Living in the Flow

Let Life Happen!

“Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always.”

Rainer Maria Rilke
Let Life Happen! 900 600 onpurpose


Surrender 900 507 onpurpose
  “Always say ‘yes’ to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? what could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life — and see how life suddenly starts [...]read more

Working With it All

Working With it All 900 599 onpurpose
  “So this is how you swim inward. So this is how you flow outwards. So this is how you pray.” – Mary Oliver Not feeling like it or feeling up to par stops me in my tracks at times. If I keep moving with the energy, I seem to move back into the flow. [...]read more

Going Within to Get Out

“The only journey is the one within.”

Rainer Maria Rilke
Going Within to Get Out 900 600 onpurpose

Here and Now

Here and Now 900 483 onpurpose
  “Even in the midst of chaos, there is always a higher order seeking to emerge.” Michael Bernard Beckwith I finished my consulting interim CEO position in Sacramento, it was a 6 month position and I was grateful to work with wonderful people at Boys & Girls Club with an incredible mission. I was also [...]read more

Peace in the Midst of the Storm

Peace in the Midst of the Storm 900 550 onpurpose
  Thursday was a profound day for me. I went to Nia Dance (Nia-Dance, helps to heal the body, spirit, mind and emotions), with a heavy heart after another shooting incident the night prior. 14 lives lost in San Bernardino, senseless killings, and there’s no way to even wrap myself around it. It happened again, [...]read more

Moving Back Into the Authentic Flow

Where are you blocking flow in your life? “When you’re living in the flow things happen with ease.  Synchronicity is all around you.  Doors open.  The right people appear and things fall into place.  Just…

Stephanie Zamora
Moving Back Into the Authentic Flow 900 675 onpurpose

Meditation is Listening

Meditation is Listening 900 481 onpurpose
  “Meditate! Let the light of the heart engulf you.” – Gurumayi Chidvilasananda I spoke about meditation and the bumpy road it was for me in the beginning. Now it’s not perfect but I’m more in the flow and it touches my heart deeply. What has helped me with meditation is staying diligent. I apply [...]read more


Meditation 900 522 onpurpose
  For me meditation has been an unfolding, a discovering, and a surrendering experience. The first few times I meditated I was all over the place. My mind was jumping from one thing to another and, in no way, was it peaceful. Over a few years I would try it off and on and really [...]read more

Somewhere in the Middle

Somewhere in the Middle 900 600 onpurpose
  Being in the middle of something bigger feels a bit crazy to me, unsettling, and all stirred up. What do I fully believe? Where am I going? What am I doing? How do I become more fully me? Do I fully trust what is happening? Why does it feels so scary??? I ask myself [...]read more
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