|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Rescue by Joseph Conrad:
after a pause --"We came here because you had forgotten to look
toward us, who had waited, sleeping little at night, and in the
day watching with hot eyes the empty water at the foot of the sky
Immada murmured, without lifting her head:
"You never looked for us. Never, never once."
"There was too much trouble in my eyes," explained Lingard with
that patient gentleness of tone and face which, every time he
spoke to the young girl, seemed to disengage itself from his
whole person, enveloping his fierceness, softening his aspect,
such as the dreamy mist that in the early radiance of the morning
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Captain Stormfield by Mark Twain:
"Are you glad to be here?"
Says I, "Old man, I'll be frank with you. This AIN'T just as near
my idea of bliss as I thought it was going to be, when I used to go
Says he, "What do you say to knocking off and calling it half a
"That's me," says I. "I never wanted to get off watch so bad in my
So we started. Millions were coming to the cloud-bank all the
time, happy and hosannahing; millions were leaving it all the time,
looking mighty quiet, I tell you. We laid for the new-comers, and
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
right we will give her her her hire twice over, and we have prepared
for her a noble provision.
O ye women of the prophet! ye are not like any other women; if ye
fear God then be not too complaisant in speech, or he in whose heart
is sickness will lust after you; but speak a reasonable speech.
And stay still in your houses and show not yourselves with the
ostentation of the ignorance of yore; and be steadfast in prayer,
and give alms, and obey God and his Apostle;-God only wishes to take
away from you the horror as people of His House and to purify you
And remember what is recited in your houses of the signs of God