|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Koran:
But Pharaoh rebelled against the apostle, and we seized him with
an overpowering punishment.
Then how will ye shield yourselves if ye misbelieve from the day
which shall make children grey-headed, whereon the heaven
cleaves-its promise shall be fulfilled!
Verily, this is a memorial, and whoso will, let him take unto his
Lord a way.
Verily, thy Lord knows that thou dost stand up to pray nearly
two-thirds of the night, or the half of it or the third of it, as do
part of those who are with thee; for God measures the night and the
day; He knows that ye cannot calculate it, and He turns relentant
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens:
attempt upon her life. A watch was set upon her night and day; and
from that time she never spoke again--'
Sir John stretched out his hand towards his cup. The locksmith
going on, arrested it half-way.
--'Until she had but a minute to live. Then she broke silence, and
said, in a low firm voice which no one heard but this executioner,
for all other living creatures had retired and left her to her
fate, "If I had a dagger within these fingers and he was within my
reach, I would strike him dead before me, even now!" The man asked
"Who?" She said, "The father of her boy."'
Sir John drew back his outstretched hand, and seeing that the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Crowd by Gustave le Bon:
The close watching of the course of opinion has become to-day the
principal preoccupation of the press and of governments. The
effect produced by an event, a legislative proposal, a speech, is
without intermission what they require to know, and the task is
not easy, for nothing is more mobile and changeable than the
thought of crowds, and nothing more frequent than to see them
execrate to-day what they applauded yesterday.
This total absence of any sort of direction of opinion, and at
the same time the destruction of general beliefs, have had for
final result an extreme divergency of convictions of every order,