|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.
NUM 15:33 And they that found him gathering sticks brought him unto
Moses and Aaron, and unto all the congregation.
NUM 15:34 And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what
should be done to him.
NUM 15:35 And the LORD said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to
death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the
NUM 15:36 And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and
stoned him with stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Moses.
NUM 15:37 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe:
have not only forgotten to acquaint thee with anything before, but
have lived without God in the world myself.
WIFE. - What, have you a great God in your country, you no know
Him? No say O to Him? No do good ting for Him? That no possible.
W.A. - It is true; though, for all that, we live as if there was no
God in heaven, or that He had no power on earth.
Wife. - But why God let you do so? Why He no makee you good live?
W.A. - It is all our own fault.
WIFE. - But you say me He is great, much great, have much great
power; can makee kill when He will: why He no makee kill when you
no serve Him? no say O to Him? no be good mans?
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Hellenica by Xenophon:
to take this girl to wife. Not only is she very beautiful--and what
more should a husband ask for?--but her father is of noble family, and
has a force at his back large enough to retaliate on Pharnabazus for
an injury. He has made the satrap, as you see, a fugitive and a
vagabond in his own vast territory. I need not tell you," he added,
"that a man who can so chastise an enemy is well able to benefit a
friend; and of this be assured: by such an alliance you will gain not
the connection of Spithridates alone, but of myself and the
Lacedaemonians, and, as we are the leaders of Hellas, of the rest of
Hellas also. And what a wedding yours will be! Were ever nuptials
celebrated on so grand a scale before? Was ever bride led home by such