Fir is an excellent choice for someone who is
starting on the road to recovery after a serious
illness, be it an illness of the mind, body, or
spirit. There is the power of great age about Fir,
but it is also, always young - and that's the truth
A middle aged woman has been ill for a long time. She is
worn out by all the pain and worry, the sleepless
nights, and the fears about her life becoming only worse
and worse, as every day passes. Her husband is very
worried about her and the medics can't seem to help her
much, her spirit feels very low and instinctively, her
husband knows that unless her spirit can recover, her
body hasn't got a chance.
So he visits with a wise woman out of sheer desperation,
and she tells him about a fountain of youth in the
forests deep and old. It is a long and arduous journey,
but the husband loves his wife most dearly and he
undertakes it for her sake and his.
He finds the fountain, sparkling green water emerging
from deep within the earth. He fills a bottle, carries
He sits with his wife and tells her of his journey as
she tiredly sips the water he brought for her, and that
night, the tide has turned, and in the morning, when she
wakes, she has a smile to give.