'Symbolism' Chapter

Symbolism

Children are drawn at first to the most primal elements. All energy is elemental, inside us or around us, and each element is a spiritual, as well as material fact. We can reconnect as simply as children first connected. Life itself resists stasis. If it’s not growing, it’s falling apart. The inner fire that lets us know we are alive.

“There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.” Albert Einstein (German born American Physicist)

“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach” Henry Beston

“The most common trait of all primitive peoples is a reverence for the life-giving earth, and the Native American shared this elemental ethic: The land was alive to his loving touch, and he, its son, was brother to all creatures.” Stewart L. Udall

Elemental Nature

Having an elemental nature is just being alive. All people have an elemental nature, in that they break down into elements and merge uniquely. Life is a dance and everything dynamic. One may be an oceanic soul, another more earthy.… Seek More

Connection with Elemental Symbolism

Elementals is probably the most primal system of symbols we have. Even sciences four states of matter seem to parallel it. When we reduce events in our lives, and in nature, they can often be expressed in an elemental metaphor; fiery… Seek More

Access the Elements

We are nothing more than the minds reach away from the elements. The minds reach away from our own bodies and our minds obey us. But we forget we aren’t what we think we are, we just are. Thinking serves… Seek More

Cycle of Creation

The fires shifted, as energy is inclined to. Matter or earth was born of fire, as valid as fire, and it was the necessary factor for the process of condensation. Water. Mother earth gave us the waters, and from the… Seek More