Category Archives: Steve Tanham

The Big Picture (3) : objects of desire ~ Steve Tanham

The word ‘object’ has many meanings; but none more mysterious and potentially wonderful as the meeting of spirituality with the findings of psychology’s Object Relations Theory… Everything in our daily world comes from them; they are the highs and lows, … Continue reading

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A Day saved by a Church ~ Steve Tanham

I had meant to write a blog about Covid; about the way it is changing our world, and not just from a health perspective. Finishing on whether there is a dimension of spiritual (consciousness) development in what’s happening to our … Continue reading

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Deepest Night~ Steve Tanham

We are creatures of cycles; the smaller fitting within the increasingly larger. We may have little conception of the very largest, but the effects of that level of creation trickle down to remind us of our true natures… (750 words, … Continue reading

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The City and the Stars (5) – Structure 10: pyramid ~ Steve Tanham

The more the Orkney archeologists uncover, the more it is certain that the settlement on the Ness of Brodgar was the hub of a dynamically influential and spiritual society, 5000 years ago… For example, what’s this pyramid…. yes, that’s right, … Continue reading

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Two journeys, one destination (9) – Dunrobin Castle ~Steve Tanham

The beautiful vision of the ‘fairytale’ Dunrobin Castle, seen here from across the bay during our visit to Portmahomack, had tantalised us with the reported splendour of its architecture and gardens. Now, we had arrived at the gateway of its … Continue reading

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Two journeys, one destination (5) – blood and stone ~ Steve Tanham

Writing without the other hand to steady him was hard, but the other was clamped on his thigh, holding back the flow of blood. The words on the vellum were like the wanderings of a dying bird… he smiled at … Continue reading

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Going West: A Final Glimpse

We were much later than planned leaving St Davids. All of us had a long way to go before we would be home as we had come together from the far-flung corners of the land. The weather was foul, with … Continue reading

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Tango in the key of sorry ~ Steve Tanham

As the years pass, I continue to wonder at the marvel of human communication, and the sadness of how little we use its potential… The world appears to be full of conflict and strife. But much of it is happening … Continue reading

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Dr Joy’s Garden ~ Steve Tanham

Real dedication, like an enduring friendship, is a quiet thing… I was standing, in the early morning light, with Tess, our Collie, in hand, entering a compact garden which overlooks the headland at Alnmouth. We are on a week’s holiday; … Continue reading

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Hollow Clown ~ Steve Tanham

He carried the box over to the old table and set it down. Despite its modest size, it was heavy. He reached for the Stanley knife and slit the old tape that held it together, then prized open the dusty … Continue reading

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