One of those may be more logical than the other. Maybe.
I tried to be more positive than normal when I walked down them last night, feeling in the darkness for the edge of each stair, being brave enough to not cling to the rail next to the bushes, and not thinking about anything that might be in the bushes.
Its helps to remember that with each toe, God knows exactly where I'm at. He knows when I step down in the darkness.
Down. Level. Down again. Level. Home.