|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
Sullenbode gripped his arm hard. "What pleasure are you speaking
"A presentiment of love, which I felt not long ago."
"But what do you feel now?"
"Calm and free."
Sullenbode's face seemed like a pallid mask, hiding a slow, swelling
sea of elemental passions. "I do not know how it will end, Maskull,
but we will still keep together a little. Where are you going?"
"To Adage," said Corpang, stepping forward.
"We are following the steps of Lodd, who went there years ago, to
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Golden Sayings of Epictetus by Epictetus:
what is sold for it, whether he will or no. So is it also with
the Soul. Once the Good appears, it attracts towards itself; evil
repels. But a clear and certain impression of the Good the Soul
will never reject, any more than men do Caesar's coin. On this
hangs every impulse alike of Man and God.
Asked what Common Sense was, Epictetus replied:--
As that may be called a Common Ear which distinguishes only
sounds, while that which distinguishes musical notes is not
common but produced by training; so there are certain things
which men not entirely perverted see by the natural principles
The Golden Sayings of Epictetus
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay:
of their extreme minuteness. The other part of the stream had not
escaped. Its fire had been abstracted, its cement was withdrawn,
and, after being fouled and softened by the horrible sweetness of the
host, it broke into individuals, which were the whirls of living
Nightspore shuddered. He comprehended at last how the whole world of
will was doomed to eternal anguish in order that one Being might feel
Presently he set foot on the final flight leading to the roof; for he
remembered vaguely that now only that remained.
Halfway up, he fainted - but when he recovered consciousness he