Muchness

“‎You’re not the same as you were before,” he said. You were much more… muchier… you’ve lost your muchness.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Have you ever felt that way? I’ve totally been there! I’ve felt lost and adrift trying … Continued

Mother Home

Home, Sweet Home… Mother Earth… Pachamama. May we all feel at home where ever we may roam. ♡ ‘Home’ card from ‘Soul Songs’ Inspiration Card Deck We’ve just arrived ‘home’ after a long family road trip (to Canada & Maine) with … Continued

Mother Mystery

Magic… that’s what the creative process often feels like to me! This painting has taken me on such a journey into the mystic, which was a favorite song to dance to with my mom. Serendipity finds me again as this … Continued

The Wind of Change

Take me to the Magic of the Moment… 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

Exploring Wild Nature

“All created things are alive, conscious, and want to communicate. The Creator has endowed all creatures with wisdom and joy, and they are eager to share with us their ways of being in the world. In time we learn to … Continued

Oh, Oh, Listen to the Music…

Do a little dance, make a little love, and sing with me! 🙂 So many great songs have been playing in my head while putting together the June 2016 Thrivival offering about “Oran Mor”, Celtic for “The Great Song.”  Yes, I’ve been listening, … 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

Warrior Within

Once again, art becomes medicine for me.  Today’s tune for Tuesday was chosen after working on this painting and looking for a song that spoke to strength and trusting our inner warrior as we go through life.  This song, Medicine, … Continued