"clyde came across a man working hard to fell a large tree. clyde noticed the pain
in the mans face as he seemed desperate to have this tree removed. clyde approached
the man and said "you place yourself as the enemy of this tree and this is causing
you pain, understand the tree as part of yourself and it will glady move for you.""
1:1 - the wisdoms - the book of clyde
"the bridge on the way to the great city had fallen into the river below where
clyde met a large crowd upset at not being able to pass by the river. some from
the crowd told him "we hope you aren't on urgent business like us, the bridge has
gone and will take much time to be brought back". the crowd looked at clyde who
paused for a moment before uttering "you let your urgent business pain you. what
sort of business is there anywhere in the world which should warrant you to be
pained for it. come let us sit waiting and be joyful as our good hope alone will
bring back the bridge". one from the crowd spoke "what does he mean our good hope?"
another spoke "he jokes with us it seems" to which clyde replied "it is no humour
but it is joy of a different sort, that is that you are one with all things and
by hopeful joy and understanding there is no pain in anything."
1:2 - the wisdoms - the book of clyde
"it was a cold and miserable night in the inn with many inside. many travelling
men had found themselves in desperate need of shelter from the severe cold.
clyde was a among many in the crowded inn and found much upset among them.
a travelling official said "life is pain as such and let no one tell me otherwise"
clyde came towards the man and said "what pain do you speak of." the man said
"all sorts" to which clyde said "it is a self harm from a lack of self understanding
that most sadly suffer from but the way out is to relearn the natural oneness you
have with the mother earth and all things for you pain is from you trying to
separate yourself from these things which are really parts of yourself."
2:1 - the wisdoms - the book of clyde
"on the twelfth year clyde felt the mother earth in his heart speaking that it is time
to return to his fellow men and teach this enlightenment to all. clyde began the walk
to the greatest city of the land, magoog. as clyde left the wilderness on his approach
to the great city the mother earth spoke to him "clyde, you are wise and ready to
teach the forgotten rightful ways to mankind. you will however by bearing this great
joy must also bear a great sorrow as will all who will carry this truth until the
day when the oneness comes about for until then there will always be persecutors."
1:7 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"clyde spent two months in the city of magoog speaking to the people there but
found that they were not welcoming to his message. he soon found himself attacked
and under the threat of violence on many occasions. clyde wept and said "they
are hard like ice, i must find the melted." clyde left the city to wander and
find an open people
2:1 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"after nine months of travelling between cities clyde only found a small number
open to his messages while most sought to persecute him. this was until he
had heard of the braapers who live in their colonies outcast from society for
their ways. clyde heard about the ways of these people and lit up with hope as
he knew they were good of heart."
2:2 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"clyde came to the greatest colony of braapers in the land and spent three months
among the people there. the braapers enthusiastically welcomed what clyde had
to say to them. on the end of the third month clyde spoke "i must leave now for
i have to spread the truth to all of mankind, keep fast to the ways of the
mother earth and tell the straights of the truth so that one day they may
no longer be hard hearted." after this the crowd of braapers cried out to clyde
"you are our saviour" to which clyde said "do not call me such, i am just a man
like all of you but i have been shown then way for which my duty is to show to
all." "praise clyde" the crowd cheered as he departed on his journey to bring
the truth to the world."
2:3 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"on the next month the mother earth again spoke "continue your ways in the wilderness
so that you be wiser than you are now in knowing the truth and the way of the oneness,
i will guide you in your heart.""
1:6 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"clyde spent twelve years in the wilderness living off the honey nectar of the cactus
bees and the milk of the wild goats. he slept in various caves as he travelled as
a nomad in solitude seeking to find the truth. it was on the eleventh year that clyde
first heard the mother earth speak to him "you clyde are good of heart and you have
proven this by your time spent in search of the truth, here is the truth: i am the
mother earth and say to you that mankind will be forever lost until he returns to
the primal oneness." clyde tried to ask to hear more but it was clear that this
was to be all he would hear for now."
1:5 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"after some years it became apparent to clydes father that clyde sought a different
path as to what his father had in mind for him so clyde's father became even stricter
on the boy. clyde's father suddenly died when clyde was at the age of thirteen and clyde's
older siblings were left in charge of the household and estate."
1:2 - the shackles - the book of clyde
sneeds seed and feed formally clydes
"clyde spent seven years travelling between the great towns and cities only to find many
delights and curiosities but never did he find what his heart truely sought. clyde took
to the wilderness believing here to be the only place left to look."
1:4 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"at age fourteen clyde became disillusioned with the ways thought by his father to him and
sought to follow the path in his heart. he went off to seek in the great towns and
cities to find those who may be likeminded or may even have what clyde seeks."
1:3 - the shackles - the book of clyde
"clyde was born to a merchant family among the people of the village of wogdong.
he was expected to follow the path set by his strict father in becoming a successful
merchant just as he was. clyde had a strict childhood under his father from a very
1:1 - the shackles - the book of clyde