|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
the lords of the Philistines.
SA1 29:8 And David said unto Achish, But what have I done? and what
hast thou found in thy servant so long as I have been with thee unto
this day, that I may not go fight against the enemies of my lord the
SA1 29:9 And Achish answered and said to David, I know that thou art
good in my sight, as an angel of God: notwithstanding the princes of the
Philistines have said, He shall not go up with us to the battle.
SA1 29:10 Wherefore now rise up early in the morning with thy master's
servants that are come with thee: and as soon as ye be up early in the
morning, and have light, depart.
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Reign of King Edward the Third by William Shakespeare:
A Health of kings' blood, and I'll drink to thee;
If honor may dispense for thee with death,
The never dying honor of this day
Share wholly, Audley, to thy self, and live.
Victorious Prince,--that thou art so, behold
A Caesar's fame in king's captivity--
If I could hold him death but at a bay,
Till I did see my liege thy royal father,
My soul should yield this Castle of my flesh,
This mangled tribute, with all willingness,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy:
Gerasim and the porter let Makar Alexeevich go, and in the now
silent corridor the sound of several hands knocking at the front
door could be heard.
Pierre, having decided that until he had carried out his design he
would disclose neither his identity nor his knowledge of French, stood
at the half-open door of the corridor, intending to conceal himself as
soon as the French entered. But the French entered and still Pierre
did not retire- an irresistible curiosity kept him there.
There were two of them. One was an officer- a tall, soldierly,
War and Peace