|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Witch, et. al by Anton Chekhov:
"Lady, wait and hear what I will say to you."
They had walked out of the village, and Elena Ivanovna stopped
beside a cart in the shade of an old mountain ash.
"Don't be offended, lady," said Rodion. "What does it mean? Have
patience. Have patience for a couple of years. You will live
here, you will have patience, and it will all come round. Our
folks are good and peaceable; there's no harm in them; it's God's
truth I'm telling you. Don't mind Kozov and the Lytchkovs, and
don't mind Volodka. He's a fool; he listens to the first that
speaks. The others are quiet folks; they are silent. Some would
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Hidden Masterpiece by Honore de Balzac:
"What troubles thee, my darling?" asked the painter, becoming once
more a lover.
"Kill me!" she answered. "I should be infamous if I still loved thee,
for I despise thee. I admire thee; but thou hast filled me with
horror. I love, and yet already I hate thee."
While Poussin listened to Gillette, Frenhofer drew a green curtain
before his Catherine, with the grave composure of a jeweller locking
his drawers when he thinks that thieves are near him. He cast at the
two painters a look which was profoundly dissimulating, full of
contempt and suspicion; then, with convulsive haste, he silently
pushed them through the door of his atelier. When they reached the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
obey me; and fear Him who hath given you an extent of cattle and sons,
and gardens and springs. Verily, I fear for you the torment of a
They said, 'It is the same to us if thou admonish or art not of
those who do admonish; this is nothing but old folks' fictions, for we
shall not be tormented!'
And they called him liar! but we destroyed them. Verily, in that
is a sign, but most of them will never be believers. And, verily,
thy Lord is mighty, merciful.
Thamud called the apostles liars; when their brother Zali'h said
to them, 'Do ye not fear? verily, I am to you a faithful apostle; so