|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
the sons of Levi with thee: and seek ye the priesthood also?
NUM 16:11 For which cause both thou and all thy company are gathered
together against the LORD: and what is Aaron, that ye murmur against
NUM 16:12 And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab:
which said, We will not come up:
NUM 16:13 Is it a small thing that thou hast brought us up out of a
land that floweth with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness,
except thou make thyself altogether a prince over us?
NUM 16:14 Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth
with milk and honey, or given us inheritance of fields and vineyards:
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Second Home by Honore de Balzac:
of the ocean. The three wanderers made their way by the bank of an
artificial stream and came to the Swiss valley, where stands a chalet
that had more than once given shelter to Hortense and Napoleon. When
Caroline had seated herself with pious reverence on the mossy wooden
bench where kings and princesses and the Emperor had rested, Madame
Crochard expressed a wish to have a nearer view of a bridge that hung
across between two rocks at some little distance, and bent her steps
towards that rural curiosity, leaving her daughter in Monsieur Roger's
care, though telling them that she would not go out of sight.
"What, poor child!" cried Roger, "have you never longed for wealth and
the pleasures of luxury? Have you never wished that you might wear the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Duchess of Padua by Oscar Wilde:
O daring eyes! are grown so venturous
That like fixed stars they stand, gazing at you,
And surfeit sense with beauty.
Dear love, I would
You could look upon me ever, for your eyes
Are polished mirrors, and when I peer
Into those mirrors I can see myself,
And so I know my image lives in you.
[taking her in his arms]