|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Psalms 119: 12 Blessed art Thou, O LORD; teach me Thy statutes.
Psalms 119: 13 With my lips have I told all the ordinances of Thy mouth.
Psalms 119: 14 I have rejoiced in the way of Thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
Psalms 119: 15 I will meditate in Thy precepts, and have respect unto Thy ways.
Psalms 119: 16 I will delight myself in Thy statutes; I will not forget Thy word.
Psalms 119: 17 GIMEL. Deal bountifully with Thy servant that I may live, and I will observe Thy word.
Psalms 119: 18 Open Thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of Thy law.
Psalms 119: 19 I am a sojourner in the earth; hide not Thy commandments from me.
Psalms 119: 20 My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto Thine ordinances at all times.
Psalms 119: 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, that do err from Thy commandments.
Psalms 119: 22 Take away from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept Thy testimonies.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton:
through torn rags of cloud; the ailanthus sparkled; the earth in
the flower-borders looked rich and warm. It was Thursday, and on
Monday the building of the extension was to begin.
On Sunday afternoon a card was brought to Mrs. Black, as she was
engaged in gathering up the fragments of the boarders' dinner in
the basement. The card, black-edged, bore Mrs. Manstey's name.
"One of Mrs. Sampson's boarders; wants to move, I suppose. Well,
I can give her a room next year in the extension. Dinah," said
Mrs. Black, "tell the lady I'll be upstairs in a minute."
Mrs. Black found Mrs. Manstey standing in the long parlor
garnished with statuettes and antimacassars; in that house she
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie:
the girl to her knees.
"Drink it at once!" Imperiously she pressed the glass to the
Tuppence gave one last despairing moan.
"You swear it won't hurt me?" she temporized.
"Of course it won't hurt you. Don't be a fool."
"Will you swear it?"
"Yes, yes," said the other impatiently. "I swear it."
Tuppence raised a trembling left hand to the glass.
"Very well." Her mouth opened meekly.
Mrs. Vandemeyer gave a sigh of relief, off her guard for the