|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling:
forget his first march. I think I could tell you every station
between this and -! He leaned forward, but his eye was
caught by the setting sun.
It had come down to the top of Cherry Clack Hill, and
the light poured in between the tree trunks so that you
could see red and gold and black deep into the heart of
Far Wood; and Parnesius in his armour shone as though
he had been afire.
'Wait!' he said, lifting a hand, and the sunlight jinked
on his glass bracelet. 'Wait! I pray to Mithras!'
He rose and stretched his arms westward, with deep,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from King James Bible:
carcase of them shall be unclean until the even.
LEV 11:25 And whosoever beareth ought of the carcase of them shall wash
his clothes, and be unclean until the even.
LEV 11:26 The carcases of every beast which divideth the hoof, and is
not clovenfooted, nor cheweth the cud, are unclean unto you: every one
that toucheth them shall be unclean.
LEV 11:27 And whatsoever goeth upon his paws, among all manner of
beasts that go on all four, those are unclean unto you: whoso toucheth
their carcase shall be unclean until the even.
LEV 11:28 And he that beareth the carcase of them shall wash his
clothes, and be unclean until the even: they are unclean unto you.
King James Bible
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Lesson of the Master by Henry James:
"Lots of people, you know, think I've kept mine," St. George
"You've a genius for mystification!" Paul declared; but grasping
his hand gratefully in attenuation of this judgement.
"Poor dear boy, I do worry you! But try, try, all the same. I
think your chances are good and you'll win a great prize."
Paul held fast the other's hand a minute; he looked into the
strange deep face. "No, I AM an artist - I can't help it!"
"Ah show it then!" St. George pleadingly broke out. "Let me see
before I die the thing I most want, the thing I yearn for: a life
in which the passion - ours - is really intense. If you can be