60 Seconds: Nothing to Hold on to! Now What?
by Diane Wyzga | May 27, 2021 | 60 Seconds, Podcast | 0 comments
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Maybe like me you’ve asked someone for help and they said: “Tie a knot in the end of your rope and hold on to that.”
It’s actually good advice. Think about it: with enough rope to tie a knot and enough strength to hold on you’ll probably be okay. But what if there’s nothing to hold on to?
I remember an Outward Bound mountaineering trip high in the Canadian Rockies with 5 other women. In pairs we were climbing up and then rappelling down the sheer face of a vertical mountain cliff. The guides were far above us, out of sight, having anchored the ropes. With fear in her voice my climbing partner cried out: “I can’t find anything to hold on to.” Time passed. And then a voice from far above us replied, “Grab it with both hands……” Believe it or not this worked!
Practical Tip: When you can’t find anything to hold on to, grab it with both hands.
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Music: Mer’s Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron Music
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