Our path isn’t necessarily laid out so the trip is comfortable. Nor is it straightforward without obstacles.

Sometimes in our path is a spiral staircase leading us to the next level.

A spiral staircase seems a bit unnecessary.

It can be dizzying to go in circles.

It can feel repetitive to go in circles.

An especially tight spiral’s tiny steps feel tedious.

But even with all of that, you are ascending.


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