Divine Touch

Creating art has been such a healing activity for me again and again. Mingling intuition and intention, the painting below feels like a healing touch for body, heart, and spirit. Maybe it will touch you as well. It was inspired … Continued

The Wind of Change

Take me to the Magic of the Moment‚Ķ on the Wind of Change. This has been the theme song for this new painting! She has taken me on quite a journey and has so much to say. She also insisted … Continued

Impeccable Words

* Note: This blog post was written before moving from the Loving Rd domain/website to Thrive True for technical reasons and before adopting the pen name Julia Ostara (which is just 2 letters different than my married name and sounds … Continued

May Blessings Bloom

May Blessings Bloom! <3 My primary words/sentiment for 2016 is “trust grace” which has become a prayer/blessing of sorts: trust grace, reverence, and delight. I always have a hard time choosing just 1 word for a year so the roses … Continued

Myth or Magic?!

The legends passed down through the ages have often intrigued me… stories about the various Gods and Goddesses from different cultures. ¬†I’ve recently had the joy of getting to know the Goddess Gaia better while creating a mixed media project … Continued

Vision, Respect, & Generosity or Crawling Under a Rock!

I felt like crawling under a rock! ¬†Instead, I took a deep breath, reconsidered my motivations and values, and learned a lot. ¬†Over the past 3 weeks, I’ve continued to digest the lessons and the love. ¬†Thankfully, several friends took … Continued