|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Glinda of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
real fairy. But I wouldn't like to be that kind, and
live in a dreadful fog all the time."
They now climbed the bank and found before them a
delightful plain that spread for miles in all
directions. Fragrant wild flowers were scattered
throughout the grass; there were bushes bearing lovely
blossoms and luscious fruits; now and then a group of
stately trees added to the beauty of the landscape. But
there were no dwellings or signs of life.
The farther side of the plain was bordered by a row
of palms, and just in front of the palms rose a queerly
Glinda of Oz
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Vendetta by Honore de Balzac:
make her wait on the staircase after the class dispersed, that she
might prove to her the intimacy of Ginevra and the young man by
entering the studio and surprising them together. But Laure refused to
condescend to an act of espial which no curiosity could justify, and
she consequently became the object of much reprobation.
Before long Mademoiselle Thirion made known that she thought it
improper to attend the classes of a painter whose opinions were
tainted with patriotism and Bonapartism (in those days the terms were
synonymous), and she ceased her attendance at the studio. But,
although she herself forgot Ginevra, the harm she had planted bore
fruit. Little by little, the other young girls revealed to their
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:
the library finishing a little work. I do work sometimes.
Suddenly the telephone went. I picked up the receiver.
"Is that the garage?" said Girl Blue.
"No, dear. It's me. How are you?"
"Why, it's you!"
"I know. I said so just now. You're looking splendid. Oh, I am
glad! I've waited such a long time!"
"You must thank the Exchange, not me."
"Don't rub it in!"
"I don't think you're very kind, Girl Blue."
The Brother of Daphne