Definition: moving upward; rising or increasing to higher levels, values, or degrees

• We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series. — Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Scottish poet
• Truth cannot be brought down; rather, the individual must make the effort to ascend to it. If you would attain to the mountaintop, you must pass through the valley, climb the steeps, unafraid of the dangerous precipices. — Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986) Indian inspirational speaker

Comment: Some believe, after awakening on the other side of death, we are automatically given all virtue; that our career is over. I believe the struggle of progressive learning, continuing to become better, is the standard throughout our universal life. The wisdom of the evolutionary program becomes more evident as we continue to live and grow.