|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Summer by Edith Wharton:
what I heard Mr. Royall say one day. He said he
brought me down because my father went to prison."
"And you've never been up there since?"
Mr. Miles was silent again, then he said: "I'm glad
you're coming with me now. Perhaps we may find your
mother alive, and she may know that you have come."
They had reached Hamblin, where the snow-flurry had
left white patches in the rough grass on the roadside,
and in the angles of the roofs facing north. It was a
poor bleak village under the granite flank of the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
five, and mounting, rode rapidly toward Torn.
"And if one fact be not enough," he muttered, "that
mark upon the dead will quite effectually stop further
intercourse between the houses of Torn and Leicester."
Henry de Montfort, son of Simon, rode fast and furious
at the head of a dozen of his father's knights on the
road to Stutevill.
Bertrade de Montfort was so long overdue that the
Earl and Princess Eleanor, his wife, filled with grave
apprehensions, had posted their oldest son off to the
castle of John de Stutevill to fetch her home.
The Outlaw of Torn
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum:
with toys enough to make them happy for years to come! They joined
hands and danced around the tree, shouting and laughing, until they
were obliged to pause for breath. And their parents, also, came out
to look and wonder, and thereafter had more respect and consideration
for their children, since Santa Claus had honored them with such
The idea of the Christmas tree pleased Claus, and so the following
year he carried many of them in his sledge and set them up in the
homes of poor people who seldom saw trees, and placed candles and toys
on the branches. Of course he could not carry enough trees in one
load of all who wanted them, but in some homes the fathers were able to
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus