Do you move with or against Life’s Intelligence?

What if any unhappiness comes from unknowingly working against life's true purpose and indeed its 'intention'? Part of waking up (the painful part) is more awareness of, clarity about, where and how you do this. However, once you begin to learn about life's inherent exquisite order and your own patternings and start to work in alignment with
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The Sack and The Evening Dress

In this response to a question, Joy points to the indescribable. The wonder of being. She talks about the 'me' which isn't separate from that wonder and yet appears to mask it in its quest to employ the strategies mind uses to avoid all that comes with the illusion of separation and the sense of
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Fear of Freedom From Your Problems And Limits

Freedom, life, is agenda - free. The personality, in contrast, has myriad agendas. In a healing and transformational environment, the personality's fear of freedom, of knowing nothing, is ideally respected and acknowledged. And seen for what it is - the mind's desire to preserve what is known and seems therefore 'safe.' In this short clip
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Your gateway into simply being?

I was deeply moved by someone who shared -in a closed ongoing group forum in the Secret Garden community - 'I am less scared by the mystery of not knowing, so much is changing, like my cells are changing polarity. I'm giving up the fight...yet..I have had a lifetime of distractions in the form of
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What if resistance is your lover this moment!

Recently some of my one to one clients & those who have written to me recently directly, or indirectly via the online forum, have been unhappily stuck in resistance. I am writing this for you if you can at times feel like a ball of resistance, whether this was or is conscious for you or was or is unconsciously
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Mind & Emotion or Alchemical Gold?

Those who have not undergone full transmutation through relating (to spouse, partner or life guide) harden against their own humanity and that of the other through self-protection, opinions, blame, separation, judgement & over-thinking (animus in woman/female) or intense emotional reactivity, fear of containment, fantasy and chaos of mind (anima in man/male). The fling, or the
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Clarifying Awakenings, The Witness & Freedom

In this response to some great questions, Joy clarifies the differences between awakenings, witness consciousness and freedom is essential as there are many confusing teachings about these three very different things. The confusions can create problems for the separate self and some of them can have serious consequences in the appearance. Positively, in the appearance,
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The Religion of the Individual

When the illusion of separation disintegrates for good, all there is is the sweet empty fullness of life. Enough-ness. The separate individual will deny things, or repress things, or pretend, in order to survive.  One can only be awestruck at the creativity with which the individual sustains the survival of its mechanisms and projections.  How the
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Agenda-Free Aliveness

Freedom is agenda - free. Freedom may still be drawn to work with apparent people in a healing and transformational environment. Here's what Joy had to say about that! Life is not serious. Simply, utterly whole. If you are drawn by this message, there is a day of dialogue, talk, silence and laughter exploring in
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She is in All – and in both Man and Woman

Why we sit in same gender circles in Secret Garden When we invite men and women to sit in circles of their own gender, it is because something is moving that asks for the particular holding and exploratory journeying of sisterhood and brotherhood, in the loose community we are always becoming anew (Secret Garden is not
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