Jac O’Keeffe

In this lovely 8 minute video, a questioner says that she works with people in need of help and she gets very attached to them. She wants to know if that is ok, or?  Jac explains that when the heart is open and pure compassion flows, heart-breaking sadness arises on seeing the futile and inevitable suffering in the world.

In this lovely 10 minute video, Jac speaks about experiencing human emotions when emptiness is unobstructed by other lenses of perception.  Let’s get started with this very interesting video…

Beliefs around what awakening should look like can be woven into old habits of blame and self criticism. In this lovely 16 minute video, Jac speaks about how to deepen our capacity to witness and heal what wants to be seen without bypassing or self referencing.

Twenty years ago Jac headed up a professional team who ran residential retreats for people with clinical depression. What they found was that depression was fundamentally rooted in the overuse of the self referencing network. In this important video, Jac talks about brain function, beliefs, emotions and experiences common to most people with depression and provides tips on what you can do.

In this interesting 4 minute video, Jac explains that even though desires actually come from the “person”, having many unfulfilled desires can often lead to despair.   Let’s listen in as she explains…

This post is bit longer than usual but for fans of Jac O’Keeffe I thought it was important to include the whole interview from 2021 with Susan Hill.  Let’s listen as Jac shares some eternal wisdom…

In this wonderful 8 minute video, Jac talks to us on how we can be the “non-doer” and yet remain fully responsible and accountable.  Let’s listen carefully as she explains…

In this surprising 8 minute video, a questioner has some questions about the “Law of Attraction” and the ability to create our own reality. Jac explains that the idea of “creating your reality” will always prove itself to be empty and the reason for this…

In this interesting 7 minute video, Jac O’Keeffe helps us understand some of the “spiritual” traps that many fall into during their search, how to detect it and what to do about it. Let’s listen…

In this lovely little two minute reminder, Jac O’Keeffe explains that once one is in the “awakened state” most of the time, it becomes much easier to turn everything over to the “Real” self.  Let’s see what she is talking about…

In this short 4 minute audio from one of her online meetings called “Truth Serum Cafe “,  Jac O’Keeffe explains that although we may recognize our true nature behind the personality, the false sense of “I” we call “Me” continues to have needs that need to be met.  This audio is about how to do that…

The University of Arizona The Science of Consciousness Conference is the world’s longest running and interdisciplinary conference addressing fundamental aspects of consciousness, the brain, reality, and existence.  Jac presented at the 2020 conference. She suggested ways in which science and spirituality could cross-pollinate for mutual benefit. Here’s Jac’s presentation, “How to Approach Phenomenal Consciousness”.

In this great little 5 minute video, Jac O’Keeffe explains that living through a pandemic this day and age gives us an amazing opportunity to come together and work together towards the same goal and also gives us a wonderful opportunity to remain in presence much more of the time.  Let’s listen…

In this interesting 5 minute video, Jac O’Keeffe asks us to look inside to face the divisions and prejudice that we may not be aware of.  Let’s listen to this little message of unity…

In this nine minute video, Jac O’Keeffe reminds us that the reason that “Create Your Own Reality” methods sometimes give the illusion of working is that ones desires can often be an intuitive preview of what is to come in the apparent sequential story of “me”.

In this five minute video clip, Jac explains that there is no need to try to change our thoughts and it is perfectly ok to feel thoughts of stress or struggle as long as we don’t believe in those thoughts. In other words we can be totally free and awake AND life on the outside can continue as usual (based on our conditioning), as long as we don’t identify or believe in what is happening as anything other than phenomenal.

In this ten minute video from Jac O’Keeffe, she explains that to the mind (ego, person) it appears that there are two worlds when in reality there is only one. Because its existence is dependent on a dualistic view created by the world of form, it simply can not accept its existence as being imagined. Let’s listen to this very interesting explanation…

This video from Jac may only be two and a half minutes long, but the truth it points to is immeasurable. Jac helps us to realize that regardless of one’s idea of enlightenment, the reality is that there is no such thing as enlightenment.

This short five minute, well produced video from “Universal Awakening” brings us beautiful quotes about God from such Masters as Mooji, Ramana Maharshi, Alan Watts, Nisargadatta Maharaj and many others.  Here we find a central theme that attempts to define the meaning of God expressed in many ways, but resulting in only one common message.

In this mini three minute video clip, Jac explains that without even realizing it, even the most seemingly noble agendas can be ego driven. Let’s listen in as she takes the example of “Compassion” to demonstrate her point…

In this very short three minute video Jac expresses a very meaningful description of true gratitude which rises up from nowhere and is directed at no one.  This is the kind of gratitude that does not come out of expectation or forcing of any kind and truly fills your heart with joy without cause.  Let’s take a quick listen…