|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Psalms 119: 72 The law of Thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
Psalms 119: 73 JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me; give me understanding, that I may learn Thy commandments.
Psalms 119: 74 They that fear Thee shall see me and be glad, because I have hope in Thy word.
Psalms 119: 75 I know, O LORD, that Thy judgments are righteous, and that in faithfulness Thou hast afflicted me.
Psalms 119: 76 Let, I pray Thee, Thy lovingkindness be ready to comfort me, according to Thy promise unto Thy servant.
Psalms 119: 77 Let Thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live; for Thy law is my delight.
Psalms 119: 78 Let the proud be put to shame, for they have distorted my cause with falsehood; but I will meditate in Thy precepts.
Psalms 119: 79 Let those that fear Thee return unto me, and they that know Thy testimonies.
Psalms 119: 80 Let my heart be undivided in Thy statutes, in order that I may not be put to shame.
Psalms 119: 81 CAPH. My soul pineth for Thy salvation; in Thy word do I hope.
Psalms 119: 82 Mine eyes fail for Thy word, saying: 'When wilt Thou comfort me?'
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen:
the inquest I met him, and asked him about it. 'Do you really
mean to tell me,' I said, 'that you were baffled by the case,
that you actually don't know what the man died of?' 'Pardon me,'
he replied, 'I know perfectly well what caused death. Blank
died of fright, of sheer, awful terror; I never saw features so
hideously contorted in the entire course of my practice, and I
have seen the faces of a whole host of dead.' The doctor was
usually a cool customer enough, and a certain vehemence in his
manner struck me, but I couldn't get anything more out of him.
I suppose the Treasury didn't see their way to prosecuting the
Herberts for frightening a man to death; at any rate, nothing
The Great God Pan
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen:
pointing at three smart-looking females who, arm in arm,
were then moving towards her. "My dear Mrs. Allen,
I long to introduce them; they will be so delighted to see
you: the tallest is Isabella, my eldest; is not she a fine
young woman? The others are very much admired too, but I
believe Isabella is the handsomest."
The Miss Thorpes were introduced; and Miss Morland,
who had been for a short time forgotten, was introduced likewise.
The name seemed to strike them all; and, after speaking
to her with great civility, the eldest young lady observed
aloud to the rest, "How excessively like her brother Miss Morland is!"