|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from God The Invisible King by H. G. Wells:
of Constantinople. To these conditions we owe the claim that the
Christian God is a magic god, very great medicine in battle, "in hoc
signo vinces," and the argument so natural to the minds of those
days and so absurd to ours, that since he had ALL power, all
knowledge, and existed for ever and ever, it was no use whatever to
set up any other god against him. . . .
By the fifth century Christianity had adopted as its fundamental
belief, without which everyone was to be "damned everlastingly," a
conception of God and of Christ's relation to God, of which even by
the Christian account of his teaching, Jesus was either totally
unaware or so negligent and careless of the future comfort of his
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini:
had urged him into good.
"I do not seek honour in it, mademoiselle, but - I must say it
- justice. The engagement, as I have explained, is not of my
seeking. It has been thrust upon me, and in honour I cannot draw
"Why, what dishonour would there be in sparing him? Surely,
monsieur, none would call your courage in question? None could
misapprehend your motives."
"You are mistaken, mademoiselle. My motives would most certainly
be misapprehended. You forget that this young man has acquired in
the past week a certain reputation that might well make a man
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Master Key by L. Frank Baum:
delight at reaching once more his native land that all discomforts
were speedily forgotten.
Much as he would have enjoyed a day in the great metropolis of the
Pacific slope, Rob dared not delay longer than to take a general view
of the place, to note its handsome edifices and to wonder at the
throng of Chinese inhabiting one section of the town.
These things were much more plainly and quickly viewed by Rob from
above than by threading a way through the streets on foot; for he
looked down upon the city as a bird does, and covered miles with a
Having satisfied his curiosity without attempting to alight, he turned
The Master Key