|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne:
"You are a very discourteous Giant," answered the stranger
quietly, "and I shall probably have to teach you a little
civility, before we part. As for my name, it is Hercules. I
have come hither because this is my most convenient road to the
garden of the Hesperides, whither I am going to get three of
the golden apples for King Eurystheus."
"Caitiff, you shall go no farther!" bellowed Antaeus, putting
on a grimmer look than before; for he had heard of the mighty
Hercules, and hated him because he was said to be so strong."
Neither shall you go back whence you came!"
"How will you prevent me," asked Hercules, "from going whither
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
from her heart, for she had annulled them by a heavy stroke of the
pen. A stroke that seemed like a knife thrust, so full of rage
and hate it was.
"So he was called to a rendezvous in Hietzing, too," murmured
Muller, then he added after a few moments: "But this rendezvous had
nothing whatever to do with love."
There was nothing else in Winkler's room which could be of any value
to Muller in the problem that was now before him. And yet he was
very well satisfied with the result of his errand.
He entered his cab again, ordering the driver to take him to
Hietzing. Just before he had reached the corner where he had told
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy:
of her, and joined the other players.
After this there grew up between Nekhludoff and Katusha those
peculiar relations which often exist between a pure young man and
girl who are attracted to each other.
When Katusha came into the room, or even when he saw her white
apron from afar, everything brightened up in Nekhludoff's eyes,
as when the sun appears everything becomes more interesting, more
joyful, more important. The whole of life seemed full of
gladness. And she felt the same. But it was not only Katusha's
presence that had this effect on Nekhludoff. The mere thought
that Katusha existed (and for her that Nekhludoff existed) had