|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Just Folks by Edgar A. Guest:
Be what you were when youth was fine
And send to her a valentine;
Forget the burdens and the woe
That have been given you to know
And to the wife, so fond and true,
The pledges of the past renew
'Twill cure her life of every ill
To find that you're her sweetheart still.
Who is it lives to the full every minute,
Gets all the joy and the fun that is in it?
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from King James Bible:
likewise all the men that were with him:
SA2 1:12 And they mourned, and wept, and fasted until even, for Saul,
and for Jonathan his son, and for the people of the LORD, and for the
house of Israel; because they were fallen by the sword.
SA2 1:13 And David said unto the young man that told him, Whence art
thou? And he answered, I am the son of a stranger, an Amalekite.
SA2 1:14 And David said unto him, How wast thou not afraid to stretch
forth thine hand to destroy the LORD's anointed?
SA2 1:15 And David called one of the young men, and said, Go near, and
fall upon him. And he smote him that he died.
SA2 1:16 And David said unto him, Thy blood be upon thy head; for thy
King James Bible
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Euthydemus by Plato:
He admitted that.
And are those who acquire those who have or have not a thing?
Those who have not.
And have you not admitted that those who do not know are of the number of
those who have not?
He nodded assent.
Then those who learn are of the class of those who acquire, and not of
those who have?
Then, Cleinias, he said, those who do not know learn, and not those who