Tag Archives: Object Relations

The Big Picture (4) : a kind of hammer ~ Steve Tanham

As children, we lose ourselves in play and the toys or games that give the play structure: a skipping rope, chalk to mark out a court, balls to kick and control… perhaps, now, a computer to enter a virtual world. … Continue reading

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The Big Picture (3) : objects of desire ~ Steve Tanham

The word ‘object’ has many meanings; but none more mysterious and potentially wonderful as the meeting of spirituality with the findings of psychology’s Object Relations Theory… Everything in our daily world comes from them; they are the highs and lows, … Continue reading

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The Big Picture (2) : a portrait of the arche ~ Steve Tanham

If we’re going to set off in search of the spiritual – as seen in humanity’s ‘internal pictures’, we need to have a more modern definition of what the ‘spiritual’ actually is… Imagine we are reading a paragraph in an … Continue reading

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The Big Picture (1) : life and the image ~ Steve Tanham

We don’t live ‘in the world’… an outrageous thing to say, and yet it’s true. Well, if we don’t live in the world, where do we live? We don’t live in the world; we live in a picture of the … Continue reading

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