“And the Lord will make you the head, and not the tail; and you shall tend upward only, and not downward” (Deut. 28:13, RSV, emphasis mine).
When I read this promise, I see a bar graph in my head. The arrow is moving gradually to increasingly higher points, showing steady gain over time. In spite of occasional brief dips in the downward direction, the movement as a whole is unmistakably upward.
This is what our progression in spirit looks like as we Continue reading Tending Upward Only