Home

Over Loesje
Reageer op deze site of een artikel
Stuur E-mail naar Loesje


Relaties, liefde

Kinderen
Gezondheid
Make-up Tips
The King of Rock'n'Roll
Boeken, Films
Reiki,  Astrologie, Tarot

 

 

 


 

 

Fire & Earth

Proverb

Only by piling up everybody's wood can you make a bonfire.

Poem

Come the seventh month, the fire ebbs
By the ninth, we hand out the coats
First days of the first, hard frost
First days of the second, sharp winds
Without coats or covering
How can one last the winter?
In the third month, they plough
In the fourth month, I go out
With all my family
Picnicking in the south fields
Where the farmers come to celebrate.

Meditation

The relationship between the elements of Fire and Earth
is a complementary one in Chinese philosophy. 
Fire creates earth from the dust and ashes it produces.
The poem reflects a similar understanding. 
The heat of fire is contrasted with the coming of winter.
Both destroy - or seem to do so. 
Yet, just as earth arises from the aftermath of fire, 
so spring emerges from the harshness of winter - 
here, delightfully expressed as going picnicking! 
So it is with life. 
From that which appears hard, cold and destructive, 
the seeds of the new are born.

İLoes Raaphorst 10/2005

Favoriete
Elvis-Sites

ElvisNews.com: Newsmagazine

Collectors site met messageboard en chat
Beetje oud, maar wel lekker

overige

Interessante links

bol.com Partner