|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Anthem by Ayn Rand:
the hole open upon the sky grew smaller and smaller,
till it came to be the size of a button. But still we
went down. Then our foot touched the ground.
We rubbed our eyes, for we could not see.
Then our eyes became used to the darkness,
but we could not believe what we saw.
No men known to us could have built
this place, nor the men known to our
brothers who lived before us, and yet it
was built by men. It was a great tunnel.
Its walls were hard and smooth to the
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:
without an allowance, and where was the allowance to come from?
He, Pemberton, might live on Morgan; but how could Morgan live on
HIM? What was to become of him anyhow? Somehow the fact that he
was a big boy now, with better prospects of health, made the
question of his future more difficult. So long as he was markedly
frail the great consideration he inspired seemed enough of an
answer to it. But at the bottom of Pemberton's heart was the
recognition of his probably being strong enough to live and not yet
strong enough to struggle or to thrive. Morgan himself at any rate
was in the first flush of the rosiest consciousness of adolescence,
so that the beating of the tempest seemed to him after all but the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Rinkitink In Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"I advise you to go to the Islands of Regos and
Coregos, where you may liberate your parents from
"How could I do that?" exclaimed Prince Inga, amazed
at receiving such advice.
"To-night," spoke the voice of the pearl, "there will
be a storm, and in the morning a boat will strand upon
the shore. Take this boat and row to Regos and
"How can I, a weak boy, pull the boat so far?" he
inquired, doubting the possibility.
Rinkitink In Oz