|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Heroes by Charles Kingsley:
But at last Kerkuon grew angry, and caught Theseus round the
neck, and shook him as a mastiff shakes a rat; but he could
not shake him off his feet.
But Theseus was quick and wary, and clasped Kerkuon round the
waist, and slipped his loin quickly underneath him, while he
caught him by the wrist; and then he hove a mighty heave, a
heave which would have stirred an oak, and lifted Kerkuon,
and pitched him right over his shoulder on the ground.
Then he leapt on him, and called, 'Yield, or I kill thee!'
but Kerkuon said no word; for his heart was burst within him
with the fall, and the meat, and the wine.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson:
the beautiful young lady in the riding-coat.
"Is this all the welcome I am to get?" said I, holding out my hand.
"And have you no more memory of old friends?"
"Keep me! wha's this of it?" she cried, and then, "God's truth, it's
the tautit laddie!"
"The very same," says
"Mony's the time I've thocht upon you and your freen, and blythe am I
to see in your braws," she cried. "Though I kent ye were come to your
ain folk by the grand present that ye sent me and that I thank ye for
with a' my heart."
"There," said Miss Grant to me, "run out by with ye, like a guid bairn.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Genesis 27: 41 And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him. And Esau said in his heart: 'Let the days of mourning for my father be at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.'
Genesis 27: 42 And the words of Esau her elder son were told to Rebekah; and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him: 'Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
Genesis 27: 43 Now therefore, my son, hearken to my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;
Genesis 27: 44 and tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away;
Genesis 27: 45 until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him; then I will send, and fetch thee from thence; why should I be bereaved of you both in one day?'
Genesis 27: 46 And Rebekah said to Isaac: 'I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth. If Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these, of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?'
Genesis 28: 1 And Isaac called Jacob, and blessed him, and charged him, and said unto him: 'Thou shalt not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.