Yang & Fire
A long night brings powerful
on the rush-mats
Sleep slow and happily
He sleeps, he wakes,
He gives out his dreams.
What did you dream of?
Black bears and brown,
Serpents and snakes.
bears and brown,
You will hear a boy
Serpents and snakes,
A girl will come later.
combination speaks of powerful, elemental forces.
The poem - one of the oldest-known Chinese poems - is rooted in
(the tow great manifestations of the spirit world are the bear and
As the proverb reveals, this is forceful stuff.
You have the power to undertake things.
You need to understand the forces you play with, and respect them.
Perhaps you are able to play some small but significant role
in furthering the aims of God - of the spiritual world.
Zoroastrianism (which believes that in the struggle against evil and
God needs us to do what is right for God to have the power to
is what lies at hte heart of this message.