|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Before Adam by Jack London:
voices of a thousand mothers, and in the same way would
she have recognized mine amongst a thousand.
This calling back and forth continued for some time,
but they were too cautious to come out of their caves
and descend to the ground. Finally one did come. He
was destined to play a large part in my life, and for
that matter he already played a large part in the lives
of all the members of the horde. He it was whom I
shall call Red-Eye in the pages of this history--so
called because of his inflamed eyes, the lids being
always red, and, by the peculiar effect they produced,
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Men of Iron by Howard Pyle:
"He said naught," said Myles, brusquely. "He only sought to show
me how to recover from the under cut."
"It is passing strange that he should take so much notice of thee
as to exchange blows with thee with his own hand. Haply thou art
either very quick or parlous slow at arms."
"It is quick that he is," said Gascoyne, speaking up in his
friend's behalf. "For the second time that Falworth delivered the
stroke, Sir James could not reach him to return; so I saw with
mine own eyes."
But that very sterling independence that had brought Myles so
creditably through this adventure was certain to embroil him with
Men of Iron
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf:
her account. The nearness of their bodies in this vast universe,
and the minuteness of their bodies, seemed to him absurd and laughable.
Nothing mattered, he repeated; they had no power, no hope.
He leant on the window-sill, thinking, until he almost forgot the time
and the place. Nevertheless, although he was convinced that it
was absurd and laughable, and that they were small and hopeless,
he never lost the sense that these thoughts somehow formed part
of a life which he and Rachel would live together.
Owing perhaps to the change of doctor, Rachel appeared to be rather
better next day. Terribly pale and worn though Helen looked,
there was a slight lifting of the cloud which had hung all these