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For fifty years I sought you… Steve Tanham

For fifty years I sought you Beneath an ashen tree And then at last I caught you Hiding behind me ➰ What jests your lips had whispered As I darted too and fro Till I lay down at the wayside … Continue reading

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A Chip off the Old Block (part 2 of 2) ~ Steve Tanham

In Part One, we looked at the implications of one of the hot topics in modern physics: that of Block Theory, and its two offspring theories – Expanding Block Theory and Evolving Block Theory. These dull names hide a very … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (6) final part ~ Steve Tanham

“It is what it is…” I remember the evening Morgana said that to me, many years ago. We were in Glastonbury, doing the first of our year of bi-monthly talks. The truth of it is profound. The sentiment behind the … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (5) ~ Steve Tanham

We stumbled upon the Preston Pele Tower, fifteen miles south-west of Bamburgh, back in February, 2018. My wife and I had seen a reference to it on a noticeboard in a cafe some distance to the north. It’s quite hard … Continue reading

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The Stone and the Pilgrim (2) ~ Steve Tanham

Rested, the group of pilgrims gathers beneath the vast presence of Bamburgh Castle. The castle was restored to its present glory by the 19th century munitions entrepreneur and inventor William Armstrong. Lord Armstrong bought it from the Crewe trustees in … Continue reading

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Principles of Fire (6) A Tribe of Two ~ Steve Tanham

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi Jalaluddin Rumi was a 12th century Sufi mystic, whose approach to the ‘real’ was remarkably … Continue reading

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Principles of Fire (5) A Tribe of One ~ Steve Tanham

They who set out to discover the twin meanings of the word ‘self’ must walk a certain path. The route to the deeper, real self lies only in the journey through the everyday self. Without this study – and its … Continue reading

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The Old Man in the Tower

There was and is a tower, a tall, dark tower. One day, a fugitive – ragged but not lost – came to this tower. The tower stood beside a wild sea, which constantly washed its face with spray. Day after … Continue reading

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How I Found Inspiration ~ Jordy’s Streamings

Reblogged from Jordy’s Streamings: Nike of Samothrace, Louvre Museum, Jordis 2013 I was invited to take part in the 3.2.1 Me Challenge by Sue Vincent https://scvincent.com/2018/08/26/its-all-downhill-from-here/. The rules, are simple: 1 Thank the person who nominated you. 2 Provide two … Continue reading

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Principles of Fire (4) Essence and Reunion ~ Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Two of this topic In previous posts, we have seen that how we view and interact with the world is conditioned by how our egoic self has developed; from oneness with Mother in the womb, through birth … Continue reading

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