|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Richard III by William Shakespeare:
thoughts possess thee!
I to my grave, where peace and rest lie with me!
Eighty odd years of sorrow have I seen,
And each hour's joy wreck'd with a week of teen.
QUEEN ELIZABETH. Stay, yet look back with me unto the
Pity, you ancient stones, those tender babes
Whom envy hath immur'd within your walls,
Rough cradle for such little pretty ones.
Rude ragged nurse, old sullen playfellow
For tender princes, use my babies well.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Rescue by Joseph Conrad:
a certain night "when there was such a thunderstorm as has been
never heard of before or since" a ship, resembling the ships of
white men, appeared off the coast, "as though she had sailed down
from the clouds. She moved," he will affirm, "with her sails
bellying against the wind; in size she was like an island; the
lightning played between her masts which were as high as the
summits of mountains; a star burned low through the clouds above
her. We knew it for a star at once because no flame of man's
kindling could have endured the wind and rain of that night. It
was such a night that we on the watch hardly dared look upon the
sea. The heavy rain was beating down our eyelids. And when day
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King James Bible:
ACT 1:2 Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through
the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had
ACT 1:3 To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many
infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the
things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
ACT 1:4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that
they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the
Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.
ACT 1:5 For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized
with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
King James Bible