Author Archives for Olivia Villa-Real

Happy New Year Greeting

January 2, 2015 4:40 am Published by 2 Comments

My very dear friends, I had been totally out of commission these past few weeks, and much as my heart wanted so badly to join you in celebrating this beautiful Season of Christmas and New Year, I couldn’t. So, before this first day of the New Year slips through my fingers, I would like to e...


Giving of Ourselves a Moment at a Time

September 29, 2014 11:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We all have our own idiosyncrasies. These are things that we do which are uniquely ours. And one of my idiosyncrasies is that, every time I take a shower, I tend to sing—which, I gather, some of you can relate to—or be in deep thought.   This morning, I’m in one of those moods to do a lot of...


The Power of Music

August 22, 2014 10:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It seems like music has always been an integral part of my life. And I am speaking not from the standpoint of a musician, but as an ordinary person. From the time we were born, and in whatever culture we were raised, music has been part of our lives in one form or another. In the more primitive...


“There Is God!”

July 22, 2014 11:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’d like to share with you a poem that I have written entitled “There Is…”. It is one of the poems in my collection of poetry, Murm’rings of the Heart, which is scheduled for publication in November of this year. I have also printed this poem on one of the pages of my CD, Stirrings of the Heart. ...


Love Calls in The Moonlight

July 19, 2014 10:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Moonlight by My Window This is a view of the moon by my window. Nights like this, when the moon sheds its radiance upon the quiet surroundings, inspire me to compose music or poetry. And I try my best to create something truly beautiful to match, in my own imperfect way, the unparalleled...


Be True to Yourself

July 18, 2014 10:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Here I am in this little corner of my room, searching my mind as to what I will be writing about on this blog. I have been uneasy, seemingly troubled during these past few days. And I looked into my heart to understand what I’ve been going through. As it is only through honesty that I can teach o...


Latest Works

July 2, 2014 10:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This has been an exciting year so far. I am eager to share with you some of my latest works. Stirrings of the Heart My latest Album is “Stirrings of the Heart” which captivates the heart and lifts your spirits with piano composition that is flowing, angelic and powerful. The first track on this l...