|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tik-Tok of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"I will presently decide what is to happen to
Ruggedo," said he in a hard, stern voice. Then,
turning to the throng of Kings and Queens, he
continued: "Tik-Tok has spoken truly, for his
machinery will not allow him to lie, nor will it
allow his thoughts to think falsely. Therefore
these people are not our enemies and must be
treated with consideration and justice. Take them
to your palaces and entertain them as guests until
to-morrow, when I command that they be brought
Tik-Tok of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Rinkitink In Oz by L. Frank Baum:
three rested quietly upon the grass and looked at one
another in silence.
Finally Bilbil said to the King: "I'm surprised at
you. Why were you so foolish as to fall down that well?
Don't you know it's a dangerous thing to do? You might
have broken your neck in the fall, or been drowned in
"Bilbil," replied the King solemnly, "you're a goat.
Do you imagine I fell down the well on purpose?"
"I imagine nothing," retorted Bilbil. "I only know
you were there."
Rinkitink In Oz
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard:
"And now, where is Saduko?" I asked suddenly as I lit my pipe.
"Saduko?" he answered, his face changing as he spoke. "Oh! of course he
is here. You know I came away with him from Zululand. Why? Well, to
tell the truth, because after the part we had played--against my will,
Macumazahn--at the battle of Endondakusuka, I thought it safer to be
away from a country where those who have worn their karosses inside out
find many enemies and few friends."
"Quite so," I said. "But about Saduko?"
"Oh, I told you, did I not? He is in the next hut, and dying!"
"Dying! What of, Tshoza?"
"I don't know," he answered mysteriously; "but I think he must be
Child of Storm