|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Beauty and The Beast by Bayard Taylor:
cried Eli, once more, eager to escape from the scene. His daughter
stood still, and the man slowly passed on.
Asenath could not thus leave her lost lover, in his despairing
grief. She again turned to him, her own tears flowing fast and
"I do not judge thee, Richard, but the words that passed between us
give me a right to speak to thee. It was hard to lose sight of
thee then, but it is still harder for me to see thee now. If the
sorrow and pity I feel could save thee, I would be willing never to
know any other feelings. I would still do anything for thee except
that which thee cannot ask, as thee now is, and I could not give.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Koran:
thou mayest see the ships cleaving through it,- and that ye may search
after His grace,- and haply ye may give thanks.
And He has cast firm mountains on the earth lest it move with you;
and rivers and roads; haply ye may be guided.
And landmarks; and by the stars too are they guided.
Is He who creates like him who creates not?- are they then
But if ye would number the favours of God, ye cannot count them.
Verily, God is forgiving, merciful.
God knows what ye keep secret, and what ye disclose.
And those on whom ye call beside God cannot create anything, for
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Thuvia, Maid of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
The distance from the bottom of the funnel to the floor of
the chamber beneath it could not have been great, for all
three of the victims of Tario's wrath alighted unscathed.
Carthoris, still clasping Thuvia tightly to his breast,
came to the ground catlike, upon his feet, breaking the
shock for the girl. Scarce had his feet touched the rough
stone flagging of this new chamber than his sword flashed
out ready for instant use. But though the room was lighted,
there was no sign of enemy about.
Carthoris looked toward Jav. The man was pasty white with fear.
"What is to be our fate?" asked the Heliumite. "Tell
Thuvia, Maid of Mars