|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:
So! this was an odd old fellow, indeed. Let me see, two-thirds
of these five hundred and thirty odd pounds are mine by right.
Fore Heaven! I find one's ancestors are more valuable relations
than I took them for!--Ladies and gentlemen, your most obedient
and very grateful servant.
[Bows ceremoniously to the pictures.]
Ha! old Rowley! egad, you are just come in time to take leave
of your old acquaintance.
ROWLEY. Yes, I heard they were a-going. But I wonder you can
have such spirits under so many distresses.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald:
their daughter, Rosalind, to Mr. J. Dawson Ryder, of Hartford,
He dropped the paper and lay down on his bed with a frightened,
sinking sensation in the pit of his stomach. She was gone,
definitely, finally gone. Until now he had half unconsciously
cherished the hope deep in his heart that some day she would need
him and send for him, cry that it had been a mistake, that her
heart ached only for the pain she had caused him. Never again
could he find even the sombre luxury of wanting hernot this
Rosalind, harder, oldernor any beaten, broken woman that his
imagination brought to the door of his fortiesAmory had wanted
This Side of Paradise
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Numbers 7: 44 one golden pan of ten shekels, full of incense;
Numbers 7: 45 one young bullock, one ram, one he-lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering;
Numbers 7: 46 one male of the goats for a sin-offering;
Numbers 7: 47 and for the sacrifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five he-lambs of the first year. This was the offering of Eliasaph the son of Deuel.
Numbers 7: 48 On the seventh day Elishama the son of Ammihud, prince of the children of Ephraim:
Numbers 7: 49 his offering was one silver dish, the weight thereof was a hundred and thirty shekels, one silver basin of seventy shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full of fine flour mingled with oil for a meal-offering;
Numbers 7: 50 one golden pan of ten shekels, full of incense;
Numbers 7: 51 one young bullock, one ram, one he-lamb of the first year, for a burnt-offering;
Numbers 7: 52 one male of the goats for a sin-offering;
Numbers 7: 53 and for the sacrifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five he-lambs of the first year. This was the offering of Elishama the son of Ammihud.