Category Archives: The Silent Eye

A dog called Toby?… Stuart France

(Francesco Botticini) * Tobias was the only child of a blind, holy man, named Tobit, and his wife, Anna. Tobit sent his young son Tobias on an errand to a distant land to collect monies that were owed to him. … Continue reading

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A Far-Flown Arrow… Stuart France

* “Where did she go?” “I dunno.” Poor  Fran and Cor, in this day and age people are not supposed to disappear, or at least, not like that. They still do though. Despite their understandable confusion. Over a thousand people … Continue reading

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Game of Stones … Stuart France

* “This must be it,” shouted Min getting excited again. If she had been a child she would have been jumping up and down on the spot. “The green sward, you mean?” replied Cor who was just as excited but … Continue reading

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The Edge of Order: Frances Walsingham – Steve Tanham

It had been simple, back then, when all eyes shone with approval; when she was the young bride of the Queen’s Champion, Sir Philip Sydney. This daughter of the ‘Sworn’, – the inner cabal of those sworn to lay down … Continue reading

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Angels, Angels, everywhere III… Stuart France

* “The nine orders of Angelic Being mattered because the divisions echoed the Trinity and because they corresponded to the nine-fold partition of the heavens.” * * “From the Empyrean in descending order the spheres were those of the ‘first … Continue reading

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Riddles of the Night: Connections

We toured the church in Bakewell with our companions, stopping at each of the eight chosen points of interest that highlighted the story we were speculating upon. There is far more in that church than the details upon which we … Continue reading

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Angels, Angels, everywhere II… Stuart France

* “The Angelic Worlds had been set out as early as the fifth century AD by Dionysius the Areopagite who taught that the Angelic Beings were arranged in a definitive nine-fold order according to their capacities to receive the undivided … Continue reading

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