creation myth, and more -
A long time ago, as told by the ancient ones, a single seed
existed in primordial space. The seed germinated and out of
it grew a great green vine. The vine grew and grew, stretching
and twining through all the sky.
The vine blossomed and bore its fruit. A single gourd fell
from the vine, for this was a great mother gourd vine.
gourd ripened. It fermented, opened and released its seeds.
Gourd pulp spewed out everywhere. The seeds from the gourd
were the start of all life. From that beginning came all the
plants and all the creatures. Its fleshy pulp was then transformed
into all the inert features of nature - the moon, the rocks
and the stars.
is that vine? Where is it now? The vine is still there, crossing
the sky. And the vine connects everything.
gourd that had fallen and gave life rested, growing old and
decaying still more. One day, it awoke and looked up from
the earth. It wondered whether it really knew ... the truth
of where it had come from. It was then that the gourd remembered
the vine. It remembered there's more then just the fruit.
It remembered it's really a part of the vine of creation.
is a vine that connects everything.
vine continues to grow,
and the vine continues to bloom,
when we really remember the vine,
we are the vine.
"When we really rememba de vine ... we are d'vine."