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There Just As Many Short Graves As There Are Long Ones

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Missed Church this morning. I got up and since I didn't take my bath before I went to sleep, I got in the tub this morning, and you guessed it, fell asleep! And when I woke up Church was about to start. So I stayed home.

Seemed like I kept seeing pictures of my second to last sister everywhere!

So after a little while contemplating and crying and going back down memory lane, one of my mom's sayings just came barreling back to my memory. "There are just as many short graves out there, as there are long one's." And you know, that saying became so real for me, because I lost so many of my brothers and sisters at such young ages. And I made it a part of my own life. So for those of you who consider me to be boring or whatever your view of me is, take a walk with me down one of the roads of my life. At one time in my life, I had 5 sisters. Now I only have two. All of my sisters, I lost at young ages.

To my nieces, and my daughter, ever wonder why I tried to keep you so close to me? I know, I know, you all got "grown" one day.

Before you was my little sister, real name, Patty Ann! Strong willed young lady, just like you all are now. Just in a hurry to grow up and live her life. So grown, and stubborn and left home. She got sick and refused to tell my mom how sick she was during her teenage years. Had a sore throat and a high, high fever. Turned out to be strept throat which she did not get treated. Being young, she got through it. But unbeknownst to her, it affected the valves of her heart. She was my heart. Came down and took care of my first born, Less Malbon. She had that boy walking by nine months old. I have pictures of that event!!! Shortly after that she met and married, and had her own children. She still helped me though!!! Bless her heart and soul. The damage her heart suffered in her earlier teen years would not show up until she had her second baby. Her heart could not handle the increased demand on it, and her valve blew.

I walked her through that whole time from heart cath to heart valve replacement. Can you imagine the pain in my heart I felt when I was told of her death? I almost died myself. So much we had gone through to get her back to health. Yes, DC General and all! That is when DC General won my full and total respect and is why I worked there until the doors closed in 2001.

So yes, my nieces, and now my own daughter who now too is grown and on her own, I held you all as close as you would let me. And yes, I said no to a lot of things, and am still trying to do my best to steer you in the right direction from a distance now. So, I ask you, all of you, no matter how grown you think you are, take a look a short ways back. See what I saw. Young women struck down in the prime of their lives, and for what? Tell yourself no now!!! You know right from wrong, and even what might not even be so wrong, still don't do it. Somewhere, I hope you will see that it is my love for you and the Wisdom in my mom's words that has come true to many times that make me error on the side of caution!!!

Patty Ann, I told your story, as you laid it on my heart through your pictures, that just kept showing up to me around here. Know you are loved and missed. Never will be forgotten!!!

some of you know this story. For those who don't, it is told in my book - Chapter Two Going and Growing Through the Pain Dealing with the Deaths.

Not easy by any stretch of the word! It is more than a love story..

Have you bought my book???

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Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!

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May Is Stroke Awareness Month - Take A Step To Reduce Your Risks of One!!!

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Hello Everybody!!! May is National Stroke Awareness Month!!! Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of adult disability. About 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year.  One American dies from a stroke every 4 minutes, on average.  Get more quick facts about stroke. Stroke is a medical emergency. Know the signs and symptoms of stroke, and call 9-1-1 right away if you think someone might be having a stroke. Getting fast treatment is important to preventing death and disability from stroke. You may be able to prevent stroke or reduce your risk through healthy lifestyle changes. In addition, medication can reduce stroke risk for some people. Learn About Stroke! Race or ethnicity. Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, and Alaska Natives have a greater chance of having a stroke than do non-Hispanic whites or Asians. The risk of having a first stroke is nearly twice as high for blacks than for whites. Blacks are also more likely to die from stroke than are whites. Please join me and take a step towards reducing your risks of having a Stroke!!!   Paste the following link into your web browser and make a pledge for your health!!!


 http://www.stroke.org/makeyourchoice#make-the-pledge


 

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Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!

