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Graham with Treena in London 1958

Learning How to Cry

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #32 Rite of Passage Eleven –Off to the Unknown– 1958 -I am twenty-four years old Q The advice to be “silent” about painful issues can often be a mistake. Did you ever benefit by “talking-it-through” regardless of the pain? Be careful about the advice you are […]

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An Unresolved Conflict

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #31 Rite of Passage Eleven –Off to the Unknown– 1958—I am twenty-four years old. Q: Unresolved Conflict: When conflict causes a separation without reconciliation it can remain a constant obstacle for life. Have you ever parted without an attempt at reconciliation? Is there yet still time? […]

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When not to back down?

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #30 Rite of Passage Ten –The Ocean’s Beckon– 1957 to 1958 -I am twenty three to twenty seven years old Q: Confrontations: Were you ever forced (by circumstances) to confront someone else when the outcome appeared to be questionable…even dangerous? I was a very young general […]

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No place to go but…up?

July 2, 2016 Flash of Silver the leap that changed my world Question #29 Rite of Passage Ten –The Ocean’s Beckon– 1957 to 1958 -I am twenty three to twenty seven years old The first ‘leap’ forward is called a BIG BREAK! Did you have one that advanced you well ahead of your peers? Was there a difficult […]

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Family and Business – Do They Mix?

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #28 Rite of Passage 10 – The Oceans Beckon – 1957 to 1958 -I am twenty three to twenty seven years old Q: Working with parents: It’s not always a good idea…did you begin this way…how did it turn out for you? I really didn’t have […]

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Listening in order to love…

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #27 Rite of Passage 9 – A shoal of two – (1955 to 1957) I am twenty one to twenty three years old Q: Did you ever insist that something be done that resulted in totally unforeseen circumstances? Fortunately, in my case, the end result was almost […]

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What it can cost to be a star!

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #26 Rite of Passage Nine –A Shoal of Two– (1955 – 1957) Age: 21-23 Q: “Giving up” for someone else: Have you ever asked someone to give up his or her future in order to be with you? Did you ever ‘give up’ your plans for […]

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Monogamy –by design, or custom?

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #25 Rite of Passage Nine –A shoal of two– (1955 to 1957) Age 21-23 Q: Monogamy in nature: Geese, swans, penguins, foxes and white rhinoceros’ have single male female relationships for at least a season. Do humans live with one partner as a result of a social […]

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Do God-Vows Work?

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #24 Rite of Passage Eight –A Taste of Things to Come– (1951 to 1953) Age 17-19 Q: A vow: There are very few opportunities to make a vow before God in a religious ceremony. Do you think it might actually make a difference from other ‘legal’ […]

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Marriage Without Approval?

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #23 Rite of Passage Eight –A taste of things to come– 1954-1956 Age: 20-22 Q: Marriage without approval: Did you ‘move out’ without parental approval… Do you face the same situation as a parent, with your child? How did you (or might) you handle it now? […]

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