Posts Tagged: spiritual community

The Alchemical Power of Honesty in Awakened Intimacy

One of the most important tools you have in the potentially lifelong exploration of loving joyfully, in which intimacy is an awakening, is honesty - radical, uncompromising, totally compassionate honesty. This may sound controversial - but it seems clear that in this modern culture it is less common to wish to love oneself, life and those we…

What is a Secret Garden circle?

Secret Garden circle work and shamanic work are a profound call to stillness, silence, deep work and self-inquiry for those who are looking for deeper fulfilment in their lives and an awakening of or deeper realisation of the truth of who they are. This is spiritual work  that is authentic, sane, potent, grounded, and full of passion…

Who are you?

You are simply, wondrously, vast, boundless, empty fullness, unconditional love unfolding. What is, is perfection. Including suffering & challenge & delight. When oneness is seen, the ordinary is a miracle. The most mundane thing we can ever do is truly extraordinary. Love is what ‘you’ are. You are light. You are life. You are intelligence. This radiant…

right or wrong, let’s meet

Let’s meet beyond any thoughts of what is right or wrong, feeling what is felt, knowing the awe-ful aloneness in it, we choose to connect, to discover what is here, to celebrate being together.   You can find opportunities here  

A response to ….Am I self-indulgent to want to go to a Secret Garden gathering again?

There are times in life when it is right, natural, appropriate and wonderful for you to focus almost primarily on spiritual ‘growth’, looking more deeply into life that western culture encourages and opening to the possibility of the no-thing and everything of being. Once you taste awakening, though it is clear in that awakeness that there…

What has Self – Love got to do with it?

This apparent world which is both real and unreal, both something and nothing, is simply love, aloha, unfolding. So to ‘love oneself’ and to always celebrate the precious life you are, is, in ‘your’ unfolding story, the first massive step towards being. There is no one, there is no separation, all there is is this,…

Who comes to Secret Garden?

Many people who come to circles are ‘at the end of the road’ of a long journey of personal growth or exploration of advaita or shamanism. They speak of how they have never before experienced this unique Secret Garden combination of human vulnerability and realness and the energetic release beyond the personality’s limits into nothing and everything. An alchemical soulful fusion of…