|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Jeremiah 31: 11 For the LORD hath ransomed Jacob, and He redeemeth him from the hand of him that is stronger than he.
Jeremiah 31: 12 And they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow unto the goodness of the LORD, to the corn, and to the wine, and to the oil, and to the young of the flock and of the herd; and their soul shall be as a watered garden, and they shall not pine any more at all.
Jeremiah 31: 13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old together; for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
Jeremiah 31: 14 And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and My people shall be satisfied with My goodness, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 31: 15 Thus saith the LORD: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children; she refuseth to be comforted for her children, because they are not.
Jeremiah 31: 16 Thus saith the LORD: Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears; for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall come back from the land of the enemy.
Jeremiah 31: 17 And there is hope for thy future, saith the LORD; and thy children shall return to their own border.
Jeremiah 31: 18 I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself: 'Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a calf untrained; turn thou me, and I shall be turned, for Thou art the LORD my God.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton:
gondola and send me home."
It was never any concern of Streff's if people wanted to do
things he did not understand, and she knew that she could count
on his obedience. They walked on in silence to the next canal,
and he picked up a passing gondola and put her in it.
"Now go and amuse yourself," she called after him, as the boat
shot under the nearest bridge. Anything, anything, to be alone,
away from the folly and futility that would be all she had left
if Nick were to drop out of her life ....
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Father Goriot by Honore de Balzac:
could sup quietly after turning some one off into the dark for
the least thing in the world. But nowadays I propose to put you
in the way of a handsome fortune; you have only to nod your head,
it won't compromise you in any way, and you hesitate. 'Tis an
Eugene accepted the draft, and received the banknotes in exchange
"Well, well. Come, now, let us talk rationally," Vautrin
continued. "I mean to leave this country in a few months' time
for America, and set about planting tobacco. I will send you the
cigars of friendship. If I make money at it, I will help you in