Barbara’s Blog

Life Is An Inside Job

Life Is An Inside Job

“Remember, the entrance door to the sanctuary is inside you.”  –  Rumi   I came across this quote from the ancient writer Rumi. Quotes are a good place to start a thought, an idea, a truth, a remembrance. How often do we want happiness to […]

My Friend Is Dying

My Friend Is Dying

‘My friend is dying’ maybe a strange title for a blog or an essay or anything else, but that’s what I found out last Friday morning. I’ve known it for as long as I have known her which is 5 years exactly, but now . […]

How Full Is Your Glass?

How Full Is Your Glass?

I saw this old quote with a twist recently, “It doesn’t matter if the glass is half full or half empty, just be glad you have a glass with something in it.” I’ve always thought of myself as the kind of person whose glass is […]

Loss and Grief

Loss and Grief

I saw this poem on facebook the other day and reposted it. Something I rarely do. But this one . . . this one was different. It spoke to my heart about loss and death and grief in a way that is more real than […]

Just Do It Anyway

Just Do It Anyway

I’ve heard this several times recently and it sparked several thoughts and ideas that have sent me to the keyboard. Many years ago, as you may know if you’ve read the ‘About Me,’ I happened by a woman that was selling drop spindles at the […]

What Am I Here To Do?

What Am I Here To Do?

What am I here to do? I’m here in this time and space to share light and love with all I meet no matter if it’s for a moment or a lifetime or somewhere in the middle. I’m here to be the best I can […]