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Tea anyone?

How do I even begin to explain my last 2 days back on the island. I get back and instantly I’m put to work. Some of the events that have taken place I can’t fully explain because I need to protect a close friend that it all revolves around. The nicest person and has the

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Here goes…everything

What if the only thing holding us back from making a change is just not knowing how? Or thinking it has to take a lot to make a difference! But it's not that complicated. Support someone at your church or find an organization to help...cancer research always needs help. o

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Cancer sucks more when left behind

I sit alone in Newark airport About to eat a burger beige my next flight. A year ago Andy and I would have been back from our Jamaica trip together. A year ago he was alive (mostly since cancer sucks) I miss you Andy! I miss our travels together! It seems now I am to tra

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Laid to rest

To die young .. Oh what a cruel twist on expectations. I expected to grow old with Andy and to have security of love forever. It is crueler fate to leave behind a torn lover at a young age... Split between a life so vivid and a life full of lonely memories of love long g

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Walking with Andy

Today I walked with Andy reliving our moments of love and pain together. It was and is our 14th Wedding Anniversary today. We got married at 20 years old and never looked back. Coming back 'home' to michigan to take care of Andy's ashes and also the symbolism of it being

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Faith Walk

This morning I woke up from a bad night of druggy sleepiness and a heart grieving my Andy. It was early morning and I was just in time for my first sunrise. I finally saw the sunrise over the ocean! I splurged and made scrambled eggs with tortilla shell for a wrapper.

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This is a confession of a young widow who sometimes just can’t do things she used to do when married. My weakness of grief won this afternoon again. It happened last week too where the same trigger annihilated me.  Meet the adversary:   This jeep has bec

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Moments caught

Moments from the Lighthouse Ministry on St Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands...my new home. How do you rebuild a life after death? Get up each morning and breathe...then a whole lot of faith since most likely your strength will end the minute you step outside into the ligh

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All is well

Do we all seek a new start to life? Just as the day rises each day to bring a new day, we must also think of it as a chance for a new life. Each new day is a chance to try again, to fight again, to endure, and to make a difference. From the smalls to the bigs…size doesn’

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Old Lighthouse Hike

I write to speak for the broken hearted. I write to share the pain of those who lose heart. I write to soothe my soul. This morning started early with a hike up to the old lighthouse on the other side of my island. It took forever to get there. One thing to learn is

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