Sweet Soul Songs & Messengers

What makes your heart & soul sing?! Do you have soundtracks playing in your head? I definitely do! And, I’m trying to be more aware and intentional with what that sounds like! I’m also learning to be more clear with my voice, … Continued

Wonderful & Weird Wandering

Into the Wonder…. that’s where I often wander. It’s been a long, circular sort of journey through life to ‘middle age’ to return to an attitude/approach that embraces curiosity looking through eyes of wonder amidst the great mystery of life… coming … 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

At Home in the Mist

Coincidence?  Mysterious?  Last night, I started reading the book, ‘The Mist-Filled Path’ and today, I find myself wrapped deep in the mist… quite literally!  I’ve attempted to ‘capture’ a bit of the mist with my beloved camera today… such a … Continued

Thrive

Finding my voice… my song Beat to your drummer, your own heart.  Dance your dance, sing your song.  Be YOU to full!  Thrive.  Time for me to fly… This piece of art and creative process was very much about finding my voice, … Continued

Art101 Week 1 – Woohoo!

This is my story for week 1 of the art101 challenge.  If you have any questions about supplies or techniques, I’ll be happy to answer in the comments. Written in my journal on June 2, 2014: Embracing vulnerability versus productivity and achievement … Continued