|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Fisherman's Luck by Henry van Dyke:
land, along the edge of the dark!
When we finished the thirty-fifth mile, and drew up in the courtyard
of the station at Frydenlund, Graygown sprang out, with a little
sigh of regret.
"Is it last night," she cried, "or to-morrow morning? I have n't
the least idea what time it is; it seems as if we had been
travelling in eternity."
"It is just ten o'clock," I answered, "and the landlord says there
will be a hot supper of trout ready for us in five minutes."
It would be vain to attempt to give a daily record of the whole
journey in which we made this fair beginning. It was a most idle
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from King James Bible:
PRO 12:8 A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that
is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
PRO 12:9 He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he
that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
PRO 12:10 A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the
tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
PRO 12:11 He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but
he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.
PRO 12:12 The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the
righteous yieldeth fruit.
PRO 12:13 The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but
King James Bible
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Voyage to Abyssinia by Father Lobo:
many accounts. I had contracted an intimate friendship with the
Count de Vidigueira, viceroy of the Indies, and had been desired by
him, when I took my leave of him, upon going to Melinda, to inform
myself where his relation was buried, and to send him some of his
The viceroy, son-in-law to the Emperor, with whom I was joined in
the commission, gave me many distinguishing proofs of his affection
to me, and of his zeal for the Catholic religion. It was a journey
of fifteen days through part of the country possessed by the Galles,
which made it necessary to take troops with us for our security;
yet, notwithstanding this precaution, the hazard of the expedition