|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:
Scarlett than his remark about the scarcity of food. It had been
her intention to send Pork out with the horse and wagon, the gold
pieces and the United States money to scour the countryside for
provisions and material for clothes. But if what Frank said was
But Macon hadn't fallen. There must be food in Macon. Just as
soon as the commissary department was safely on its way, she'd
start Pork for Macon and take the chance of having the precious
horse picked up by the army. She'd have to risk it.
"Well, let's don't talk about unpleasant things tonight, Mr.
Kennedy," she said. "You go and sit in Mother's little office and
Gone With the Wind
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry:
and receive gifts, such as they are wisest. Everywhere they
are wisest. They are the magi.
End of this Project Gutenberg Etext of THE GIFT OF THE MAGI.
The Gift of the Magi
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Essays & Lectures by Oscar Wilde:
thou didst snare in an ambush, and the friend who walked with thee
thou didst sell for a price, and to those who brought thee Love
thou didst ever give Lust in thy turn.'
And the Man made answer and said, 'Even so did I.'
And God closed the Book of the Life of the Man, and said, 'Surely I
will send thee into Hell. Even into Hell will I send thee.'
And the Man cried out, 'Thou canst not.'
And God said to the Man, 'Wherefore can I not send thee to Hell,
and for what reason?'
'Because in Hell have I always lived,' answered the Man.
And there was silence in the House of Judgment.