|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from King James Bible:
MAT 25:11 Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord,
open to us.
MAT 25:12 But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you
MAT 25:13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour
wherein the Son of man cometh.
MAT 25:14 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far
country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
MAT 25:15 And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to
another one; to every man according to his several ability; and
straightway took his journey.
King James Bible
|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 Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed by Edna Ferber:
roses were not blooming along the edge of the sunken
She entered the room in silence, and no one could
have recognized in this pretty, fragile creature the
pitiful wreck of the juvenile court. And when Alma
Pflugel saw the face of the little sister--the poor,
marred, stricken face--her own face became terrible in
its agony. She put Bennie down very gently, rose, and
took the shaking little figure in her strong arms, and
held it as though never to let it go again. There were
little broken words of love and pity. She called her