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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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Principles of Fire (3) Essence and Origin ~ Steve Tanham

Part One It is unusual to be able to say definite things in the teaching of spirituality, and yet, with essence, we can… We can say three definite things: that Essence is our life; and that everything that is not … Continue reading

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Pilgrims of Blood and Stone

The blood: the Life that flows through us, taken in as breath, fresh each second, flowing out to be renewed in the world of nature; natural, given. The stone: the fixed structures we rely on to ensure persistence of that … Continue reading

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Patterned in Dorset (4 – final) – Steve Tanham

Steve’s interpretation of one of the sites visited on the recent Silent Eye workshop in Dorset: He did not know how many were up there… Centurion Calogerus stared at the edge of the plateau above him. The vast hill-fort rose … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep – Workshop April 2019

The Silent Eye’s Spring workshop for 2019 * The glories above were unamed. The word for that world beneath, unuttered. Source and time, unfettered, merged… From the mingling waves-of-water came mud and slime. Enshar and Kishar, twin halves of the … Continue reading

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Jewels in the Claw (8) – Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Seven. He – the man with the packing cases – picks up his empty tea cup and begins to walk towards the small table near the entrance door of the large room in which the mystery play … Continue reading

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