Category Archives: symbolism

A Land of Living Light

Every morning, the first thing I do is open my bedroom curtains to take a glance at the day. I rise early, usually before dawn at this time of year. When clouds obscure the horizon, all I can see is … Continue reading

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Spirit of ‘What-Not’… Stuart France

* We can, perhaps, now understand, a little of where this diagram is coming from. It may be that this figure is supposed to represent a tetrahedron, yet because of its overt Patriarchy it is tempting to see a hidden … Continue reading

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Letter-Men…

* There is an episode just prior to the conception of Isaac which is strange. * By strange we mean strange by the standards of literalism. * The opening gambit states that, ‘the Lord again appeared to Abraham’. * Except, … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage: Brief encounter…

The Silent Eye weekends are not just about what is built into the schedule, they are also a chance to spend time with people we have come to know through the events and who have become friends. We are always … Continue reading

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Aurally Speaking…

* “But what does it mean, I mean, why insist upon this sort of ‘Geometric Embedding’?” “There may be several reasons, but one is certainly preservative.” “Coding may be another…” “…And quit possibly, keying.” “Keying sounds interesting?” “Keying is still … Continue reading

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How to be King…

* The title is a phonetic rendering of the spiritual classic, ‘Tao Te Ching’. A more literal rendering would be, ‘How of the King’, or even ‘Way of the King’. All of which is quite widely known. A little less … Continue reading

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Perfect symbols

       “Not necessarily these days, what do think it means?”       “It’s the observer and the observed. They’re the observer. We’re the observed”       “Don’t be absurd.”       I motion out of the roof window where three Red Kites are … Continue reading

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The Real Eye-Guy… Stuart France

* …It happened that one day Pryderi’s doorkeeper, Conan Duffy, was sunning himself at the portal, along with his cat, and he saw two beautiful youths heading towards him over the game plain… …When they reached the enrtrance to the … Continue reading

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A Jewel in the Crown… Stuart France

Stone of the Wise * PROJECTION-OF-GOLD In truth, it is certain and without doubt that whatever is above tends toward that which is below and whatever is below tends toward that which is above for the accomplishment of the One … Continue reading

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All – Ex – Andros… Stuart France

One is All… In Alchemy there are no short cuts. Many are those who have spent a life-time seeking its treasure in vain. On the other hand, everything it promises to reveal is freely given at the outset. One need … Continue reading

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