|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Lemorne Versus Huell by Elizabeth Drew Stoddard:
also, but I had hardly entered the house when I heard her bell ring
as she only could ring it--with an impatient jerk.
"She wants hot milk," said James, "and the man has just come."
I laid my bonnet down, and went to the kitchen. Saluting the
cook, who was an old acquaintance, and who told me that the "divil"
had been in the range that morning, I took a pan, into which I
poured some milk, and held it over the gaslight till it was hot;
then I carried it up to Aunt Eliza.
"Here is your milk, Aunt Eliza. You have sent for me to help you,
and I begin with the earliest opportunity."
"I looked for you an hour ago. Ring the bell."
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from A Collection of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter:
the house, and tried in every way
to move the bolt of the kitchen
window. They tried to push up a
rusty nail between the window
sashes; but it was of no use,
especially without a light.
They sat side by side outside the
window, whispering and listening.
In half an hour the moon rose
over the wood. It shone full and
clear and cold, upon the house
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson:
youth? Must I fall, at my time of life, into the Common
Banker? But why should I address that head of wood? Let
this suffice. I dare not let you stay among women and
children; I lack the courage to denounce you, if by any means
I may avoid it; you have no money: well then, take mine, and
go; and if ever I behold your face after to-day, that day
will be your last.'
'Under the circumstances,' replied Zero, 'I scarce see my way
to refuse your offer. Your expressions may pain, they cannot
surprise me; I am aware our point of view requires a little
training, a little moral hygiene, if I may so express it; and