A beautiful, heartwarming, inspirational post on untangling life’s messes.
A hurricane deposited this tree which, years later, still sits on a nearby beach:
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Last week in a therapy session, a little child messed up my Newton’s Cradle (metal ball pendulum) by playing too roughly with it– it was a hopeless, tangled mess, like the tree roots above.
It was not the first time this happened to the pendulum, but certainly was the worst tangle I’d seen.
I tried not to show my dismay to the child, who picked up on it anyway and apologized profusely. “It’s okay, it was an accident…it can happen so easily,” I consoled.
I confess my first thought after dismay was to throw the mangled mess away. I didn’t believe I’d have the time, patience or hand-eye coordination to fix it.
Indeed, even WikiHow for “How to untangle a Newton’s Cradle” suggests the following for step one:
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