|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
MAR 13:20 And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh
should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath
shortened the days.
MAR 13:21 And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or,
lo, he is there; believe him not:
MAR 13:22 For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall
shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.
MAR 13:23 But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.
MAR 13:24 But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be
darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad:
ence of age and station. It asserted itself in
Captain Ellis' voice.
"Good-bye--and good luck to you," he said so
heartily that I could only give him a grateful
glance. Then I turned and went out, never to see
him again in my life. I had not made three steps
into the outer office when I heard behind my back
a gruff, loud, authoritative voice, the voice of our
It was addressing the head Shipping-Master
who, having let me in, had, apparently, remained
The Shadow Line
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde:
JACK. [In a clear, cold voice.] Miss Cardew is the grand-daughter
of the late Mr. Thomas Cardew of 149 Belgrave Square, S.W.; Gervase
Park, Dorking, Surrey; and the Sporran, Fifeshire, N.B.
LADY BRACKNELL. That sounds not unsatisfactory. Three addresses
always inspire confidence, even in tradesmen. But what proof have
I of their authenticity?
JACK. I have carefully preserved the Court Guides of the period.
They are open to your inspection, Lady Bracknell.
LADY BRACKNELL. [Grimly.] I have known strange errors in that
JACK. Miss Cardew's family solicitors are Messrs. Markby, Markby,