The perseverance of a spider is an amazing thing! Something we can all learn from.
For the last few weeks, I’ve been fascinated by the perseverance of a spider. Where? On my car! This little spider lives in the housing of the driver’s side mirror. It spins a web between that outside mirror and the door, especially the door handle since the surface of the door is so smooth.
The first time I noticed it, I dismissed it. “As soon as I drive the car, the wind will blow it away,” I thought.
But no, day after day it reappeared to either repair or strengthen it’s web. Fascinated by its persistence, I didn’t have the heart to destroy the web and chase away the spider. I wondered how long this would go on.
Last weekend we drove 250 kilometres or so at speeds around 100 kph. “So much for the spider,” I ruminated.
We returned home, parked the car, and went to bed. The next…
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