|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Exodus 29: 45 And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will be their God.
Exodus 29: 46 And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them. I am the LORD their God.
Exodus 30: 1 And thou shalt make an altar to burn incense upon; of acacia-wood shalt thou make it.
Exodus 30: 2 A cubit shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be; and two cubits shall be the height thereof; the horns thereof shall be of one piece with it.
Exodus 30: 3 And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about.
Exodus 30: 4 And two golden rings shalt thou make for it under the crown thereof, upon the two ribs thereof, upon the two sides of it shalt thou make them; and they shall be for places for staves wherewith to bear it.
Exodus 30: 5 And thou shalt make the staves of acacia-wood, and overlay them with gold.
Exodus 30: 6 And thou shalt put it before the veil that is by the ark of the testimony, before the ark-cover that is over the testimony, where I will meet with thee.
Exodus 30: 7 And Aaron shall burn thereon incense of sweet spices; every morning, when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn it.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:
little stretching would improve a story; but Atlanta was only nine
years older than she was, and that still left the place amazingly
young by comparison with any other town she had ever heard of.
Savannah and Charleston had the dignity of their years, one being
well along in its second century and the other entering its third,
and in her young eyes they had always seemed like aged
grandmothers fanning themselves placidly in the sun. But Atlanta
was of her own generation, crude with the crudities of youth and
as headstrong and impetuous as herself.
The story Gerald had told her was based on the fact that she and
Atlanta were christened in the same year. In the nine years
Gone With the Wind
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Tao Teh King by Lao-tze:
become filial and kindly. If we could renounce our artful
contrivances and discard our (scheming for) gain, there would be no
thieves nor robbers.
2. Those three methods (of government)
Thought olden ways in elegance did fail
And made these names their want of worth to veil;
But simple views, and courses plain and true
Would selfish ends and many lusts eschew.
20. 1. When we renounce learning we have no troubles.
The (ready) 'yes,' and (flattering) 'yea;'--
Small is the difference they display.