“When reason once recognizes right and wrong, it exhibits wisdom; when wisdom chooses between right and wrong, truth and error, it demonstrates spirit leading.” [UB 103:9:10]
Thought Adjuster: “It takes a few initial developmental years for a little one to become reasonable—able to reason—by holding an inner dialogue with the Voice of Reason. Once it ‘wizens up’ and stop interjecting contradictory ‘buts,’ it greatly benefits from these enlightening prompts. Once its inner ears are open, it can turn to this most reliable Consultant to make ethical choices. It is also why a good home or school-based education promotes a child’s emotional and spiritual well-being.
As primary caretakers and due to their children's tender age, parents are in a privileged position to instill their offspring with the fundamentals of right thinking—the discernment between right and wrong.
Traditionally, the age of seven has been called the age of reason. Nowadays, many children are more precocious. The acquisition of some factual knowledge is the prologue to the age of reason. From this, you can understand why one of the various spiritual influences available to a budding soul is the Adjuvant Mind Spirit of Knowledge—a Savant.
Sound emotional development, coupled with the acquisition of an adequate intellectual database, enables the child to make better-informed decisions or take ‘educated’ guesses, thus nudging it toward its first moral decision--the 'wise' choice of right over wrong. It then comes under the additional Mentorship of the Spirit of Wisdom—quite a Philosopher. Its first ethical decision acts like the ceremonial ribbon-cutting that inaugurates its promising spiritual career. It is the momentous event when it is deemed fit to receive a Divine Tutor to guide it from within.
Spirit can only step in once spiritual receptivity has been established. Some late-bloomers among you have neglected to take advantage of these equal-opportunity inner resources. You are entitled to them by divine birthright, and they are of tremendous assistance along your life journey. Have you been born of the Spirit yet? You have to present an official birth certificate to revendicate any birthrights!"