|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac:
Napoleon. He went to Havre accompanied by Dumay, whose life he had
saved at Waterloo by taking him on the crupper of his saddle in the
hurly-burly of the retreat. Dumay shared the opinions and the
anxieties of his colonel; the poor fellow idolized the two little
girls and followed Charles like a spaniel. The latter, confidence that
the habit of obedience, the discipline of subordination, and the
honesty and affection of the lieutenant would make him a useful as
well as a faithful retainer, proposed to take him with him in a civil
capacity. Dumay was only too happy to be adopted into the family, to
which he resolved to cling like the mistletoe to an oak.
While waiting for an opportunity to embark, at the same time making
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Faith of Men by Jack London:
separation from the Factor, who would know only greater gladness at
having her back. She returned to the feast, and, midnight being
well at hand, the Factor sought her out and led her away to the
Fort amid joking and outcry, in which the squaws were especially
Lit-lit quickly found that married life with the head-man of a fort
was even better than she had dreamed. No longer did she have to
fetch wood and water and wait hand and foot upon cantankerous
menfolk. For the first time in her life she could lie abed till
breakfast was on the table. And what a bed!--clean and soft, and
comfortable as no bed she had ever known. And such food! Flour,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King James Bible:
the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam: and the troop of the
Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim.
SA2 23:14 And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the
Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
SA2 23:15 And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink
of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!
SA2 23:16 And the three mighty men brake through the host of the
Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by
the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: nevertheless he would
not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the LORD.
SA2 23:17 And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do
King James Bible