|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:
whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress
GEN 16:9 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy
mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
GEN 16:10 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy
seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
GEN 16:11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art
with child and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael;
because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
GEN 16:12 And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every
man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the
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 The Heritage of the Desert by Zane Grey:
heart; Snap Naab, the cast of the hawk-beak in his face, its cruelty in
his nature. But all shared alike in the common element of survival--
ferocity. August Naab had subdued his to the promptings of a Christ-like
spirit; yet did not his very energy, his wonderful tirelessness, his will
to achieve, his power to resist, partake of that fierceness? Moreover,
after many struggles, he too had been overcome by the desert's call for
blood. His mystery was no longer a mystery. Always in those moments of
revelation which he disclaimed, he had seen himself as faithful to the
desert in the end.
Hare's slumbers that night were broken. He dreamed of a great gray horse
leaping in the sky from cloud to cloud with the lightning and the thunder
The Heritage of the Desert