The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Foolish Virgin by Thomas Dixon:|
peep through the network of overhanging trees.
Feeling her way along the rock until the ledge rose
beyond her reach, she bent low and waded through a
still pool of eddying water straight under the
mountain-side for more than a hundred feet. Her
extended right hand had felt for the stone ceiling
above her head until it ran abruptly out of reach.
She straightened her body and took a deep breath.
Ten steps she counted carefully and placed her bare
feet on the dry rock beyond the water.
Carefully picking her way up the sloping bank until