of the "MOON-LIKE " SERENITY OF ORDER on the
as Floyd Red Crow Westerman so succinctly proposed...
"Over 95% of our body is water. To stay healthy we
have to drink good water. Our DNA is the same DNA
as the tree. The tree breathes what we exhale. When
the tree exhales we need what the tree exhales.
We have a common destiny with the tree."
four were the physical elements—fire, air, water, and earth—of which the
entire world is composed. Alchemists eventually associated four triangular
symbols to represent these elements.
The fifth element, which goes by a variety of names, is more rarefied
than the four physical elements. Some call it Spirit. Others call it Aether
or Quintessence (literally "the fifth element" in Latin).
In traditional Western occult theory, the elements are hierarchical: Spirit,
Fire, Air, Water, and Earth - with the first elements being more spiritual
and perfect and the last elements being more material and base. Some
modern systems, such as Wicca, view the elements as equal.