 

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Tell the Whole Truth and Help Us To Stand In Our Anointment

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The Police Commmisioner in Baltimore says, 

"The cause of disproportionate crime and poverty rates among blacks in Baltimore and the U.S. is the continued degradation of the nuclear family.

The out-of-wedlock birth rate among blacks is 72 percent, comparted to 54 percent for Hispanics and 29 percent for whites.

People of all races with high rates of out-of-wedlock births suffer higher unemployment and higher crime rates. Young single mothers in their teens or early 20s start their children's lives digging a hole very few can climb out of.

It doesn't take a village to raise a child, unless you want to rely on government largesse. It takes two committed parents, working hard and sacrificing for our children."

 

He further states, "Stop blaming racism and police brutality. Police are overwhelmingly good people who are just enforcing the law. The cultural norms that accept bearing children without benefit of marriage are the true problem facing black America in the 21st century"

 

What in deed has happened to telling the whole story and the truth?  Yes, the TRUTH!  Why isn't it stated somewhere in these statements about the standards that have been placed up against "Good People" who are out here just trying to make it but have unfair standards of competition when it comes to the actual things that would enhance the quality of life for them.

 

How about having to work two or more jobs just to keep a roof over one's head. That just might contribute to one's time and choice of a mate. To name a fewmore things, such as university admissions, selective high school admission, school discipline, mortgage loans, police and fire fighter tests, felon disenfranchisement laws, employment policies that look at criminal records and more.

 

These are the practices that are so systematized and  contribute to rates of  " illegitimacy" . And really if we would take the time to sit down and please, for the love of decency, Tell The Whole Truth! You can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar. Let us stop for a minute and use a little encouragement, instead of always trying to find a sting and a scourge to get your point across. 

 

The whole truth is and can be found in a recent study from one of my favorite sources, owing to my background in nursing is none other than the CDC - Centers for Disease Control. Recent meaning done in 2014. For ease, the summary of the study is right here, but the link to the study will follow.  

 

The name of the study is;

 

Recent Declines in Nonmarital Childbearing in the United States

 

Summary

 

This report highlights recent declines in nonmarital childbearing since 2007 as well as shifts in childbearing within cohabiting unions since 2002. The recent declines in birth rates and numbers of births to unmarried women parallel to some extent the overall decline in birth rates during this period and also reflect the declines in teen birth rates (8,10); the majority of births to teenagers are to unmarried women (8). The recent declines in nonmarital birth rates have been evident across age groups of women under age 35 and for all race and Hispanic groups. Birth rates have fallen more for black and Hispanic women, thus narrowing the differences across groups. Trends in birth rates among married women have not followed the same pattern as those among unmarried women. Birth rates among married women declined from 2007 to 2010, although to a lesser extent compared with unmarried women, but have since increased slightly.

 

Telling  More of the whole truth, is an essential here.  The father is in the home! This was not said by the Police Chief.  Although not married, these children are being born inside of cohabitant relationships.  Halelujah, the father is in the home!  

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db162.htm

 

Please Tell The Whole Truth!  We as a race of people have enough grief to deal with as it is.  Help us to Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!  We have come far, but yes, still many miles to go!

 

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Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!

 

 You can watch the Book Trailer here :

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0

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To An Easter That Is Full Of Love!

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With OUR EYES we see The beauty of Easter As the earth awakens once more. With OUR EARS we hear The birds sing sweetly To tell us spring again is here. With OUR HANDS we pick The golden daffodils And the fragrant hyacinths. But only with OUR HEARTS Can we feel the MIRACLE of GOD'S LOVE Which redeems all men. And only with OUR SOUL Can we make our 'pilgrimage to God' And inherit His Easter Gift of ETERNAL LIFE. - Helen Steiner Rice

I have loved Helen Steiner Rice card's from my childhood.  so I though what a way to tell my friends that I love them and to wish them a Happy Easter too!!

