|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Koran:
those who pervert His names; they shall be rewarded for that which
they have done.
And of those whom we have created is a nation who are guided in
truth and thereby act with equity; but they who say our signs are
lies, we will bring them down by degrees from whence they know not.
I will let them range;- verily, my stratagem is efficacious!
Do they not then reflect that their companion is not possessed? he
is but an obvious warner! Do they not behold the kingdoms of the
heavens and of the earth, and what things God has created, and (see
that), it may be, their time is already drawing nigh? in what relation
then will they believe? He whom God leads astray there is no guide for
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young:
Sister Helen Vincula said:
``No, child: go to sleep.''
* * *
The next day was the day for Sister Helen Vincula and Bessie Bell to
leave the high, cool mountain. They were to leave the little cabin
where the lady had told them to live until they had gotten well
So when their leaving day came Sister Helen Vincula put a clean
stiff-starched blue-checked apron on Bessie Bell, and they walked
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll:
He had bought a large map representing the sea,
Without the least vestige of land:
And the crew were much pleased when they found it to be
A map they could all understand.
"What's the good of Mercator's North Poles and Equators,
Tropics, Zones, and Meridian Lines?"
So the Bellman would cry: and the crew would reply
"They are merely conventional signs!
"Other maps are such shapes, with their islands and capes!
But we've got our brave Captain to thank:
(So the crew would protest) "that he's bought us the best--
The Hunting of the Snark