The essence of godhead is to be two-faced: looking forwards as well as backwards. Although both follow the same path, each provides continuity of past and future.
In mythology they are referred to as a door and a hinge. The door gives purpose to the hinge while the hinge enables the door to function.
It is within the power of a god to transcend the flow of time and create the Present. Neither the Past, the Future nor the Present can exist without the others. Confused yet?
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