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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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Comfort zone…

I felt a tad fragile and the thought of sitting in front of a bright computer screen had no appeal at all. I could have done the ironing, I suppose, but there was no hurry. I could have cuddled the … 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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Principles of Fire (2) belief-faith-knowing ~ Steve Tanham

Continued from Part 1. Before me on the table is an electrical device. It needs a new battery and to do that I have to remove the cover. The small screw holding it is of the type that requires a … Continue reading

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Principles of Fire (1) Faith in Belief ~ Steve Tanham

The three Directors of the Silent Eye – Sue Vincent, Stuart France and myself – are usually the nucleus of a monthly ‘management’ meeting held at a friend’s house in Manchester. We have begun a process of reviewing the core … 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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Beauty #midnighthaiku

The heart of beauty Extravagant or demure Lovers see the truth  

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A practical course…

“…am I missing something?” The frantic voice on the phone made it quite clear that he really hoped he was… “There’s a grey ring with symbols on it. Turn it to the one with parallel lines.” “Okay, done that.” “Then, … Continue reading

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