|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
silver, and built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he
built, after the name of Shemer, owner of the hill, Samaria.
KI1 16:25 But Omri wrought evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse
than all that were before him.
KI1 16:26 For he walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat,
and in his sin wherewith he made Israel to sin, to provoke the LORD God
of Israel to anger with their vanities.
KI1 16:27 Now the rest of the acts of Omri which he did, and his might
that he shewed, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of
the kings of Israel?
KI1 16:28 So Omri slept with his fathers, and was buried in Samaria:
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Children of the Night by Edwin Arlington Robinson:
And thou, the saddest wind
That ever blew from Crete,
Sing the fell tidings back to that thrice unhappy ship! --
Sing to the western flame,
Sing to the dying foam,
A dirge for the sundered years and a dirge for the years to be!
Better his end had been as the end of a cloudless day,
Bright, by the word of Zeus, with a golden star,
Wrought of a golden fame, and flung to the central sky,
To gleam on a stormless tomb for evermore: --
Whether or not there fell
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Door in the Wall, et. al. by H. G. Wells:
Horrocks," said the ironmaster, even more grimly quiet in his tone
Raut started and turned. "Good-evening, Mrs. Horrocks," he
said, and their hands touched.
Horrocks held the door open with a ceremonial politeness
unusual in him towards men. Raut went out, and then, after a
wordless look at her, her husband followed. She stood motionless
while Raut's light footfall and her husband's heavy tread, like
bass and treble, passed down the passage together. The front door
slammed heavily. She went to the window, moving slowly, and stood
watching--leaning forward. The two men appeared for a moment at