|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:
in his desk and took out a bundle of official blank-forms.
"It is wonderful! Wonderful! Muller, this case will go on record
as one of your finest achievements - and we thought it was so simple
"Oh, indeed, sir, chance favoured me at every turn," replied Muller
"There is no such thing as chance," said the commissioner. "We
might as well be honest with ourselves. Any one might have seen,
doubtless did see, all the things you saw, but no one else had the
insight to recognise their value, nor the skill to follow them up
to such a conclusion. But it's a sad case, a sad case. I never
wrote a warrant with a heavier heart. Thorne is a true-hearted
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:
little while, and a heat-shake o' wind will come up with it that'll
overlay your eyes like so much wool.'
'We don't want to sleep,' said Una indignantly; but she settled
herself as she spoke, in the first strip of early afternoon shade.
'O' course not. You come to talk with me same as your father
used. He didn't need no dog to guide him to Norton Pit.'
'Well, he belonged here,' said Dan, and laid himself down at
length on the turf.
'He did. And what beats me is why he went off to live among
them messy trees in the Weald, when he might ha' stayed here and
looked all about him. There's no profit to trees. They draw the
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Poor and Proud by Oliver Optic:
As a child she had done the duties of the full-grown woman, and
she had done them well. She had been faithful to herself.
Providence kindly ordains that the child shall serve a long
apprenticeship before it is called upon to think and act for
itself. Katy had anticipated the period of maturity, and with the
untried soul of a child, had been compelled to grapple with its
duties and its temptations. As her opportunities to be good and
do good were increased, so was her liability to do wrong. She had
her faults, great, grave faults, but she was truly endeavoring to
Tommy had returned from his voyage to Liverpool, and joyous was