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Our Blue Chapel…

* …Wen and I are discussing plans for the morrow over supper. I for my part am keen to spend as much time in Our Blue Chapel as humanly possible and to that end have come up with a task … Continue reading

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Telling tales

I was talking with a friend, as you do, comparing notes over coffee and a few thousand miles. He described his own spiritual tradition as ‘walking in Beauty’. That, I thought, was a wonderful way to describe any path. Yet … Continue reading

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Fear and Love in the High Peak – (2) “I want a posset!” ~ Steve Tanham

The first visit of the Silent Eye ‘Rites of Passage: Seeing Beyond Fear’ weekend was to the Derbyshire village of Eyam (pronounced Eem) – The Plague Village. Our family has a personal connection with Eyam and the terrible events of … Continue reading

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Fear and Love in the High Peak – part one ~ Steve Tanham

It’s not the best of photo resolutions, but the above image says it all. Briony saluting the Derbyshire landscape in her own way at the end of three days of the Silent Eye’s Tideswell-based workshop: Sue and Stuart’s creation; and … Continue reading

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Costumes…

* “So what’s it all about, then?” “Oh, lots of things, like, duty and service, and honour, and love, and friendship, and devotion and good government, and bad…” “But ultimately?” “Ulitmately it’s about the need to balance polarity.” “Is that … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (8) – Final Part ~ Steve Tanham

In the preceding parts of this series (see below for full list) we have seen how Arthur M. Young, inventor and chief engineer of Bell’s early helicopter design, was convinced that it was possible to construct a ‘map of human … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (6) ~ Steve Tanham

(Above: the original Bell 30 which established commercial helicopter technology, and was invented and developed by Arthur M. Young. Picture Wikipedia, public domain) In our last post, we looked at those most frightening objects: numbers which are squared and cubed. … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (4) ~ Steve Tanham

Everything is in motion… Arthur M. Young and Isaac Newton both knew that, but in different ages and different ways. Let’s take a slight detour into some basic ways of looking at one of our fundamentals – the way things … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (3) ~ Steve Tanham

For this series of posts to make sense – and be spiritually useful in our lives – it must challenge the way we see and therefore ascribe meaning to situations. That challenge must also apply to what we are, as … Continue reading

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The Rotating Blade of Meaning (2) ~ Steve Tanham

  In Part One, we looked at how Arthur M. Young, a brilliant engineer and inventor, was fascinated by the ‘act of knowing’, and determined that there were four stages to this central part of our consciousness. This can be … Continue reading

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