|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Fisherman's Luck by Henry van Dyke:
Snow-fields glare at us with glistening eyes. Black crags seem to
bend above us with an eternal frown. Streamers of foam float from
the forehead of the hills and the lips of the dark ravines. But
there is a little river of cold, pure water flowing from one of the
rivers of ice, and a pleasant shelter of young trees and bushes
growing among the debris of shattered rocks; and there we build our
camp-fire and eat our lunch.
Hunger is a most impudent appetite. It makes a man forget all the
proprieties. What place is there so lofty, so awful, that he will
not dare to sit down in it and partake of food? Even on the side of
Mount Sinai, the elders of Israel spread their out-of-door table,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Rig Veda:
As I, a man, call thee, a God, giver of bliss, to be my Friend,
So make our loudly-chanted praises glorious, in battles make
3 Thou, Pusan, in whose friendship they who sing forth praise
advantage, even in wisdom, through thy grace, in wisdom even
The Rig Veda
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
not get another chance."
"What I said about the windows also applies to Surtur. There's no
need to waste time over visualising him, because you are immediately
going on to the reality."
"Then let us go." He pressed his eyeballs wearily.
"Do we strip?" asked Nightspore.
"Naturally," answered Krag, and he began to tear off his clothes with
slow, uncouth movements.
"Why?" demanded Maskull, following, however, the example of the other
Krag thumped his vast chest, which was covered with thick hairs, like