Jerry Shirley, a North Carolina preacher, tells about taking his kids to see a juggler. The performer used poles to balance dishes on. He’d spin a dish on one poll until it was perfectly balanced and twirling. Then another. And another.
However, by the time the juggler got down to the ninth pole, the first one was one was slowing down, losing its balance and about to fall. So, he would have to run back real quick and give it another spin to regain the balance. Then run to the next one. And so on. No doubt this made for an amusing and entertaining show. Continue reading