|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Pocket Diary Found in the Snow by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
"I am safe from him to-day, but I am really ill of fright. Am I
really insane? There is one thing that I have forgotten to write
down. When I first came to myself I found a bit of paper beside me
on which was written, 'Beware of calling in help from outside. One
scream will mean death to you.' It was written in French like the
letter. Why? Was it because the old woman could not read it? She
knew of the piece of paper, for she took it away from me. It
frightens me that I should have forgotten to write this down. Am
I really ill? If I am not yet ill, this terrible solitude will make
"What a gloomy room this is, this prison of mine. And such a strange
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Verses 1889-1896 by Rudyard Kipling:
"For I send east and I send west,
And I send far as my will may flee,
By dawn and dusk and the drinking rain,
And syne my Sendings return to me.
"They come wi' news of the groanin' earth,
They come wi' news o' the roarin' sea,
Wi' word of Spirit and Ghost and Flesh,
And man, that's mazed among the three."
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield:
years ago now."
"She's as lovely as ever, more so if anything."
Beryl smiled, bit her lip, and gazed over the garden. As she gazed, she
saw somebody, a man, leave the road, step along the paddock beside their
palings as if he was coming straight towards her. Her heart beat. Who was
it? Who could it be? It couldn't be a burglar, certainly not a burglar,
for he was smoking and he strolled lightly. Beryl's heart leapt; it seemed
to turn right over, and then to stop. She recognized him.
"Good evening, Miss Beryl," said the voice softly.
"Won't you come for a little walk?" it drawled.