|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
JER 13:14 And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers
and the sons together, saith the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, nor
have mercy, but destroy them.
JER 13:15 Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath
JER 13:16 Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness,
and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look
for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross
JER 13:17 But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret
places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Fisherman's Luck by Henry van Dyke:
side, and a sapphire set in the handle for good luck; a book of
flies, of all sizes and colours, with the correct names inscribed in
gilt letters on each page. He surrounded his favourite sport with
an aureole of elegance and beauty. And then he took Cornelia in
September to the Upper Dam at Rangeley.
She went reluctant. She arrived disgusted. She stayed incredulous.
She returned-- Wait a bit, and you shall hear how she returned.
The Upper Dam at Rangeley is the place, of all others in the world,
where the lunacy of angling may be seen in its incurable stage.
There is a cosy little inn, called a camp, at the foot of a big
lake. In front of the inn is a huge dam of gray stone, over which
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Sophist by Plato:
philosopher's vocabulary the word 'inconceivable.' But he is too well
satisfied with his own system ever to consider the effect of what is
unknown on the element which is known. To the Hegelian all things are
plain and clear, while he who is outside the charmed circle is in the mire
of ignorance and 'logical impurity': he who is within is omniscient, or at
least has all the elements of knowledge under his hand.
Hegelianism may be said to be a transcendental defence of the world as it
is. There is no room for aspiration and no need of any: 'What is actual
is rational, what is rational is actual.' But a good man will not readily
acquiesce in this aphorism. He knows of course that all things proceed
according to law whether for good or evil. But when he sees the misery and