|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling:
Then the novice turned to the oak tree and said, "Ho,
Smith of the Gods! I am ashamed of this rude farmer; but
for all you have done in kindness and charity to him and
to others of our people, I thank you and wish you well."
Then he picked up his fishing-rod - it looked more like a
tall spear than ever - and tramped off down your valley.'
'And what did poor Weland do?' said Una.
'He laughed and he cried with joy, because he had
been released at last, and could go away. But he was an
honest Old Thing. He had worked for his living and he
paid his debts before he left. "I shall give that novice a
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:
and not until dawn did they finally quiet down. Then they vanished,
hurrying southward where they were fully a month overdue. What
this meant, no one could quite be certain till later. None of
the countryfolk seemed to have died - but poor Lavinia Whateley,
the twisted albino, was never seen again.
In the summer of 1927
Wilbur repaired two sheds in the farmyard and began moving his
books and effects out to them. Soon afterwards Earl Sawyer told
the loungers at Osborn's that more carpentry was going on in the
Whateley farmhouse. Wilbur was closing all the doors and windows
on the ground floor, and seemed to be taking out partitions as
The Dunwich Horror
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Symposium by Xenophon:
but who displays to all his strength, his hardihood, his courage, and
sobriety of soul. To be enamoured of such qualities as these is a
proof itself of a true lover's nature.
 Lit. "many a foreign visitor likewise."
 See the Attic type of character, as drawn by Pericles, Thuc. ii.
Whether indeed Aphrodite be one or twain in personality, the
heavenly and the earthly, I cannot tell, for Zeus, who is one and
indivisible, bears many titles. But this thing I know, that these
twain have separate altars, shrines, and sacrifices, as befits
their nature--she that is earthly, of a lighter and a laxer sort; she