|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton:
child who should still have been in black for her
parents. It was one of the misguided Medora's many
peculiarities to flout the unalterable rules that regulated
American mourning, and when she stepped from the
steamer her family were scandalised to see that the
crape veil she wore for her own brother was seven
inches shorter than those of her sisters-in-law, while
little Ellen was in crimson merino and amber beads,
like a gipsy foundling.
But New York had so long resigned itself to Medora
that only a few old ladies shook their heads over Ellen's
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles:
For, as thou seest thyself, our ship of State,
Sore buffeted, can no more lift her head,
Foundered beneath a weltering surge of blood.
A blight is on our harvest in the ear,
A blight upon the grazing flocks and herds,
A blight on wives in travail; and withal
Armed with his blazing torch the God of Plague
Hath swooped upon our city emptying
The house of Cadmus, and the murky realm
Of Pluto is full fed with groans and tears.
Therefore, O King, here at thy hearth we sit,
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Rig Veda:
brought sacrifice to Agni.
7 So among mortals was Immortal Agni stablished as holy wise
He waves the red smoke that he lifts above him, striving to
heavens with radiant lustre.
8 Like gold to look on, far he shone refulgent, beaming imperishable
life for glory,
Agni by vital powers became immortal when his prolific Father
The Rig Veda