Besides, Blavatsky's extensively developed trinitarian philosophy based on the symbolism of father, mother and child, below are a couple of suggestive passages that evoke a cosmic and metaphysical perspective of the family, where is described a holistic, organic view of the familial unit, not unlike the symbolism of the tree, which Blavatsky, in The Key to Theosophy, uses to explain the notion of universal brother/sisterhood; also related to the concept of the Macrocosm and Microcosm Correspondence :
"All are but parts of one stupendous whole,
Whose body Nature is; and God the Soul."
"Worlds without number
Lie in this bosom like children." (Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man, 1734)
(Isis Unveiled, Vol. I, pp. 389-90)