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The Strength of the Black Woman - Do Not Break Her!!!

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Several years ago, during a conversation with a white nurse, every nerve in my body just cringed. I didn't know if I wanted to hit her or what.  One thing for sure, she had to be given a new look and take on life.  One that would show her the heart and soul of a Black Woman.   

 

We were tendng to the wounds of a black youth that had come in for treatment. Not such a nice young man at all.  His mouth was full of obscenities and curse words. So I asked her if she wanted me to deal with him instead of her.  She was cockey and very sure of herself, and turned and engaged me.with this remark, "I"ll handle him, because I have a house full of niggers myself. "  I asked her what she meant, and she told me that her children were half black, and that she knew how to deal with them. 

 

That remark made me stumble forward!  And she continued on with her neck moving and pointing her finger at me and said I am not afraid of that mother#**!@!  Not only was I in shock, but now I was hurt to, and on so many levels.

 

For the life of me, I do not know who she had imagined that the Black Woman was, or who had demonstrated to her that that was how a black woman acts.  So I asked her to please not to refer to her children as niggers, first of all.  You can walk away at any time you choose, but they have so much to deal with at this time  in their lives, and they don't need to be called a nigger by their own mom. I assured her that the black expereience was more than shaking your neck and cursing.  This was not the time to approach that young black man, as out of order as he was with some more of the wrong ways to act in life! I was so through with her I did not know what to do.  

 

I went to the young man's bedside to administer the medication to him and when he started up, I demanded to be respected by him.  I told him that I could be his mother and certainly he would not want anyone to treat his mother like that. I told him I would do everything in my power to help him through this time, but he had to adress me as a human being and talk to me with some  respect.  This he did, and I kept up my end of the bargain too, and he thanked me before it was all said and done.

 

Most people will look at that picture above and decry foul, and racism and mistreatment. And for sure it does speak volumes about slavery and the mistreatment of black people in our history.  

 

But I beg you to look a little deeper into the eyes of this woman with  a baby on her breast that is obviously not her own. She has a smile on her face, although being forced to endure through some trying times, her breasts are still full of milk. Psychologically, her milk could have dried up if her heart was not in the right place. There is a lot to that breast feeding thing for sure, and that little one on her lap sure does look healthy!!!

 

So if you are going to teach blackness, remember that although her heart is breaking a real black woman will still reach way down within her soul and do everything she can to make sure that a young one is alright!  She has to teach the young ones what to do and expect in life. Although the situations and circumstances may be dire, she thinks of her legacy and the genrations to come, and she teaches them morals and values and respect. She will do,  despite the consequences to herself.

 

Not to worry though, because she knows how to replenish and refresh herself.  She knows how to take it to the Lord in Prayer, and tell God all about it and somehow comes back with more strength and resolve to do whatever the work assigned to her hands is.  She may shed some tears along the way, but she knows who she is and what it is she has to do.  She has to be strong for those who cannot be strong. She really doesn't have the time to do that finger popping, neck turning thing.  It will take away from her resolve and will open doors to those wounded places. Those places where in time she will review and certainly has learned from and will do all in her power not to repeat.  But for now, she must keep her focus on the task at hand. 

 

So the next time someone shows you traits that are not indicative of the Strength of the Black Woman, or dare to say things like  there are so many things wrong with you black woman.   Why don’t you just give up.....

 

Saluting the  African American Women of our lifetime who through their persistence and passion and personal bravery broke down walls and leapt over obstacles in their efforts to make ours a more representative democracy!

 

Oh and by the way, if you do mangae to break her, know that you have  opened up a door to wounds that run deep!  Start praying. 

 

Here is to strong black women. May we know them, may we be them, and may we raise them!

 

 

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Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!  Have you bought my book?

