Living On Purpose


Appreciation 900 600 onpurpose
  “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” – Dalai Lama As I sit at the wonderful coffee shop, drinking the best Almond Milk Latte, ever, I reflect on those moments of pure gratitude. The sweetness of life, the joy of giving, and the goodness of heart centered beings, [...]read more

Busy and Balance

Busy and Balance 900 675 onpurpose
  “No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.” – Louise L. Hay It seems to me that these two words might work against [...]read more


Soulmate 900 600 onpurpose
  “Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward. “ – EE Cummings I don’t even know where to begin with this one, it feels like it has been writing me. It started two and half years ago, I met someone special online. He is strong, spiritual, [...]read more

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

It’s All of It!

It’s All of It! 900 600 onpurpose
  I would like to talk about our emotions today, accepting all of ourselves unconditionally, and fully loving ourselves. We are not perfect in this human experience and we are infinite divine beings in our spiritual selves, made of pure love, joy, and abundance. For me, embracing all of me has not always been easy- [...]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

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

Fierce Compassion

Fierce Compassion 900 506 onpurpose
  Good Morning! My name is Michelle Arellano and I am a licensed minister for Centers for Spiritual Living. I’m a professional, a mom, a spiritualist and a compassionate in training. I am honored to be with you here today. From the first time I stepped foot in here, felt the warm welcoming energy, and [...]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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