Tag Archives: #Silenti

Keys of Heaven (4) – through the bones of the whale ~ Steve Tanham

The pale winter sun lies – to our symbolic view – just beyond the East Cliff horizon. Its lowness and lateness in the cold sky speaks of the approach of the winter solstice, a time of maximum darkness and minimum … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Keys of Heaven (3): the synchronicity of kindness ~ Steve Tanham

There’s a certain ‘presence’ about kindness. Like the spiritual – or, more likely, as a part of it – the act of unexpected kindness drops into our lives like a messenger from the ‘Gods’. So it was with our visit … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Keys of Heaven (1): Cod and Lobster ~ Steve Tanham

Above: approaching Staithes’ wonderful Cod and Lobster pub Bright against the icy darkness, the Christmas lights of the Cod and Lobster pub greet the quiet sound of only two sets of winter boots, where, until a few hours ago, there … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cycles of Light (1) ~ Steve Tanham

Have you ever considered how strange our week is? By this, I mean we get to the end of its seven days and fall off into an infinity of named celestial objects like Gemmda5, Godiano554, Artuix Sunburst and on, and … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Divide and be Conquered ~ Steve Tanham

It’s a funny thing, division – its principles apply to many aspects of our lives. We can cut something up, but its original ‘wholeness’ persists in ways we may never have considered. Wholeness as a concept is worth some thought. … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Landscape that Teaches ~ Steve Tanham

When we were creating the Silent Eye’s mentored correspondence course, we envisaged a three-year journey through a mental, emotional and spiritual landscape which would evolve as the Companion’s learning and depth of ‘being’ increased. This landscape was to be internal … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 13th Moon of St Cedd ~ Steve Tanham

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Half-seeing ~ Steve Tanham

Image: ©️Stephen Tanham The spiritual teacher and philosopher Krishnamurti once wrote: ‘Recognition dulls the mind’. When I first read it, years ago, I disagreed with his proposition. Surely, I reasoned, the act of recognition is a result of intelligence? We … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Only a Horse and a Sword ~ Steve Tanham

We become habitual in our thinking. It’s a good idea (and fun) to play little games with our mind to help us look at things differently. One of these is to look at things in a ‘zero-sum’ way: that is, … Continue reading

Posted in The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Bedouin ~ Steve Tanham

Image by Cuyahoga from Pixabay It is said we learn most from those we would wish to emulate. Not copy, perhaps, but take from them an essence of thought, of action. If we are younger, of style, even… There must … Continue reading

Posted in Steve Tanham, The Silent Eye | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment