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L E T T E R from Jac – Zen Wednesday; How Can I Help?

‘The perfume of sandalwood,Rosebay or jasmineCannot travel against the wind. But the fragrance of virtueTravels even against the wind,As far as the ends of the world. Like garlands woven from a heap […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Do Not Fear This Time

Let’s read this second quote, “Once more we are in a period of uncertainty, of danger, in which not only our own safety but that of all mankind is threatened. […]

L E T T E R from Jac – A Happy Day To You From Us

Christmas is a funny time, isn’t it? Sometimes it’s joy-filled and fun. Other years it’s a time to get together with people you may not normally see, sometimes forcefully and […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Nature Is Whispering Your Name

In most spiritual lineages, nature is considered an extension of people, and something to be nurtured and cared for, loved and cherished, a reciprocating relationship that moves back and forth […]

L E T T E R from Jac – The Secret Wish

We all wish there was a silver bullet, that will miraculously transform us. Preferably one without much time invested from us also. We want to understand to the letter exactly […]

L E T T E R from Emily – Joy

Today is Easter Saturday, this day will mean different things for all of us, some will be engaged in spiritual or religious practices, others will be enjoying the holidays with […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Before The Drought

Isn’t this a brilliant sentence, ‘When the well is dry, we know the worth of water’?. I teach so many people meditation that says one of two things: 1. Why […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Not Of This Earth

There are over 100 billion stars and there are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on all the beaches on earth. We have only discovered about 5% […]

L E T T E R – Smoking In A Zen Monastery

Grounding is about being connected to within, to the earth, and to nature and taking our heads out of the status quo of overwhelm and our frenetic over thinking and […]