|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac:
"Let us think about him, mother, but not speak of him. You are ill--
you, before all."
"All" meant "him."
"My child," said Madame Grandet, "I do not wish to live. God protects
me and enables me to look with joy to the end of my misery."
Every utterance of this woman was unfalteringly pious and Christian.
Sometimes, during the first months of the year, when her husband came
to breakfast with her and tramped up and down the room, she would say
to him a few religious words, always spoken with angelic sweetness,
yet with the firmness of a woman to whom approaching death lends a
courage she had lacked in life.
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson:
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from U. S. Project Trinity Report by Carl Maag and Steve Rohrer:
TRINITY. Chapter 1 provides background information, including a
description of the TRINITY test site. Chapter 2 describes the
activities of MED and LASL participants before, during, and after the
detonation. Chapter 3 discusses the radiological safety criteria and
procedures in effect for Project TRINITY, and chapter 4 presents the
results of the radiation monitoring program, including information on
film badge readings for participants in the project.
The information in this report is supplemented by the Reference
Manual: Background Materials for the CONUS Volumes." The manual
summarizes information on radiation physics, radiation health
concepts, exposure criteria, and measurement techniques. It also