"The river tells of a great lesson that we humans have forgotten.
We believe we are so in control of this world that we lose ourselves to that illusion, and are consumed by it. The river says that every life has its peaks and troughs. These waves push us on down a path that will take us far from where we started, and even farther from anywhere we think we should end.
And though we bob uncertainly in the rapids, we must take heart: though we know not where we are heading, we know that so long as we candraw breath, then we have cause enough to celebrate."