 

You can watch the  Trailer here:

 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0

 

You can find more by  me at:

 

http://www.victoryroadwellnesscenter.com

 

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After Don Lemon Totally Misinterprets This Stunning Statistic About Black Parenthood, This Panel Sets The Record Straight - Atlanta Blackstar

After Don Lemon Totally Misinterprets This Stunning Statistic About Black Parenthood, This Panel Sets The Record Straight - Atlanta Blackstar | Authoring | Scoop.it
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 Government statistics say that seventy-two percent (72%) of black babies are born to unmarried mothers today. Some say the cause is:

-       a good man is hard to find nowadays

-        the disappearance of shotgun marriages

-       discrimination caused blacks' current problem

-        overly generous federal welfare benefits

-       decline in the marriage ability of black men due to a shortage of jobs for less educated men

-       the fertility rates for married women declined 

 

What say you?

 

 

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Grief Is An Act Of Love!

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Yes it is!!! And now you all know why I wrote this book. It was out of the great love that I shared with such a beautiful man!!! After being torn down and ripped apart by a man I had 3 beautiful children with and would give my life for; Less Malbon, Lawrence Malbon, and Leslie Malbon, all of that grief and pain from was lifted! How do you say? Well, in a moment from being accepted completely and totally, shortcomings and all; warts and all, some would say, loved unconditionally by Richard Reddix Sr. Trust me, I tell the whole raw story in my book. It is more than a love story!!! It tells about the grief process, not only from loosing him, but from loosing a whole bunch of my brothers and sisters and my mom and my dads!!! It tells about sibling rivalry and so much more!!


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When Mothers Go To Praying!!!

Dear Sir, you say you were just doing your job, and feel you did the right thing... It even seems like things came out in your favor. It is my belief, that prayer changes things!!!! And I feel that, like I am mothers everywhere are praying!!! And oohhh, when the mothers go to praying, Lord have mercy on us, mmmmhhh, Lord have mercy on our children, mmmmhhhh, and Dear Lord, make a way where it seems like there is no way!!! Please Jesus!!! Things have got to change. God when we have sacrificed, and gone without, and did the very best we could with what we had to work with, make away. Lord, we made clothes, when we didn't have no money. We kept lights off to keep the bills down, any little thing we could do, we did Lord. We followed the rules, as best we could. We worked 2 & sometimes 3 jobs Lord to provide for our children. We had hoped and dreams for our children to have it better than we did Lord. We taught them right from wrong, and was watching over them toe hopefully ensure they did the right thing. Lord have mercy on us. Please Jesus. To have one taken away senselessly, Lord we beg for your mercy, and your grace, to help us to endure, even now and at this hour. Stretch forth your divine hand and show us your grace and your mercy. Prop us up on every leaning side, comfort and strengthen us, at this hour!!! Lord sometimes things do get by, but we are grateful that you are a God who never slumbers or sleeps!! And that it only seems like they got by, but we know Lord, they did not get away! We ask you Lord for strength, patience and endurance, and comfort as we go through. We thank you Lord for even this day and the comfort and assurance given in your word, Psalm 56: 8 Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book? 9 When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me. 10 In God will I praise his word: in the Lord will I praise his word. 11 In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. 12 Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render praises unto thee. We submit this our request for justice in this case. We thank you in advance oh Lord our strength and redeemer , asking it all in Jesus' Name Amen Now, I invite mothers everywhere to pray. It may seem like it is slow, but the mothers of old told me like this; "Let the Lord do His Work now!!!" Please mothers, There is a special place in Jesus' heart for mothers. One of the last things He did from the cross was the taking care of His mother. I say again, when mothers go to praying!!! And we are in the Season of Advent, let us fast and pray!!! Standing In Our Anointment to pray for our children, families and this world. Change is already happening!!! Listen to the honorable Elijah Cummings below. https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10154936773785381 Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon- Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 Available on Amazon.com. Follow me on Twitter @louisereddix
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Help To Succeed In A Difficult Time

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Yes!!! Another reason for writing Stand In Your Anointment -This Too Shall Pass!!! Hoping to help you move through what can be one of the most difficult times of life; the loss of a loved one!!! Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 Available on Amazon.com.
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Just Get Over It!!! Really?

