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Never Too Late!
Repentance is rooted in the heights of the spiritual worlds
There are two methods of serving G-d: the path of "righteousness" - represented by the regular Passover celebration, and the path of "repentance", embodied by Pesach Sheini. In order to return to the proper path, it is not enough to merely avoid impropriety; the individual must strengthen the weak point in his relationship with G-d, thus transforming the power of evil into holiness.
At Three years Old
The primary purpose of the hair cutting is for the intention of leaving and essentially revealing the Peyot/sidelocks.
Throughout the generations, Jews have celebrated the first haircut of a boy at the age of three, for the primary purpose of leaving and essentially revealing the Peyot/sidelocks.

Clearly, a child at the age of three passes through a major transitional period on his journey from babyhood to childhood, mimicking the cosmic process of creation which evolved from Tohu/chaos into Tikun/correction.
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