The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley:|
actually more true and more real than any things which you can see
or touch. But you must begin at the beginning in order to end at
the end, and sow the seed if you wish to gather the fruit. God
has ordained that you, and every child which comes into the world,
should begin by learning something of the world about him by his
senses and his brain; and the better you learn what they can teach
you, the more fit you will be to learn what they cannot teach you.
The more you try now to understand THINGS, the more you will be
able hereafter to understand men, and That which is above men.
You began to find out that truly Divine mystery, that you had a
mother on earth, simply by lying soft and warm upon her bosom; and