The inner freedom from the practical desire,
The release from action and suffering, release from the inner and the outer compulsion, yet surrounded by a grace of sense, a white light still and moving,
Erhebung without motion, concentration without elimination, both a new world and the old made explicit, understood in the completion of its partial ecstasy,
The resolution of its partial horror.
Yet the enchainment of past and future
Woven into the weakness of the changing body,
Protects mankind from heaven and damnation
Which flesh cannot endure.
Time past and time future
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