We’ve ditched the lovely life in the suburbs, at least for now.

    It wasn’t that life was bad.

    In fact, quite the opposite.

    It’s just that it felt like we were somehow slowly becoming desensitised. Mixed into all the wonderful ingredients of precious community, supportive family and great schooling was the insidious, colour-free, taste-free influence of accumulating stuff, crazy-paced weeks, and a serious lack of connection with ourselves, with nature, and no idea about the extravagant diversity of Life on our planet.  Our children were growing up in a nurturing, homogenous, middle class bubble, which creates halcyon days but not necessarily strong, empathetic, contributing souls.

    And I was letting it happen.  No, more than that, I was making this life for us.  I was losing touch with what was truly important, drowning in the busy, the noise, the pretty, the latest, the done.

    So the idea was born.  Take a year out as a family and accompany Ulrik around the world with his physio teaching course (rehabtrainer.com.au).  To make it work, we would need to – in fact, we would want to – do it “backpacker” style.  A clean break from the white picket fence would show all of us how addicted we had become to ease and entitlement, give us all a chance to see the world, its people – and ourselves – in a new way.

    Write new stories. Because our stories create us.

    Mouse

    Mouse

    "All creatures great and small, the Lord God made them all."
    Lijee

    Lijee

    "Stay positive bro, life’s good."
    Bannie

    Bannie

    "Never, never, never give up."
    Ulrik

    Ulrik

    "We are weak but He is strong."

    Ulrik’s work as a Sports Physio educator is the reason we‘re able to do this year - we’re following him around as he teaches Personal Trainers about how to deal with injuries in their clients. It’s an important and in-demand skill set.

    His passion for helping people isn’t limited to their bodies... Ulrik is one of the most gentle, humble, wise and heart-focused men you are ever likely to meet. We are incredibly blessed to have him lead our family.

    Jen

    Jen

    "Each one sees what he carries in his own heart."

    Nothing is more beautiful to Jen than the human spirit. Having the opportunity to bear witness to the inner journey of those close to her is one of the greatest privileges of her life.

    She is captivated by how we make choices, by our one-ness as humans, and how we interact with the two greatest players in Life: Love and Fear.

    Say hello!!

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