|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
of your cabin.
That you never came to make friends with us has been a
great regret to us. We should have liked so much to have
seen and thanked our host.
There is another I should like to thank also, but he did not
come back, though I cannot believe that he is dead.
I do not know his name. He is the great white giant who
wore the diamond locket upon his breast.
If you know him and can speak his language carry my
thanks to him, and tell him that I waited seven days for him
Tarzan of the Apes
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Emma by Jane Austen:
by an excellent woman as governess, who had fallen little short
of a mother in affection.
Sixteen years had Miss Taylor been in Mr. Woodhouse's family,
less as a governess than a friend, very fond of both daughters,
but particularly of Emma. Between them it was more the intimacy
of sisters. Even before Miss Taylor had ceased to hold the nominal
office of governess, the mildness of her temper had hardly allowed
her to impose any restraint; and the shadow of authority being
now long passed away, they had been living together as friend and
friend very mutually attached, and Emma doing just what she liked;
highly esteeming Miss Taylor's judgment, but directed chiefly by
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Second Inaugural Address by Abraham Lincoln:
Neither party expected for the war the magnitude or the duration
which it has already attained. Neither anticipated that the cause
of the conflict might cease with, or even before, the conflict itself
should cease. Each looked for an easier triumph, and a result less
fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray
to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.
It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's
assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces;
but let us judge not, that we be not judged. The prayers of both
could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.
The Almighty has his own purposes. "Woe unto the world because
Second Inaugural Address