|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin:
pieces with the hail; the corn was all killed by a black blight.
Only in the Treasure Valley, as usual, all was safe. As it had
rain when there was rain nowhere else, so it had sun when there
was sun nowhere else. Everybody came to buy corn at the farm and
went away pouring maledictions on the Black Brothers. They asked
what they liked and got it, except from the poor people, who could
only beg, and several of whom were starved at their very door
without the slightest regard or notice.
It was drawing towards winter, and very cold weather, when
one day the two elder brothers had gone out, with their usual
warning to little Gluck, who was left to mind the roast, that he
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare:
Within thine own bud buriest thy content,
And tender churl mak'st waste in niggarding:
Pity the world, or else this glutton be,
To eat the world's due, by the grave and thee.
When forty winters shall besiege thy brow,
And dig deep trenches in thy beauty's field,
Thy youth's proud livery so gazed on now,
Will be a tatter'd weed of small worth held:
Then being asked, where all thy beauty lies,
Where all the treasure of thy lusty days;
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:
They seemed, after a fashion, to dovetail horribly with something
I had dreamed or read, but which I could no longer remember. There
was a terrible familiarity about them - which somehow made me
look furtively and apprehensively over the abominable, sterile
terrain toward the north and northeast.
Around the first week
in July I developed an unaccountable set of mixed emotions about
that general northeasterly region. There was horror, and there
was curiosity - but more than that, there was a persistent and
perplexing illusion of memory.
I tried all sorts of psychological
Shadow out of Time