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Some think you should be able to just get over the loss of the love of your life. But there are just so much and do many ways in which that person was involved and entangled in your life. There just is I way that you can process all of it in what ever period of time someone else imposes on it. There is so much that needs expression. My heart will be eternally greatful to the greatness in my late husband; Richard Reddix Sr. who knew how to be a real man and let me be me, and took his role by my side as The Man. Showed me love and respect as he artfully filled the void that I had in me. Fully feminine as a woman, but having to walk in the role of man at times. Even so, gathering strength and mustering courage to: Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 F available on Amazon. Com.
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Journeying Through Widowhood - Hoping To Help Make It A Little Easier For You!!!

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Journeying Through Widowhood is a chapter in this book. Now here is a live update to that process. I was married to a wonderful man, as you al know. And I hope that through my writing, you have come to know and love him!!! Beautiful soul!!! Well if you have read my book, you know that I was his # 2 Wife. The # 2 Wife I feel has a hard way to go in some instances. I so have a diffferent picture and understand ing of this #2 wife syndrome. It is not a good place at times. Can you imagine that is coming up on the 5th anniversary of his death, and I have not been able to settle his estate?

I am preparing to go back to court again, and this is what I am seeking to understand at present,

Why an Administrator of an Estate has
• Failed to properly secure and insure the assets of the estate, and allowed it to suffer this loss
• Has allowed the diminishment of this estate through inadequate record keeping, and failing to inform heirs of the same.
• Has delayed settlement of the estate unnecessarily by not following a Court Order
• Appears to have improperly delegated decisions to others who have no authority over this estate;
• To know why there seems to be negligence in the administration of this estate even after the full and fundamental facts of this estate have been discovered and painfully discussed over and over again, causing more and more enmity between all parties of this estate.

Never imagined it would be this hard or unfair! And in that it has been so for me, I pray that everyone prepares and put their final affairs in proper order!!! Noone needs to be called out of their name and treated rudely or disrespected due to selfish reasons. In my case, that of being the second wife who clearly in this case only wants to give credence to the life of a man who struggled so hard in this life to make it! He was an honest, fair and kind man. Made it through this life without the benefit of a High School Diploma! Supported himself, his first wife, and her children and his one natural son. Please know I am the first to admit that a father is a father even when he is not your father, if you know what I mean. This father, Richard Reddix Sr. worked multiple jobs and took in foster children to help put all of his children and grandchildren through school.

You don't have to go through everything yourself, you can glean and understand what happened through someone's example!!! And I saw the evidence of this man's struggle with my own eyes!!! When you look back over the miles he travelled in his life; I just wnat his affairs to be concluded in the same way that he lived his life; fair and honest.

Everyone please take it from me, now the poster child for unpreparedness; please take the time out to get your affairs in order. A little less grief for you t have to get through!!!


Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass - Don't Throw Your Pearls To Swine was written to anyone going through the grief and loss process. Especially if you are seeking to understand what happened who did it and why? So much in this book about growth and development and relationships of all kinds from brother to sister to husband and wife to second wife and stepchildren, and so much more about the widow and taboos associated with widowhood, and so much more! Well worth your time. for you or others you may know going through!!! Looking to help somebody as I pass along this way, so my own living will not be in vain!! Louise Malbon-Reddix

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Invitation to view Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass Page

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Hello All!  I invite you to come and view my Facebook page for my book - Stand in Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!!! I wanted a way to stay interactive with you, as well as to provide a way for you to seek support as you need too!!! Hope to see you soon with a post or a remark!  I look forward to interacting with you!  Ther is no need to stay in pain for one more minute!!! Help is very near!!!  Louise Malbon-Reddix -  Author of:

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A Matter of the Heart 8-8-08

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My story for true is contained in this picture. My oh My!!! Where is  the time going? August 8th came a left quietly for some. But for me it was a matter of the heart.  Six, yes hard to believe; but 6 years ago on 8-08, my bleoved and I stole away to the Court House in PG County and were married.  That precious man - Richard Reddix Sr, did not want to wait any longer! And to make me happy, we still  had a "Church Wedding, called a White Wedding by some on September 13th, 2008. 

