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Barbara MacFarlane

The largest, and most brilliant tile in my life mosaic, is motherhood. Every element of who I am is in the makeup of this tile. Being a mother utilizes everything about who I am, and want to be. …

Maybe two.

I’m sitting in my car waiting out a raging thunderstorm. Masks are now optional and we’re still in Covid. When I first wrote this, it’d been a year in Covid, give or take a month. I’ve started to venture out traveling by car to some nice places in…

How SB Sentient Beauty LLC originated. As a mother, I’m the ultimate creator, um… of life itself. I still have to pinch myself some days to believe it’s true. Motherhood is my biggest honor in life.

My education is in Liberal Arts/Dance/Writing from the University of New Mexico having performed…

The shop I devote my time to, Sentient Beauty Vegan Cosmetics and Skin Care, is my mosaic of hope, creativity, tenacity, expertise, and potential. I love the word potential. There are no limits. My mosaic life continues with every day of self-realization. It happens whether I try or not. Self-realization…

by Barbara MacFarlane

MWC Work

If the work I’ve done throughout my life was depicted in a great work of art, it’d be a cubist painting of an eclectic resume spanning thirty-five years. After graduating high school a year early, then pursuing my college degree in Dance/Theater Arts going to…

by Barbara MacFarlane

MWC Space

I like to think that I can recall my first space or residence in life, that being my mother's womb. I like to think that I absorbed the love she carried me with and that my father felt toward me and that it informed who…

MWC Death

There’s been a death in my family, but there’s been no wake. The death of a promise is one of the hardest to endure and forgive. The manifestation of a broken promise can take many forms. The absence of the intangible, but vital features of love and respect…

That’s Who I’d Be

MWC Reentry

I’ve been given 61 years so far. Or have I taken them? I started out in my life three months before they said I could. I took three months without permission. Born 3-months before it was time. And I re-entered the world. Before I…

Sentient comes from the Latin sentient-, “feeling,” and it describes things that are alive. A sentient being can feel, perceive and sense things. They have an awareness of surroundings, sensations, thoughts, and an ability to show responsiveness. Having senses makes something sentient, or able to smell, communicate, touch, see, or…

Barbara MacFarlane

My education is in Liberal Arts/Dance/Writing having studied with Joy Harjo and Lee Connor writer and dancer respectively. But, my greatest honor is motherhood.

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