|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:
the frost came I had had two days' hunting with the Heythrop.
And to-morrow was New Year's Eve. Four miles the other side of
the old market town of Steeple Abbas, and twenty-one miles from
Pallow, stood Bill Manor, where the Hathaways lived. This good
man and his wife Milly were among our greatest friends, and they
had wanted us to spend Christmas with them. Though we had not
done so, we had motored over several times and they had lunched
with us at Fallow only the day before. And for New Year's Eve
the Hathaways had arranged a small but very special ball, to
which, of course, we were bidden. Indeed, I think the ball was
more for us than for anyone else. Anyway, Jim and Milly said so.
The Brother of Daphne
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Frances Waldeaux by Rebecca Davis:
coming to them.
After a long time she heard steps, and Selo calling. She
The murder was known. They were coming to arrest her.
What did it matter? She had found help.
Selo came up excitedly.
"It is another boat, English folk also, that comes to
She turned and waited.
And then, coming up the hill, she saw George, and
with him--Lisa! Lisa, smiling as she talked.
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen:
"You feel, as you always do, what is most to the credit
of human nature. Such feelings ought to be investigated,
that they may know themselves."
Catherine, by some chance or other, found her spirits
so very much relieved by this conversation that she could
not regret her being led on, though so unaccountably,
to mention the circumstance which had produced it.
From this time, the subject was frequently canvassed
by the three young people; and Catherine found,
with some surprise, that her two young friends were