Posts Categorized: Written Posts

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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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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Being Honest

This is a guest blog from Tim my beloved life partner, who plays an essential part in Secret Garden both in the background between groups and supporting me and co-facilitating during them. Tim wanted to contribute on this subject that, as you will see, is close to his heart. Read more about Tim at Being
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Gratitude

We all have many things it is so easy to be grateful for - food on the table, shelter, a society more safe and stable than many. A beautiful practice is to recall on waking each morning some of the thing you are already grateful for. This will make real shifts in your vibration very
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Death, Loss and Endings

The bottom line This life and the apparent creation everywhere cannot be possessed. ‘You’ are not separate from anything that appears in manifestation. Energy expresses as every single possibility and it is constantly changing. Energy is a shapeshifter, a dancer. So everything you love, everything you want to keep, everyone you want to hold to
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Unbounded Aliveness

'You' are unbounded aliveness, 'you' are utter stillness, 'you' are everything, 'you' are No-thing, 'you' are all that is, 'you' are the essence, the source of all. Secret Garden has nothing to offer the personality. There are no ‘solutions’ to the whirligig of pleasure & pain & perceived problems of relationship, work, health, money, except
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Light and emptiness

I have been prompted to write this because of recent events in the Secret Garden community. I have so much respect for those who value their awakening 'process', commit to resolving 'stickiness' in their interactions, and take the openings they experience as a guide in future choices, behaviours and actions. And yet, life is wholly
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Boundaries – made up, yet vital for a happy ‘story’ Part 2

How do you refine your capacity to clarify and communicate your boundaries? Without healthy and clearly expressed boundaries that we know we will maintain, life can be an overwhelm of resentment, unexpressed rage that is toxic to the body and those close to us. The natural, instinctive, healthy response to an invasion of a boundary is
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