Stone under the head

Stone under the head

“Therefore, the scripture says in the next verses, “That he took one of the stones of the place and placed it at his head, and slept in that Place. (Genesis 28:11)
Any one may wonder not only at the interior and mystical doctrine contained in these words, but also at the distinct assertion, which gives us a lesson in labour and endurance: for the historian does not think it becoming, that the man who is devoted to the study of virtue should adopt a luxurious life, and live softly, imitating the pursuits and rivalries of those who are called indeed happy, but who are in reality full of all unhappiness; whose entire life is a sleep and a dream, according to the holy lawgiver. These men, after… (…)

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