The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tik-Tok of Oz by L. Frank Baum:|
that the things we want, and can't have, are not
good for us. Isn't that true, Shaggy?"
"Not always, my dear," he gravely replied. "If
we didn't want anything, we would never get
anything, good or bad. I think our longings are
natural, and if we act as nature prompts us we
can't go far wrong."
"For my part," said Queen Ann, "I think the
world would be a dreary place without the gold and
"All things are good in their way," said Shaggy;
Tik-Tok of Oz