Posts Categorized: Essence

When the Snow Melts

A massive thank you is due. Love and respect to all who created such a rich, laughter-filled, deep New Year gathering. Radiant aliveness, truth, fierceness, healing, presence, tender care, accountability, intimacy, transparency, each moment glistened. ❤️❤️ Some people think they come to Secret Garden to make their lives work better. There is nothing wrong with that…

What’s Strictly got to do with Waking Up?!

Why watch Strictly when I love silence & stillness at the end of a day? It may surprise you - Strictly has much in common with Secret Garden's awakening work (and Secret Garden of course invites and gives you many vitalising things that Strictly does not!) It’s very interesting what others can assume about freedom…

The Simplicity of Sensational Life

Freedom, wholeness, cannot be 'got' or 'owned'. Nothing can ever be done to 'achieve' it. The Most Intimate message can apparently dissolve the trying. 'Me' dissolves because it isn't real. Freedom is the life that infuses all forms and is not changed at all when any or all forms are gone.Glimpses may occur - but…

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…

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…

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…

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…