Upon the Sands of Time is a journey into the past as it reaches towards the future. The story of Amoen takes us a journey of memories, perceptions and beliefs … where, or when, will it end?
“As I stood outside of the Temple, I took a deep breath and looked up into the clear night sky. The darkness of the night was illumined by the stars that could be seen, oh so clearly. The Moon was absent and all was so still, and so silent.
It wasn’t long before they came. In the silence of the night, they entered back into view. Two of them, dressed as usual in garments of light that radiated so brightly against the blackness of the night. I raised my hand to greet them, as I moved swiftly towards them with my bare feet not making a sound on the desert sands. Time stood still, as my mind wandered back to the moment I first saw them …
‘’Hurry up!” The words echoed through the valley, as I struggled to walk up the steep slope. At the tender age of 10 years, I was finding it hard to keep up with my brother, who was four years older, and who kept reminding me that I was far too slow …”