|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Rig Veda:
obtain your favour,
For verily sages, skilled in sacrificing, worship the Maruts
lauds invite them.
5 This day approach us: may our thoughts be holy, far from
us let us
cast away misfortune.
Let us keep those who hate us at a distance, and haste to meet
The Rig Veda
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:
countless private detective agencies was called in, and in addition to this
thousands were upon our payroll. Our agents swarmed everywhere, in all guises,
penetrating all classes of society. They grasped at a myriad clues; hundreds
of suspects were jailed, and at various times thousands of suspicious persons
were under surveillance, but nothing tangible came to light. With its
communications the M. of M. continually changed its method of delivery. And
every messenger they sent us was arrested forthwith. But these inevitably
proved to be innocent individuals, while their descriptions of the persons who
had employed them for the errand never tallied. On the last day of December we
received this notification:
OFFICE OF THE M. OF M., December 31, 1899.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum:
children. And the Daemons, who guarded him by turns, one after
another, did not neglect to taunt him with contemptuous words in his
When Christmas Day dawned the Daemon of Malice was guarding the
prisoner, and his tongue was sharper than that of any of the others.
"The children are waking up, Santa!" he cried. "They are waking up to
find their stockings empty! Ho, ho! How they will quarrel, and wail,
and stamp their feet in anger! Our caves will be full today, old
Santa! Our caves are sure to be full!"
But to this, as to other like taunts, Santa Claus answered nothing.
He was much grieved by his capture, it is true; but his courage did
A Kidnapped Santa Claus