The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Dreams by Olive Schreiner:|
rose an inch from the earth and sank back.
And I cried, "Oh, she is too weak! she cannot walk! The long years have
taken all her strength from her. Can she never move?"
And he answered me, "See the light in her eyes!"
And slowly the creature staggered on to its knees.
And I awoke: and all to the east and to the west stretched the barren
earth, with the dry bushes on it. The ants ran up and down in the red
sand, and the heat beat fiercely. I looked up through the thin branches of
the tree at the blue sky overhead. I stretched myself, and I mused over
the dream I had had. And I fell asleep again, with my head on my saddle.
And in the fierce heat I had another dream.