I received a text from a friend the other day asking me to pray for someone who was very ill. She asked if I would put his name in my prayer jar, or God jar as I affectionately call it…. Read moreOn Prayers & Praying…
Every now and then the stars shine brighter than bright. Every now and then it feels like things are finally coming together just the way they should. Things are better than they used to be. In fact, they’re better now than we… Read moreWalkin’ On Sunshine!
A people whisperer uses a technique in which they “hold the space”. This means that they listen to someone by being totally present. It means giving their heart, love and full attention to the other person. A people whisperer creates a peaceful and safe… Read moreSo What Is a People Whisperer Anyway?
Sandy Barlow resides in Virginia Beach and is the mother of two fantastic children. She has two beautiful granddaughters and one Chesapeake Bay Retriever granddog named Macon. Sandy’s professional background includes commercial insurance, certified garbologist-dumpster diver, property management and small… Read moreAbout The Author
Autumn. That time of year when the days are shorter, the nights are longer and an invigorating chill fills the air. Trips to the beach have yielded to mountain getaways, where we marvel at Mother Nature in all her leaf… Read moreSeasons of Change
To the woman reading this, I hope you have a favorite photo of yourself that you enjoy looking at every now and then. This one is mine…80s hair and all. I was 39 years old when this Glamour Shot was taken. Desiring… Read moreThe Art of Aging Well
The sweet lady behind the dessert counter must have noticed that crazed look in my eyes when she offered to make me my very own key lime pie. They were on sale that day for $4.99 and the shelf was… Read moreKey Lime Pie
My friend Carol introduced me to sea glass. She lived on the Chesapeake Bay with her deranged husband John. Carol’s life resembled that of Laura who later became Sara in the movie “Sleeping with the Enemy”. Each day brought a… Read moreHunting Sea Glass
…well almost anyway. One of my favorite Zac Brown songs is “Knee Deep”, especially the lyric that says “the ocean is my only medication” because for me it is, except for music of course and the St. John’s Wort that… Read moreThe Ocean Is My Only Medication
Soon we will “spring forward” into daylight savings time. It will seem like the days are longer, but the amount of time we actually have will stay the same. Time is more precious than gold. We all have the same… Read moreTime…tick tock tick tock