|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Tanach:
1_Chronicles 16: 28 Ascribe unto the LORD, ye kindreds of the peoples, ascribe unto the LORD glory and strength.
1_Chronicles 16: 29 Ascribe unto the LORD the glory due unto His name; bring an offering, and come before Him; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.
1_Chronicles 16: 30 Tremble before Him, all the earth; the world also is established that it cannot be moved.
1_Chronicles 16: 31 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice; and let them say among the nations: 'The LORD reigneth.'
1_Chronicles 16: 32 Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof; let the field exult, and all that is therein;
1_Chronicles 16: 33 Then shall the trees of the wood sing for joy, before the LORD, for He is come to judge the earth.
1_Chronicles 16: 34 O give thanks unto the LORD; for He is good; for His mercy endureth for ever.
1_Chronicles 16: 35 And say ye: 'Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather us together and deliver us from the nations, that we may give thanks unto Thy holy name, that we may triumph in Thy praise.'
1_Chronicles 16: 36 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting even to everlasting. And all the people said: 'Amen,' and praised the LORD.
1_Chronicles 16: 37 So he left there, before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, Asaph and his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, as every day's work required;
|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 Redheaded Outfield by Zane Grey:
and he got all his weight under the ``rabbit.'' It
went so high that we could scarcely see it. All
the infielders rushed in, and after staggering
around, with heads bent back, one of them, the
shortstop, managed to get under it. The ``rabbit''
bounded forty feet out of his hands!
When Snead's grounder nearly tore the third
baseman's leg off; when Bane's hit proved as
elusive as a flitting shadow; when Lake's liner
knocked the pitcher flat, and Doran's fly leaped
high out of the center fielder's glove--then those
The Redheaded Outfield