|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.
CO2 3:10 For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this
respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.
CO2 3:11 For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that
which remaineth is glorious.
CO2 3:12 Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of
CO2 3:13 And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the
children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is
CO2 3:14 But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Turn of the Screw by Henry James:
It was so respectfully easy.
But, oh, how I felt that at present I must pick my own phrases!
I remember that, to gain time, I tried to laugh, and I seemed to see in
the beautiful face with which he watched me how ugly and queer I looked.
"And always with the same lady?" I returned.
He neither blanched nor winked. The whole thing was virtually out
between us. "Ah, of course, she's a jolly, `perfect' lady; but, after all,
I'm a fellow, don't you see? that's--well, getting on."
I lingered there with him an instant ever so kindly.
"Yes, you're getting on." Oh, but I felt helpless!
I have kept to this day the heartbreaking little idea
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence:
while he was nice, but if he were offended, so distant, treating them
as if they scarcely existed, or not more than the bobbins of thread.
And then, if they were impudent, he said quietly: "Do you mind
going on with your work," and stood and watched.
When he celebrated his twenty-third birthday, the house was
in trouble. Arthur was just going to be married. His mother was
not well. His father, getting an old man, and lame from his accidents,
was given a paltry, poor job. Miriam was an eternal reproach.
He felt he owed himself to her, yet could not give himself. The house,
moreover, needed his support. He was pulled in all directions.
He was not glad it was his birthday. It made him bitter.
Sons and Lovers