Spirit of Oya

Energizing Through Music & Art

Monthly Archives: August 2012

post title background Moises Suriel creates pencil portrait of Oya

  I am so excited to share a piece of art that a Beautiful and Talented “Ray of Light” named Moises Suriel created for me. Moises Suriel put a major smile on my face and heart when he emailed me one night watching the Olympics. After reading one of my blog posts “Live Your Dreams” he informed me that he was inspired to draw a pencil sketch of me. Moises said, “Blessings Oya, I drew a pencil sketch of you tonight on my drawing pad while watching dreams being fulfilled in the Olympics. My wife insisted that I show it … Continue reading »

post title background Connecting with Spirit

In a busy world where so many people are telling us what to look like, how to feel and how to live our lives, it can be challenging to take the time to genuinely connect with our Spirit. Yet, even with all our busy-ness, we need to take the time to honor Spirit. But what exactly is “Spirit”? The idea that we each have a Spirit inside us is so foreign to many, because we tend to get wrapped up in what is going on in the external world and what everyone around us is doing. I have learned from … Continue reading »

post title background OYA THOMAS DEBUT SINGLE “LOVE” NOW ON ITUNES

OYA THOMAS DEBUT SINGLE “LOVE” NOW ON ITUNES Independent Artist Inspires and Uplifts The Soul August 15, 2012, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Soulful independent artist, Oya Thomas, highly anticipated new single “LOVE” is now available on iTunes. “LOVE” is an up tempo thankful salute to the tales of life swaddled by the blessings of love. It is a heartfelt tribute to the divine beauty of the world as felt through the Spirit of Oya. LISTEN TO “LOVE” NOW iTUNES SOUNDCLOUD YOUTUBE “LOVE” is one of 10 tracks off her soon to be released debut album “Spirit of Oya”. The project … Continue reading »

post title background Overcome Fear of Failure

I have seen a lot of people not move forward because they keep holding themselves back, citing a variety of reasons. But what I’ve realized when I really looked at what was keeping them stuck is, the common denominator of their experiences has always been fear. And realizing this has made me wonder, is there a formula we can use to alleviate fear when it rears its ugly head? Now, I want to be clear:  We will all continue to feel fear when we encounter challenges in our lives. So, it’s probably not very realistic to seek out a formula … Continue reading »