Definition: (1) denoting an underlying basis or principle; fundamental; (2) the underpinning for a (or the) reality; (3) load-bearing; baseline

Synonym: a priori: The most fundamental and foundational assumptions (presumed or held strongly) as the basis of all personal subjective reality.

Saying: Be your own foundation.

• The world works by mathematical rules. Consider it ˗˗ numbers are ideas, they are qualities in our minds that we abstract by looking at the world. — Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de’ Galilei (1564-1642) Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer
• A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. — James Esdras Faust (1920–2007) American LDS leader & lawyer

Comment: Energy is the basis of all physical reality, logic is the structure of the mind, moral self-consciousness constitutes the foundation of the soul, perfection-hunger is based on goodness, and all of Reality is constructed on Infinite Love.