Tag Archives: life and death

The walking dead…

We had been engaged in one of those long existential debates, discussing life, death and the possibilities of what might come before and after. The debate had gone on for some time, discussion had gone deep and we had covered … Continue reading

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Poised #midnighthaiku

Unfurled, unfaded Fleeting moment of glory Passing perfection *  

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Curiosities… Stuart France

St Michael’s victory over the Devil – Sculptor, Jacob Epstein * The French occultist, Eliphas Levi, the German philosopher Franz von Baader, and the Theurgist, Louis Claude de St. Martin spoke of 1879 as the year in which Michael overcame … Continue reading

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Under the rainbow

While her dad and I worked in the garden, fixing the wind-battered shed, Hollie sat at my desk, watching the fish in the aquarium and drawing me a picture. We had just been looking at some photos of her father … Continue reading

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Design #midnighthaiku

* Wheel of life turning Flowers fade as fruits ripen Perfect by design *

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Land of the Heart ~ Steve Tanham

This is a self-help exercise I developed recently. I call it ‘Land of the Heart’ It’s an exercise that involves the surrender of the small self that feels so much pain and anguish, especially at a time of national division, … Continue reading

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Primal Screen~Steve Tanham

Somewhere in the frontal cortex of our brains there’s a very special junction – a place where we leaned to do something truly different with our minds… Let’s call it the Primal Screen… Our spines can be considered the highway … Continue reading

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The Creature on the Beach Beyond Thought ~ Steve Tanham

It lay there, head in the sky, gazing at the radiance. Its tail was still in the ocean of thought, the gentle waves urging it back where it belonged… The gaps in the waves had always been there; they were … Continue reading

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Death and the Salesman ~ Steve Tanham

In a few short weeks it will be September. We (the Silent Eye) have been invited to speak at a Unitarian Society of Psychical studies conference at the Nightingale Centre in Derbyshire. We use this lovely place for our main … Continue reading

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Ambition #midnighthaiku

Simple ambitions To live in joy and die in peace Accepting each day

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