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Sonya Julie

Sonya Julie is a freelance writer who enjoys sharing info and ideas about spirituality, community, health, fitness, travel, and adventure. She is also a spiritual coach and energy healer.

Paddle On

One of my favorite things to do is get into a canoe or kayak and silently slip across the rippling waves, watching turtles and fish swimming amidst the swaying seaweed. On a quiet day there is the reflection of the trees and sky in the water. When there […]

In the Ocean of Being

Each of us is like a wave riding upon the ocean, retaining a sense of unique identity, yet the ocean is the collective whole, the source from which we all come. Each life is a unique wave flowing on the surface in its own space, time, and place. Yet we […]

The Return to My Creative Self

I have decided that I need to be much more creative. That I need to return to that joyous feeling of creating without expectation. I want to play with clay, paint, and beads. I want to dance, sing, play instruments, write poems, and share my story through art. […]

Tomato and Basil Salad

I am going to a summer potluck today and wanted to bring a dish to pass. I decided to choose something where all of the ingredients are sold in the grocery store at room temperature. That way I don’t have to worry about keeping it cold. Tomato and […]

A Weekend in Holly

I just had a fun weekend visit to Holly, Michigan. We stayed at the Holly Crossing Bed and Breakfast where our hosts were gracious, the room comfortable, and the breakfast was just right. It was a relaxing place to stay and we enjoyed talking with the owners who had many […]

Write Now

✔️ Best advice for writers: “Finish. Don’t keep tinkering with the same book for years. Put it aside and start another one. You won’t improve as a writer by writing the same book over and over.” – Melissa Lenhardt

Courage

I began riding nearly 10 years ago as an adult. It took a lot of courage to get back onto a horse after having not ridden since I was a child. At the time I was easily 40 pounds overweight, unhealthy, and recovering from a severe case of Fibromyalgia and […]