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Cobwebs (by Noah)

I hate it when I’m digging through old boxes in an attic or a basement and my hand comes across a bunch of cobwebs. You never know if a spider is nearby, or how many cobwebs there are, or where they extend to. If you touch one with one hand, you usually start waving that hand around to try to get the cobweb off and, inevitably, the other hand comes over to help, and it only gets worse! The cobwebs stick to your hands and arms, and as you try to shake them off they just stick to you all the more.             Sometimes life can feel like a series of cobwebs. You are going about your business when you come across some yucky junk that sticks to you and is just gross. So you try to throw it off and it just sticks more. The more you try to get rid of it, the more it sticks to you, and you end up feeling even more gross.             In those times, I find it difficult to make any headway in my mental, emotional, or spiritual life. As much as I try to see things from another perspecti