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Proverbs 16:7 NASB

“Take the high road.” When someone finds them self wrongly attacked the most common advice from good people tends to be that they should take the ‘high road.’ The phrase became a regular part of the American lexicon in the presidential debate of 1948 to signify not using negative talk about the opposing candidate (Truman), and let the voter decide who was the best candidate. Before that, it literally meant to take the main or most direct route. I would have to say that, for the believer, this implies that we stay focused on moving forward; don’t get caught up in allegations, innuendo, or rumor. Certainly, don’t leave your God appointed journey to engage in similar behavior. Scripture is full of times when the challenge is to do what God has called us to do and leave our reputation and vengeance to God and His timing. Today, ignore detractors and stay focused on God’s road for you to travel.