‘You Linger – Still’ (a Poem)

I am continuing to compose short poems that may or may not appear in my second anthology, and I am enjoying every second of it, regardless of what form these poems will eventually take! Here is a draft called ‘You Linger – Still.’ ❤️ You linger – still –In the half-forgotten worldOf memory, myth-making, magic….

Vosloo’s Series: All Video Themes

The plan for Vosloo’s video series is complete! ️Today, I am posting all of the themes for each video – I previously posted them in two instalments, here and here. Prior to firming up this plan, I made an introductory video explaining who Vosloo is, and how I’ve interpreted his teachings, as he isn’t a…

Vosloo’s Series: The Plan for the Final Five Videos

The plan for Vosloo’s video series is complete! ️Today, I am posting the themes for the final five videos – I posted the first five themes yesterday. For those who prefer to read about all of the themes in one post, I created a full list here. Prior to firming up this plan, I made…

‘As Peace Breathes Through Your Restless Mind…’ (a Poem)

This is the first draft of a poem I’m working on for my second anthology, which may be released in 2020 … or may be released in 2021, depending on how my year goes. 😁 Regardless, I hope you enjoy! Let the rigid heat of perfectionism Give way to your humanity. Let the masks fall…

Vosloo’s Series: The Plan for the First Five Videos

The plan for Vosloo’s video series is complete! ️Today, I am posting the themes for the first five videos – I will post the next five themes tomorrow. Update: the second part is here. For people who prefer to read about all of the themes in one post, I created a full list here. Prior…

Solstice: the Deepest Night

Seasonal depression has often made its presence known in my life. As the days darken, my own thoughts tend to take on a heavier tone too. Over the years, I have learned to bask in the subtle blessings of winter: to honour the energy of contraction, of turning inward, of withdrawal and reflection. On the…

Jac O’Keeffe On Handling Our Bullshit With Integrity

My work as an editor with Positive Life frequently involves interviewing famous names in the spiritual and self-help fields – or listening to interviews that other people associated with the magazine have done with said famous names – so I can condense it all down into an article format. I hear copious nuggets of wisdom….

‘I Guess It’ll Be Okay’ (Short Story)

This short story features an eleven-year-old character named Sophie who has been lingering in my heart for quite a while. I have a sense of her sensitive, curious nature, and the tension she holds within her as she struggles to deal with peer pressure, a family breakup, and the strain of being made to grow…

‘Where You Breathe’ (a Poem)

They are fragile: Delicate as a freshly spun web, But with the might to carry legions. They linger in morning light A cooling mist The first drops of rain When drought has struck. They have beaten against your brow For too long: These treasures hidden From prying eyes From ceaseless sorrow From those who could…