Mr. Reddix is no longer with me/us - But I will feel him in my heart Forever!!! Gone, still loved and definitely not forgotten!!!

 

To help with the pain of such a tragic loss, I wrote a book!  Would love your support with it!  Not just for me, but to help others who like me have to go through a process all of a sudden without warning to get through!! Key word THROUGH!!!

 

Would love your support and I so thank you.

 

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Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!

 

 See the Trailer & where to buy the book


 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0

 

You can find more by  me at:


amazon.com/author/louisempc


http://www.facebook.com/victoryroadwellnesscenter


http://www.victoryroadwellnesscenter.com

 

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A woman's strength is just about how much she can handle before she breaks. It is also about how much she must handle after she breaks. Yes, this is one of the reasons for writing Stand In Your Anointment -This Too Shall Pass!!! Could almost say it nails it. Broken for sure I was at the sudden and heart wrenching loss of my beloved Richard Reddix Sr . I wouldn't wish such on anyone!!! Heartache, and heartbreak. You can't reach it to rub. Pills can't numb it . Mind playing tricks on you. People are watching. The world won't stop and let you lay down for a minute. Bills still due. Still have to work. No where to go to get away from the pain. Can't hide the pain. All you can do is endure through it. Thank God for family and friends. The pain does not go away. You learn somehow to live with it. It simply just takes time for you to adjust and find a new "normal" as you learn somewhere in this processing of your grief to - Stand In Your Anointment - This To Shall Pass!!!


Going through or know someone who is? My book has chapters in it in there in grief, loss and recovery. Growth and development and how grief is handled so differently depending on where you are when the process begins and so much more! So, have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0Follow me on Twitter @louisereddix

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Mother's Day - White Rose or Red Rose?

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Yes, Mother's Day will be here this weekend! And on that day I will don a white rose! For my mom is no longer here with me. These last few days here, I have been thinking of her a lot. I don got old enough to experience some of what she must have been a feeling at my age. I's a little more understanding of some of what she used to complain of. I have now begun to experience some of what I think she was trying to tell us. Getting old, they just don't treat you right any more. They done got your juice and just runt off with it!!! All of your hard work. And they even work really hard to disprove all that you said and try to find a new of doing something, just to try and prove you wrong. Call you and old fogey too!!! Leaving you with just the pulp. Just doing a little reflecting here. Truly though, I am grateful for my little portion of health and strength!!! I have never been sick, more than the cold and flu at times, so know I am very grateful to God!!! But again, I digress.This isn't really about me, I was just thinking about my mom.

I can't share that red rose that everyone is saying to share, because a White rose is for the mom who is no longer here with you. Sometimes called "the flower of light", one of the meanings of white roses is everlasting love - love stronger than death, an eternal love, undying and all sustaining. White rose speaks of a love that is sustained more by loyalty, reverence and humility than by red-blooded passion. So, in its capacity to worship someone till death, the meaning of a white rose is unchanging loyalty that endures beyond all else.

This white rose I will share to honor a life and a legacy of a woman who was short in stature, but was truly larger than life itself!!! I am in awe of her and all that she knew. As i was saying earlier, I am just now beginning to undersand some of what she was a telling us!


Mom, this White Rose is for you and is a symbol of my loyalty and reverence and certainly now my humility as I take a bow and salute you! Happy Mother's Day up there in Heaven!!!

