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Unformatted text preview: being holy. For example, for a few moments, at that particular time of the day, there is a deep silence. Nothing moves, and it does not occur to you to make any sound. Something is going on there in the shadows. Everything has slowed to a stop in order that the sun might take a leave of the land. This passage discusses how the whole universe participates in harmoniously in a quiet moment every day. The stories are also pedagogical because they discuss how human live each day, and also how they die. In the first story, the whole story revolves around a child. In the last story, the setting is in a cemetery. This symbolizes the growth of the civilization as a whole, from the inception of the tribe, until the death of the tribe....
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- Spring '08