Medicine Bear ~ New painting by Rita Loyd

This image is a visualization for inner strength. The woman in the painting is imagining herself to have the strength of a mighty grizzly bear. And she feels the protection and support of the bear directly behind her. She also imagines the bear within her and the thick protective fur protects her sensitivity from the harsh energies of the world. . . . → Read More: Medicine Bear ~ New painting by Rita Loyd

Healing and Grounding from the Earth ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

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Listen to the Loving Voice within ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

“Listen to the loving voice within by Rita Loyd . . . → Read More: Listen to the Loving Voice within ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

New! Unconditional Self-Love Message Card Deck!

Here is my newest creation! A collection of fifty art cards with messages of self-love on the back of each card. . . . → Read More: New! Unconditional Self-Love Message Card Deck!

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I have closed comments on my blog entries due to overload of spam comments.

If you would like to leave me a message me, you can email me from my website contact page. I would be happy to hear . . . → Read More: Closed comments due to spam but email me your comments

Transformation ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

“Transformation” by Rita Loyd . . . → Read More: Transformation ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

What Blocks You From Self-Love? ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

What blocks you from self-love? by Rita Loyd  © 2013

What blocks you from self-love? by Rita Loyd © 2013

I was inspired to paint this painting when I was trying to help a friend unblock herself from self-hate. On the rocks I have written some of the things that contributed to my self-hate in the past. What blocks you from self-love . . . → Read More: What Blocks You From Self-Love? ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

Negative Thoughts Flying Everywhere ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

"thoughts flying everywhere" by Rita Loyd © 2012

“thoughts flying everywhere” by Rita Loyd © 2012

Here is a painting that I did a few years ago when my Father was recovering from major heart surgery and complications of internal bleeding from a bleeding ulcer after the surgery. Everything felt so uncertain. This was a time I felt that I “should” be positive and . . . → Read More: Negative Thoughts Flying Everywhere ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

Compassion, Courage and Strength ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

Compassion, Courage and Strength" by Rita Loyd © 2012

Compassion, Courage and Strength
by Rita Loyd

In times of physical and emotional exhaustion
I visualize an infusion of  compassion,  courage and strength
pouring in, healing my spirt, mind and body.

In times of physical and emotional exhaustion
I visualize myself as a budding lotus
rising above the muddy waters of fear, depression and self-doubt
to a higher place of peace, love . . . → Read More: Compassion, Courage and Strength ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

Expansion of Love ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd

“Expansion of love” by Rita Loyd © 2012

Here is the affirmation for my new painting
“Expansion of Love”

The expansion of love begins as a small seed from within.
First I learn to love and nurture myself.
And then as my spirit awakens
I find that when I help others, I help myself.
And from that awareness
my love expands and overflows . . . → Read More: Expansion of Love ~ New Painting by Rita Loyd