|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from King James Bible:
JOB 34:15 All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again
JOB 34:16 If now thou hast understanding, hear this: hearken to the
voice of my words.
JOB 34:17 Shall even he that hateth right govern? and wilt thou condemn
him that is most just?
JOB 34:18 Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wicked? and to princes,
Ye are ungodly?
JOB 34:19 How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of
princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the
work of his hands.
King James Bible
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Beauty and The Beast by Bayard Taylor:
in his arms. "Kiss me once, darling, and then we will die."
She clung to him and kissed him.
"There is life, not death, in your lips!" he cried. "Oh, God, if
we should live!"
He rose painfully to his feet, stood, tottering? on the raft, and
looked across the waves. Presently he began to tremble, then to
sob like a child, and at last spoke, through his tears:
"A sail! a sail!--and heading towards us!"
MRS. STRONGITHARM'S REPORT.
Mr. Editor,--If you ever read the "Burroak Banner" (which you will
find among your exchanges, as the editor publishes your prospectus
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
In a character where it should exist as the chief attribute, it
would bestow on its possessor an exquisite taste, and an enviable
susceptibility of happiness. Beauty would be his life; his
aspirations would all tend toward it; and, allowing his frame and
physical organs to be in consonance, his own developments
would likewise be beautiful. Such a man should have nothing to
do with sorrow; nothing with strife; nothing with the martyrdom
which, in an infinite variety of shapes, awaits those who have the
heart, and will, and conscience, to fight a battle with the world.
To these heroic tempers, such martyrdom is the richest meed in the
world's gift. To the individual before us, it could only be a grief,
House of Seven Gables