Pure Light – Sweet Solstice Blessings

i see the pure light within you walkin’ on sunshine alive and true Sweet Solstice Blessings to You! This one feels fitting for the Solstice… whether it’s the day with the longest sunlight, as it is here in the northern hemisphere … Continued

Tis the Season! December Solstice E-Zine Gift Now Available

☆ Happy Holy Days ☆  It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Adlai Stevenson The December Solstice offering of the Thrive True e-zine is now available! This is the biggest one yet so please be … 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

Life's a Wild Ride

Life’s a Wild Ride!  If there’s anything I ‘know for sure’, that is it.  The more I embrace vulnerability and open up with people, who in turn share their stories, the more I realize how wild life is for all … Continued

Wonderful Winter Walk

Would you like to join me for a (virtual) winter walk?  There is still so much bare beauty to be seen, even in winter.  The bareness seems to make it even more intimate to be in nature somehow.  Every season … Continued

Giving

Giving away a pack of 5 postcards (and giving this dream a chance) and including a bonus extra of the favorite turtle postcard!  Please share this post from Loving Road on facebook to enter.  Celebrating the first Loving Rd postcard series.  Hoping to spread some joy, smiles, love, and inspiration.  Winner will … Continued

Go Your Own Way

Art keeps mending, healing, growing, and lifting this heart!  Learning to go my own way… <3 Thanks again to Tamara LaPorte for the awesome (and free) art, heart, & healing course!!  I’m finally up to the whimsy girls part of week 2.  I made 2 … Continued

What a difference! Art 101 Week 5

How much difference can a free online class, a little practice, and a week make?  I’m actually doing a happy dance over here!  Though pretty embarrassed at the before picture below!  I can barely believe the after picture was also made with my … Continued