four elements

Dress Up (Legend of Korra AU Snippet)

“Why exactly do I have to cosplay as a squirtle?” Korra asked.

Asami smiled. “Because the children at the hospital love pokemon, and I can’t waterbend. You, however, can waterbend.” She kissed Korra’s cheek. “Plus, I think you’d make an adorable squirtle.”

Korra sighed. “Why do I have the feeling that you’ve already got a costume prepared for me?”

“Because I knew you’d say yes, you big softie.”

“Well, this is the only time I’m doing it.”

Asami gave her a thoughtful look. “Well… as the might Avatar, master of four elements, there are a few other pokemon you could cosplay as to amuse the kids at the hospital. I think you’d make a pretty decent charizard too. If you combined your airbending with your firebending, you could even fly around while breathing fire. And don’t even get me started on all the rock or ground pokemon you could dress up as.”

“Are you sure you aren’t doing this just because you want to see me dress up as a pokemon?”

“Maybe a little, but it’s mostly for the children.” Asami’s brows furrowed. “Can you bend lightning?”

“Uh… I’m trying to learn.”

“Good. Then you can be pikachu too.”

Silver Oak University

Fire, Earth, Air and Water the four elements of the world. When a nomad, or element bender is discovered they are sent to a school for elementals (aka element benders).

May, discovered her element of earth when a small tantrum at age seven caused the ground to crack at her stomped foot. It was added to her file and nothing more happened.

Now at age nineteen, a small white envelope contains a letter to the young girl, an invitation of sorts, to the school for the elementally gifted. A scholarship to the school known as Silver Oak University.


A / N

This will also be a new series, and from now on until decided otherwise I will only focus on updating this series and “Teach me” series. Most updates will be short but I will try to make them as long as I can. 

Are you a fire, earth, air, or water autistic?

Earth autistic:
-not good at facial expressions
-stubborn
-only eats the same food, ever
-low empathy
-has some “gross” stims

Air autistic:
-tends to leave the room if overwhelmed
-partially/semi/fully nonverbal
-likes loose clothing
-swings arms everywhere
-bad with numbers

Fire autistic:
-big meltdowns
-lots of loud noises
-likes spicy foods and bright colours
-chews on everything
-you break their routine, they break you

Water autistic:
-prefers bland food
-skittish
-monotone voice
-would rather be cold than hot
-tends to shutdown

tag urself

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Hogwarts Houses + Four Elements

“It is the tradition to have four houses, but in this case, I wanted them to correspond roughly to the four elements. So Gryffindor is fire, Ravenclaw is air, Hufflepuff is earth, and Slytherin is water … it was this idea of harmony and balance, that you had four necessary components and by integrating them you would make a very strong place.” — J.K. Rowling

Mastering The Elements

Professor (Flitwick… probably): “Good afternoon class! Today we will be learning how to manipulate the elements. Before we begin, it is important to understand each element and how it relates to the others. Now who can tell me the 4 basic elements?”

Slytherin: “Water”

Hufflepuff: “Earth”

Gryffindor: “Fire”

Ravenclaw: “Air”

Professor: “Very good. Now…”

Gryffindor: “Long ago, the four nations lived together in harmony. Then, everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked.”

Ravenclaw: “Only the Avatar, master of all four elements, could stop them, but when the world needed him most, he vanished.”

*students: “what is happening?”*

Slytherin: “A hundred years passed and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar, an airbender named Aang.”

Hufflepuff: “And although his airbending skills are great, he has a lot to learn before he’s ready to save anyone.”

The 4 students in unison: “But I believe Aang can save the world.”

*silence…*

Professor: “Well done! You are the first group of students to recite it perfectly. I liked how all of you said the last line together. 10 points to each house. Simply wonderful.”

The Relationship Between Elements

In simple terms.

Fire Aries, Leo, Sagittarius.

Earth Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.

Air Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

Water Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.

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Air + Fire = Air is intrigued with Fire, and they in turn fan the flames to create more Fire. Ie; they provide motivation and inspiration. Too much air though, fire is extinguish.Air does not need Fire.

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Water + Earth = Water is soothing to Earth, and nourishes it. Earth paves the way for Water. Beware of Water being too clingy and dependentthey will drown the Earth.

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Fire + Earth = They need each other, they can also destroy each other. Fire can scorch the Earth, but can give them much needed warmth/sparks. Earth can put out Fire, but makes sure they don’t self-destruct in a blazing inferno.

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Air + Water = Air and Water is always in union. Like H20. They naturally work well together, but sometimes they blend together so effortlessly…that it could get boring. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t problems. Water is always grounded, while Air travels freely. Like when it rains, Water falls to the ground. There is always a chance Water may be left behind.

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Earth + Air = Air does nothing to Earth. Their presence do not affect them.Earth may slow Air down, but that’s basically it. However, they are still the ground and sky. Heaven and Earth. They are total opposites, sometimes they would attract, but other times it would end in disaster.

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Fire + Water = Fire overwhelms Water, and vice versa. Water takes out Fire, Fire turns Water to steam. The only way this relationship would work is if there is moderation. They would clash, but like Earth and Air, have a chance to work. Like Yin and Yang.)

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Elements in Judaism

I’m slowly posting these to Instagram, but time for another big post here on tumblr. 

If you are interested in a hand-out I did for a workshop a while back about  “Working with the Elements” in Judaism, give me a shout.  It has a bit more about the source material for this and ways of thinking about the elemental systems in Jewish practice.

At some point I’ll probably publish all of this, but for now – on request.  :)

BTW – if you missed the post on the 12 Tribes and their crystal correspondences, you might also be interested in that.