|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
obstinate hen, don't blame me for it. It isn't safe to annoy the
"Tell her we are waiting, if you please," Dorothy requested, with
dignity. "Billina is my friend, and must go wherever I go."
Without more words the maid led them to a richly furnished
drawing-room, lighted with subdued rainbow tints that came in through
beautiful stained-glass windows.
"Remain here," she said. "What names shall I give the Princess?"
"I am Dorothy Gale, of Kansas," replied the child; "and this gentleman
is a machine named Tiktok, and the yellow hen is my friend Billina."
The little servant bowed and withdrew, going through several passages
Ozma of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Poems by T. S. Eliot:
Beyond the circuit of the shuddering Bear
In fractured atoms. Gull against the wind, in the windy straits
Of Belle Isle, or running on the Horn,
White feathers in the snow, the Gulf claims,
And an old man driven by the Trades
To a sleepy corner.
Tenants of the house,
Thoughts of a dry brain in a dry season.
Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar
Tra-la-la-la-la-la-laire--nil nisi divinum stabile
est; caetera fumus--the gondola stopped, the old
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King James Bible:
is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is
altogether vanity. Selah.
PSA 39:6 Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are
disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall
PSA 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
PSA 39:8 Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the
reproach of the foolish.
PSA 39:9 I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.
PSA 39:10 Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of
King James Bible