The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Mansion by Henry van Dyke:|
years ago, when he was a boy in the country.
"Welcome," said the old man. "Will you come with us?"
"Where are you going?"
"To the heavenly city, to see our mansions there."
"And who are these with you?"
"Strangers to me, until a little while ago; I know them better
But you I have known for a long time, John Weightman. Don't you
your old doctor?"