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Bridging the Years

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Bridges, what are they? What do they do? Why have them?
They supply a way to get from one point to another when there is no apparent way over to or across some chasm. Often times one needs tocross "troubled waters" in order to reach their desired place.
Bridges are not always pristine & they do not always guarantee safe crossing. Often times there are obstacles & possible pitfalls that can cause us to fall into the abyss.
There are however, other types of "bridges" that we encounter.
PEOPLE can be bridges in that they can help others to overcome obstacles or provide a means for them to achieve something.
Sometimes people can help others to "bridge the gap" between different generations or assist when there is a lack of knowledge in a particular area. The middle sibling can often bridge the gap between a teenage son or daughter & the parents.
Technology can also bridge gaps as in how cell phones & Facebook has bridged the communications gap betwe…