|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from The Koran:
'Ad called the apostles liars, and how was my punishment and my
Verily, we sent on them a cold storm wind on a day of continuous
It reft men away as though they had been palm stumps torn up!
We have made the Koran easy as a reminder- but is there any one
who will mind?
Thamud called the warnings lies, and said, 'A mortal, one of us,
alone, shall we follow him? then indeed were we in error and
'Is the warning cast on him alone among us? nay, he is an insolent
|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 Peter Pan by James M. Barrie:
then they put a door on top of it, the whole thus becoming a
table; as soon as they cleared away, they sawed off the trunk
again, and thus there was more room to play. There was an
enourmous fireplace which was in almost any part of the room
where you cared to light it, and across this Wendy stretched
strings, made of fibre, from which she suspended her washing.
The bed was tilted against the wall by day, and let down at 6:30,
when it filled nearly half the room; and all the boys slept
in it, except Michael, lying like sardines in a tin. There was a
strict rule against turning round until one gave the signal, when
all turned at once. Michael should have used it also, but Wendy