This article is from the Religion-Shamanism FAQ, by Dean Edwards, Stef Jones, Jilara, Jane Beckman, Ann Albers with numerous contributions by others.
Another representation of Spirit, the river may be
both seen and heard. It represents the flow and presence of Spirit in
the varied realms of the heavens, the Earth and the Underworld.
Dean Edwards (email@example.com)
Metaphor for the flow of life/Spirit
Ann Albers (firstname.lastname@example.org)