|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"The Growleywogs will join us."
"No!" cried the astonished King.
"Yes, indeed," said the General. "I have their promise."
"But what reward do they demand?" inquired the King, suspiciously,
for he knew how greedy the Growleywogs were.
"They are to take a few of the Oz people for their slaves," replied
Guph. He did not think it necessary to tell Roquat that the
Growleywogs demanded twenty thousand slaves. It would be time enough
for that when Oz was conquered.
"A very reasonable request, I'm sure," remarked the King. "I must
congratulate you, Guph, upon the wonderful success of your journey."
The Emerald City of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy:
Winterborne, although he had seen it, had not taken it into
account. On examination, he said it was Mrs. Charmond's.
Grace watched the vehicle and its easy roll, and seemed to feel
more nearly akin to it than to the one she was in.
"Pooh! We can polish off the mileage as well as they, come to
that," said Winterborne, reading her mind; and rising to emulation
at what it bespoke, he whipped on the horse. This it was which
had brought the nose of Mr. Melbury's old gray close to the back
of Mrs. Charmond's much-eclipsing vehicle.
"There's Marty South Sitting up with the coachman," said he,
discerning her by her dress.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Koran:
'Verily, I have brought it forth a female'- but God knew best what she
brought forth; and a male is not like a female- 'I have called her
Mary, and I seek a refuge in Thee for her and for her seed from
Satan the pelted.'
And her Lord received her with a good reception, and made her grow
up with a good growth, and Zachariah took care of her. Whenever
Zachariah entered the chamber to her he found beside her a
provision, and said, 'O Mary, how hast thou this?' She said, 'It is
from God, for God provides for whom He pleases without count.'
Therefore prayed Zachariah to his Lord, and said, 'Lord, grant me from
Thee a good seed. Verily, Thou hearest prayer.' And an angel cried out