|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
shrowk in its ascent was caught by the uplifted debris. Beast and
riders experienced in that moment all the horrors of an earthquake -
they were rolled violently over, and thrown among the rocks and dirt.
All was thunder, instability, motion, confusion.
Before they had time to realise their position, they were in the
sunlight. The upheaval still continued. In another minute or two
the valley floor had formed a new mountain, a hundred feet or more
higher than the old. Then its movement ceased suddenly. Every noise
stopped, as if by magic; not a rock moved. Oceaxe and Maskull picked
themselves up and examined themselves for cuts and bruises. The
shrowk lay on its side, panting violently, and sweating with fright.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber:
"It's just a religious custom."
"Didn't know yo' had no relijin, Miss Fan. Leastways, Ah
nevah could figgah----"
"I haven't," said Fanny, shortly. "Dinner ready soon,
Princess? I'm starved."
She had entered a Jewish house of worship only once in this
year. It was the stately, white-columned edifice on Grand
Boulevard that housed the congregation presided over by the
famous Kirsch. She had heard of him, naturally. She was
there out of curiosity, like any other newcomer to Chicago.
The beauty of the auditorium enchanted her--a magnificently
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Lover's Complaint by William Shakespeare:
By blunting us to make our wills more keen.
'Nor gives it satisfaction to our blood,
That we must curb it upon others' proof,
To be forbod the sweets that seems so good,
For fear of harms that preach in our behoof.
O appetite, from judgement stand aloof!
The one a palate hath that needs will taste,
Though reason weep, and cry It is thy last.
'For further I could say, This man's untrue,
And knew the patterns of his foul beguiling;
Heard where his plants in others' orchards grew,