positive side of life."
   "But it's not always that easy. “ I protested.
   "Yes it is," Jerry said.
   "Life is all about choices. When you cut away all the junk every situation is a choice. You choose how you react to situations. You choose how people will affect your mood. You choose to be in a good mood or bad mood. It's your choice how you live your life."
   Several years later, I heard that Jerry accidentally did something you are never supposed to do in the restaurant business. He left the back door of his restaurant open And then in the morning, he was robbed by three armed men. They want money of course.
   While Jerry was trying to open the safe box, his hand, shaking from nervousness, slipped off the combination. The robbers panicked and shot him.
   Luckily, Jerry was found quickly and rushed to the hospital. After 18 hours of surgery and weeks of intensive care, Jerry was released from the hospital with fragments of the bullets still in his body......
   I saw Jerry about six months after the accident. When I asked him how he was, he replied,
   "If I were any better, I'd be twins. Want to see my scars? “
    I declined to see his wounds, but did ask him what had gone through his mind as the robbery took place.
   "The first thing that went through my mind was that I should have locked the back door." Jerry replied.
   "Then, after they shot me, as I lay on the floor, I remembered that I had two choices: I could choose to live or could choose to die. I chose to live."
   "Weren't you scared“, I asked. Jerry continued,
   "The paramedics were great. They kept telling me I was going to be fine. But when they wheeled me into the Emergency Room and I saw the expression on the faces of the doctors and nurses, I got really scared. In their eyes, I read 'He's a dead man.' I knew I needed to take action."
   "What did you do?" I asked.
   "Well, there was a big nurse shouting questions at me," said Jerry.
   "She asked if I was allergic to anything.
   'Yes,' I replied. The doctors and nurses stopped working as they waited for my reply.
   I took a deep breath and yelled, 'Bullets!'
   Over their laughter, I told them, 'I am choosing to live. Please operate on me as if I am alive, not dead'. "
   Jerry lived thanks to the skill of his doctors, but also because of his amazing attitude. I learned from him that every day you have the choice to either enjoy your life or to hate it.
   The only thing that is truly yours, that no one can control or take from you, is your attitude, so if you can take care of that, everything else in life becomes much easier.


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