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Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands, a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world.
  --Sidney Lovett (1890-1979)

P.1123 - §3 (102:4.3)  Man very early becomes conscious that he is not alone in the world or the universe. There develops a natural spontaneous self-consciousness of other-mindness in the environment of selfhood. Faith translates this natural experience into religion, the recognition of God as the reality--source, nature, and destiny--of other-mindness. But such a knowledge of God is ever and always a reality of personal experience. If God were not a personality, he could not become a living part of the real religious experience of a human personality.

Augustus Sidney Lovett served as minister of the Mount Vernon Congregational Church in Boston Massachusetts for 13 years. From 1932-1958 he served as Chaplain of Yale University.