|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Poems by Bronte Sisters:
sorrowing piety in a deceased relative: I own, to me they seem
sad, as if her whole innocent life had been passed under the
martyrdom of an unconfessed physical pain: their effect, indeed,
would be too distressing, were it not combated by the certain
knowledge that in her last moments this tyranny of a too tender
conscience was overcome; this pomp of terrors broke up, and
passing away, left her dying hour unclouded. Her belief in God
did not then bring to her dread, as of a stern Judge,--but hope,
as in a Creator and Saviour: and no faltering hope was it, but a
sure and stedfast conviction, on which, in the rude passage from
Time to Eternity, she threw the weight of her human weakness, and
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare:
Being no more then his. None here speake for 'em,
For, ere the Sun set, both shall sleepe for ever.
Alas the pitty! now or never, Sister,
Speake, not to be denide; That face of yours
Will beare the curses else of after ages
For these lost Cosens.
In my face, deare Sister,
I finde no anger to 'em, nor no ruyn;
The misadventure of their owne eyes kill 'em;
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Foolish Virgin by Thomas Dixon:
after hour she lay among the pillows of her couch in
the dim light of the street lamps and lazily watched
the passing Saturday evening crowds.
The world was beautiful.
She undressed at last and went to bed, only to toss
wide-eyed for hours.
A hundred times she reenacted the scene in the
Library and recalled her first impression of Jim's
personality. What could such an utterly unforeseen and
extraordinary meeting mean except that it was her Fate?
Certainly he could not have planned it. Certainly she