|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Ezekiel 28: 14 Thou wast the far-covering cherub; and I set thee, so that thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of stones of fire.
Ezekiel 28: 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till unrighteousness was found in thee.
Ezekiel 28: 16 By the multitude of thy traffic they filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned; therefore have I cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God; and I have destroyed thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
Ezekiel 28: 17 Thy heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness; I have cast thee to the ground, I have laid thee before kings, that they may gaze upon thee.
Ezekiel 28: 18 By the multitude of thine iniquities, in the unrighteousness of thy traffic, thou hast profaned thy sanctuaries; therefore have I brought forth a fire from the midst of thee, it hath devoured thee, and I have turned thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
Ezekiel 28: 19 All they that know thee among the peoples shall be appalled at thee; thou art become a terror, and thou shalt never be any more.'
Ezekiel 28: 20 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying:
Ezekiel 28: 21 'Son of man, set thy face toward Zidon, and prophesy against it,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
Phaidor alone retained her presence of mind. Two of the guards
she ordered to bear away Thuvia of Ptarth; the others she commanded
to remain and prevent me from following. Then she turned toward me.
"John Carter," she cried, "for the last time I offer you the
love of Phaidor, daughter of the Holy Hekkador. Accept and your
princess shall be returned to the court of her grandfather, and you
shall live in peace and happiness. Refuse and the fate that my
father has threatened shall fall upon Dejah Thoris.
"You cannot save her now, for by this time they have reached a place
The Warlord of Mars
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott:
thing, get one of those little girls to help you, and I shall be
perfectly satisfied," said Mr. Laurence, settling himself in his
easy chair to rest after the excitement of the morning.
"I'll do my best to gratify you, Sir," was Laurie's unusually
dutiful reply, as he carefully unpinned the posy Jo had put in his
The little house was not far away, and the only bridal journey
Meg had was the quiet walk with John from the old home to the new.
When she came down, looking like a pretty Quakeress in her
dovecolored suit and straw bonnet tied with white, they all gathered
about her to say goodby, as tenderly as if she had been going to