|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Travels and Researches in South Africa by Dr. David Livingstone:
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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa.
Also called, Travels and Researches in South Africa;
or, Journeys and Researches in South Africa.
By David Livingstone [British (Scot) Missionary and Explorer--1813-1873.]
David Livingstone was born in Scotland, received his medical degree
from the University of Glasgow, and was sent to South Africa
by the London Missionary Society. Circumstances led him to try to meet
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Tales of the Klondyke by Jack London:
sound of sifting sugar. Sigmund broke off from his song to hurl
oaths and firewood at the animals. Then the light was parted by a
fur-clad figure, and an Indian girl slipped out of the webs, threw
back the hood of her squirrel-skin parka, and stood in their
midst. Sigmund and the men on the bearskin greeted her as
"Sipsu," with the customary "Hello," but Hitchcock made room on
the sled that she might sit beside him.
"And how goes it, Sipsu?" he asked, talking, after her fashion, in
broken English and bastard Chinook. "Is the hunger still mighty
in the camp? and has the witch doctor yet found the cause
wherefore game is scarce and no moose in the land?"
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum:
"Billina's my friend," said Dorothy quietly. "She may not always be
'zactly polite; but she MEANS well, I'm sure."
16. Purple, Green, and Gold
The yellow hen, stepping high and with an air of vast importance,
walked slowly over the rich velvet carpets of the splendid palace,
examining everything she met with her sharp little eyes.
Billina had a right to feel important; for she alone shared the Nome
King's secret and knew how to tell the objects that were
transformations from those that had never been alive. She was very
sure that her guesses would be correct, but before she began to make
them she was curious to behold all the magnificence of this
Ozma of Oz