The seeds of intent – Steve Tanham

An old friend, now sadly departed, but formative in my younger days, used to say that there were two ways to deal with ‘seeds’: one was to bury them so that they could be forgotten; the other was to plant them so that they would catch the ‘tide of happenings’.

He often spoke of the ‘seeds of intent’ and how powerful a small beginning could be, if sown in the right way. Two questions spring to mind: the first is to decide on the precise nature of the seed, itself; the other is to decide where to plant it, and in what season.

Seasons are important. Nature’s outer cycle of seed, (seeming) dormancy, emergence, and fruition has much to teach us about how this circle of four provides an envelope within which all types of seeds become: planted, become born into a world they hope to inhabit, become children who learn through play, and, finally, become adults with an understanding of the whole and their place in it – including their part in the procreation of further seeds.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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3 Responses to The seeds of intent – Steve Tanham

  1. TamrahJo says:

    What do you get when you cross bull-in-china-shop with a gardener? One stubborn Johnny Appleseeder – – – LOL Here’s to yet another year, of planting seeds!!! 🙂

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