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Island kids offer up a donation

Found out the kids at the Lighthouse were scheming before I got here. They raised $18.56 and 20 Pesos for Africa! The Pesos will be a nice souvenir ha!

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An angel knocked on my door with a key to my pain

Woke up...Sun shining...an Angel came to the door and gave me encouragement. The last few days have been a bit challenging on the island but I am still kicking. When most think of an island they think vacation and sun...this is true...I am staying at a beautiful villa in

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It’s not over yet

It's not over yet Have you ever hit your limit and feel finished? A friend sent me a link to a song called 'It's not over yet'. I listened to it after arriving at the condo I am staying at while visiting St. Croix for 2 weeks. Sometimes a song can really hit hard and s

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Should we ever try to make a child smile

Had a chat with one of my more colorful vocal friends on the island who has opinions on everything. It was challenging and hurtful at times what he had to say. But as always he will talk with no filter and bluntness mixed with judgment. Yet I still accept him for him as I ho

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For now I wait..and enjoy time with the kids

On an island in the sun where I once lived and wandered around. Visiting for two weeks is a very odd feeling. I've been here 3 days and each day I've taken kids out for mini adventures. For someone not used to having kids all the time I am tired but content. I'm already thin

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I do have a purpose …. I am worth it …and Yes I am a widow and proud of it

Honesty time...I don't have an abundance of money. Really, I don't...it is slowly depleting and with no job and no prospects of 'normal' job life returning I only can continue this work by finding those out there that want to make a difference in another child's life by part

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Enjoying vs. Searching

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When you feel too small to be worth trying that’s when it’s Right

How do I lay the burden on others hearts that weighs so heavy on mine....I can't. There are a little over 300 readers of this blog and with so much social media overload and photos of cats and dogs that win the 'like' buttons more than a photo of a sad kid in another country

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Two versions of life

My life has been more abundant since letting go of a way of thinking that didn't conform to how we are taught to think. When I stopped trying to think about how my life 'should' be when fit into a box that others around say it should fit into something magical happened. Take

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