|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Tanach:
Job 26: 5 The shades tremble beneath the waters and the inhabitants thereof.
Job 26: 6 The nether-world is naked before Him, and Destruction hath no covering.
Job 26: 7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty space, and hangeth the earth over nothing.
Job 26: 8 He bindeth up the waters in His thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.
Job 26: 9 He closeth in the face of His throne, and spreadeth His cloud upon it.
Job 26: 10 He hath described a boundary upon the face of the waters, unto the confines of light and darkness.
Job 26: 11 The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at His rebuke.
Job 26: 12 He stirreth up the sea with His power, and by His understanding He smiteth through Rahab.
Job 26: 13 By His breath the heavens are serene; His hand hath pierced the slant serpent.
Job 26: 14 Lo, these are but the outskirts of His ways; and how small a whisper is heard of Him! But the thunder of His mighty deeds who can understand?
Job 27: 1 And Job again took up his parable, and said:
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling:
masonry curb where the bath is put, he heard Nag and Nagaina
whispering together outside in the moonlight.
"When the house is emptied of people," said Nagaina to her
husband, "he will have to go away, and then the garden will be our
own again. Go in quietly, and remember that the big man who
killed Karait is the first one to bite. Then come out and tell
me, and we will hunt for Rikki-tikki together."
"But are you sure that there is anything to be gained by
killing the people?" said Nag.
"Everything. When there were no people in the bungalow, did
we have any mongoose in the garden? So long as the bungalow is
The Jungle Book