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L E T T E R from Jac – Training in The Art of Peace

My homeland of Australia is in a turbulent time. It’s not unique to Australia, many, many countries are in a turbulent time. It brings out the best in people, and also at times, the […]

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 – What Our Pain Teaches Us

I used to sprint from anything too painful. Mostly disempowering myself, I would always assume blame, and carry the burden of that, even when it wasn’t mine to carry. It’s […]

L E T T E R from Jac – To Return

In Mahayana Buddhism, to take refuge in the Buddha’s teaching means to return to one’s original nature. In Judaism, ‘Teshuva’ means to return, to come back, to our fundamental home […]

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 Jac – Eat The Rainbow

Erin Lovell Verinder is not only one of my dearest friends, but she has also personally nursed Arran, Marley and I through many a health challenge. I love her as she […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Regret

Bronnie Ware was an Australian nurse who worked with the dying, continually asked them their regrets as they passed on, which she recorded. The top 5 are; I wish I’d […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Fighting The Alligators

I recently had a friend say to me really casually, no harm intended, ‘you know some people like your honest approach, and some don’t, they want a Guru or someone […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Independent Practice

Imagine any teachings that teach you independence. That don’t ask anything of you after learning. That allows you to be empowered and personal in your approach. That advocates your individual […]

L E T T E R from Jac – How To Walk The Path

Coming across a monk praying while circumambulating a holy building, Geshe Tenpa said, “How pleasant to walk around sacred places, but you know, it’s far better to practice the wonderful […]

L E T T E R from Jo – Get Out of the Cul-de-sac

If you ever find yourself knee-deep in self-righteousness (Coo-ee!) or complaining/whining/elegantly demonstrating the shortcomings of others, situations or experiences (who me? looks over shoulder) this is the antidote. The good […]

L E T T E R from Jac – Evolution and Change

After yesterday’s ginormous Letter, we also have something to share with you! The Broad Place has been one huge adventure for us, initially an experiment that has become my entire […]

L E T T E R – Navigating Our Own Path

Okay ‘huge news’, we have moved our quotes to a neutral colour palette. I share this not because it’s going to change anyone’s days let alone lives, but it really […]