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By Graham Kerr,Sandy Silverthorne

‘FLASH OF SILVER…the jump that modified my international’ is a memoir and a metaphor. the full paintings is split into 3 books, each one of which includes a unique view of self. In doing so it relates on to the life-cycle of 2 wild Pacific Chinook Salmon and the way their lifestyles is encouraged by means of the typical circulate of a river that's being exploited by way of guy for advertisement purposes.

The books are approximately going 'beyond quick self-interest’ in 4 specific areas:

- Our enduring love for somebody else.
- Our day-by-day meals intake and its blessing, or hazard and the way to select from the two.
- Our planet and its resilience, or its smash, and our own responsibility.
- Our innermost religion which could aid us see past our quick self-interest in all areas.

BOOK ONE: "Downstream Discovery" is ready being faced with instant possibilities to pursue excitement and stay away from soreness. typically self-interested in a lot that's new...to us!

BOOK : "Oceans of chance" Engages the necessity to be accountable, to paintings, to like, to mum or dad, to supply, to percentage, to offer suggestion, to try. This time the egocentric pursuit starts off to be shared through a priority for others yet continues to be significantly motivated by way of the 'immediate' in our day-by-day 'commercial' lives.

BOOK 3: "Upstreaming on Purpose". turns into conscious of the finite and the endless and the way one might show the opposite. That existence isn't lots an issue of our 'legacy' (as in what might stay) because it is in what lies ahead...both for our 'self' and people who follow.

This, then, is the place one may perhaps decide to stay 'beyond instant self-interest' and in so doing to complete because the Chinook does, with the survival of our human species although the exploitation of our worldwide financial 'river'.

The TRILOGY is a trip, a discovery, an unfolding, an expertise of ache brought on by egocentric offerings, of deep sorrow and a superb wish to swap that ends up in the coming, partly, of...joy and the resilience that lies in the unique layout purpose of all creation.

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