May you be well JC, wherever you are, in whatever state. My heart goes out to you, your wife and your family.
P.S. A look at JC's father's facebook page seems to confirm that JC has passed on:
Children: James Brand 34 years Gone to be with Jesus[8-30-2010]
"And so, because this Teaching is so different from what Westerners are accustomed to, they will try to adapt the Teaching to their own framework. What they need to learn to do is not to adapt the Teaching to their own point of view but to adapt their own point of view to the Teaching. This is called saddhá, or faith, and it means giving oneself to the Teaching even if the Teaching is contrary to one’s own preconceived notions of the way things are."- Ven BodhesakoNanavira Thera's teachings - An existential approach to the Dhamma
| Ven. Bodhesako's essay on anicca