Meet Your Guide

Marilyn Joy

Classes Led by Marilyn

Getting to Know Your Guide

We asked our Guides some fun questions to help you get to know them a bit better.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

I consider my greatest achievement creating a new career in my sixties and following a path I truly love.

What is your favorite job?

My favorite job is teaching meditation and coaching others. I love to see others light up when they realize how amazing they truly are.

What is your most treasured possession?

My most treasured possession is my Michigan cottage.

What is your favorite journey?

My favorite journey was a trip through Ireland.

What is your greatest fear?

My greatest fear is that we will destroy the planet.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I would love to be a fabulous singer.

Where would you like to live?

I would love to live in a house by the beach.

What do you most value in your friends?

I value my friends' love and support.

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?

Conor Larkin from Trinity by Leon Uris

Who are your heroes in real life?

My real-life heroes are, Bruce Springsteen, Greta Thunberg, and Jane Fonda.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

If I could change one thing about myself, I would be a few inches taller.

What is your motto?

My motto is "Never lose your sense of humor". My father taught me that lesson.

What are you looking forward to?

I am looking forward to a more peaceful world.

What have you always wanted to try?

I would love to try a temple pilgrimage through Japan.

What do you do for fun? (or to relax)

Fun for me is eating out with family and friends.

What is your favorite dessert?

My favorite dessert is my nephew's chocolate chip cookies.