Tag Archives: Ancient Egypt

From Light into Darkness ~ Jan Malique

Reblogged from Strange Goings On in the Shed: Beach at Llanddulas, North Wales, Jan Malique The sunset on this evening triggered memories of attendance at my very first Silent Eye School workshop in 2015. It was entitled River of the … Continue reading

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Being here – Steve Tanham

We were lined up against a stone wall – a very old stone wall. Forty ‘mystical pilgrims’ stood in the intense humidity of the entrance chamber to the Great Pyramid, dressed in simple robes; robes that had been used earlier … Continue reading

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Lady of the Flame: Hail Mighty Sekhmet! – Jan Malique

She is known by many epithets, in particular Eye of Ra, Lady of the Red Linen, and Lady of the Flame. Protector of the Pharaoh and scourge of humankind when we acted out like disobedient children. The Lion Goddess Sekhmet … Continue reading

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‘I have risen…’ Stuart France

* ‘I have gathered myself together, Like the beautiful Hawk of Gold. * Ra enters in Day by Day To hear my words.’ * Source: Stuart France

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Eyes for an Eye… Stuart France

* “You know of what I speak, Gandalf. A great eye, lidless, wreathed in flame.” * I recall struggling to formulate this image when first reading Tolkien’s masterpiece. Even with the help of the cover illustrations it seemed to me … Continue reading

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The Feathered Seer – Part 1 (or “whatever happened to The River of the Sun?”) by Running Elk

…we may have to go back a little before we can begin. Say two years? All the way back to the “River of the Sun“ in 2015, and the long-awaited “next post”, often promised but always failing to materialise. I … Continue reading

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Ancient Bloodlines by Jan Malique #writephoto

Reblogged from Strange Goings On in the Shed: Image: Sue Vincent My response to Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt Moonlit #writephoto. Nothing grips the imagination more than the spectre of the Vampire. It’s inhabited the inner landscape of our psyche for … Continue reading

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Alternative archaeology

Mary Smith wrote in the comments of Going West – Walking with Angels, “Can’t help but notice there is a lot of shadowing going on in your most recent posts and am wondering where you are leading us?” I spent … Continue reading

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The Waters of Life

“We, like the earth, arose from the Waters of Chaos. A point of Becoming in the potential that Became. It was all there… everything that is, was and will be… all that might be… in that single moment; complete, yet … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion- Day 2: Merry meetings and Manchester airport

Friday was a good day. We had a late and leisurely start after a fair amount of talking and a little wine…note the restrained understatement on both those counts… The car was packed and ready to go… we would not … Continue reading

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