I use the definite article "the" rather loosely here, seeing that this gadget is composed of multiple spheres. You have the fulcrum half-sphere the whole thing hinges on, the external wire in the shape of a sphere, the middle wire sphere, the third interior wire sphere, and the solid sphere inside which all those spheres revolve around. Then you have the two internal black spheres. Then the weighted spheres, which are magnetic, three in all. So, there are multiple spheres. I like to think of myself sitting on one sphere, the middle wire sphere. That sphere is "the" sphere, the one I see everything else in relation to. Pardon the dangling participles, but I have granted myself permission to leave them hanging tonight. Sometimes Grammar must be sacrificed in the interest of Science.
From where I sit on this one thin wire, I see flashes of wires across my horizon. I feel myself going up, then I am going down. I am rising and falling. But, from here in my chair outside the whole darn contraption, I realize that it's just perspective that makes it seem that way. From out here, I know that my life is not rising and falling, but revolving around the center, in a logical pattern. It fits.
Ephesians 4:16 From whom the whole body being fitly joined together and knit together by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
I believe life is like that. When life seems to fall to pieces, it's all an illusion of perspective. Things are really falling "into place." In the same manner, dancing is falling. When you dance, a woman at least, you fall continually into your partner's arms. It doesn't seem that way, but you do. His arms are catching you. You just don't notice the falling. You think of it as gravity. But, what is gravity? Gravity doesn't exist. It is a name for something that we can't explain. For some strange reason, objects near a sphere are drawn towards its core, unless they resist, with muscular strength.
If we resist too hard, we do not make good dancers, for dancing is falling. The best thing in this life that we can do is to fall deeply and madly in love with the will of God. As long as we are spinning around Him, we know that we are on the right path. Good night. Sweet dreams!