 

 

And you know, I thought the pain of loosing her would never go away!!!  And if you are in that place, let me share Sea Washed Glass with you to hopefully bring you some comfort for your soul! 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBRLYozo4dc

 

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The Hidden Variables In The Struggle - There But For The Grace of God Go I!!!

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A pretty face? I dare say yes! But is the struggle over? I have to say no! That smile you see there, it is genuine!! And most of the time I have it. 

 

But there are times when it is not there. And, for sure there are some of  those times can be traced back to the "Struggle" .  The struggle that has become invisible to  many people who feel  that  by now they should know better and should have done something about their station in life. 

 

It is here now that I pause and say that there but for the Grace of God Go I!!  As I with pain sttill in my heart and tears in my eyes watch as my youngest child, a daughter leaves the nest have to wonder, if I have done all that I could to help redirect the pain and misery of our history away from her life and that of my other two sons. That will all depend on what day it is and what has happened in that day is all that I can say right now. Because as I look back through my life and I look at the carnage; know that is there from my own trying to get out of the "Struggle".  It is not pretty. It started out "right".  I did marry and gave birth to three chldren from that union, but then the story drastically changes!! 

 

As it is so eloquently stated by Dr. Phill in the video and here now in a personal testimony, is the truth.  It was a struggle to go to college!!! I went to work after High School, and then got married.

 

Well soon, it was just me and those 3 lovely children. I had to finish my college very quickly in order not to be living on the streets with them, and who knows what else.  Again, I have to stop and say, There but for the Grace of God go I!! A lot of things could have taken hold.  I had often asked God, why 3 children? 

 

Somewhere,  I had a hankering since I was knee hight to a cricket to become a Nurse.  In Nursing, I learned about the effect of oxycitocin on new mothers. It facilitates bonding, and produces that protective and nurturing instinct that new mothers have.

 

 Now before you get to thinking that that should work for evryone, please know that there are so many factors that can affect oxytocin production. They can be physiological as well as psychological and emotional.  But for me, God,  in His infinite wisdom KNEW, that I was going to need a triple dose in order for me to keep on moving through life. Now, not just for myself but for these children. 

 

And now that I am a little ways down the road, I have found that there are those times when you will need help to keep you moving through the various traumas, turmoil, negativity or whatever you might call it.  Stumbling bloocks that get in the way on this road called life! 

 

I beg and implore you one and all to open your eyes and see that there is still a truggle out here.  And to also see that there is help available for you.  Help so you can navigate your path through this struggle and do it successfully for you.  

 

I have often looked and asked, why didn't someone tell me, or if there was something that I should have been aware of and the like.  The answer is, that there is not just one thing that someone can tell you to help you to get through this life. Each and everyone of us does it in his or her wn way.  An truthfully, if they had told you, would you have listened? Sometimes, you just have to got through.  And the key word here is THROUGH.  I would like for you not to go through it so hard.  There is help out here!!! Seek it now!!! 

 

The Struggle is real!!! 

 

Below is the link to the Young Turks Video of Dr. Phil explaing how and why the struggle is still real:

https://www.facebook.com/TheYoungTurks/videos/10152841589259205/

 

I want you to go to my website: http://www.victoryroadwellnesscenter.com, and see what is there that can help you to progress , whole in mind body, and spirit  through, this struggle!!!  Go Now!!!  I will look to hear from you!!!

 

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Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!

 

You can Watch the Book  Trailer here:

 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0

 

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month 

 

More than 18 million individuals or 8.5% of Americans suffer from alcohol-use disorders. In addition, there are countless millions of individuals, family members and children who experience the devastating effects of the alcohol problem of someone in their life. In fact, 25% percent of U.S. children have been exposed to alcohol-use disorders in their family.

The economic cost of alcoholism and alcohol abuse has recently been estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be $223.5 billion ($746 per person) or about $1.90 per drink (see more here.) 

 

Alcoholism places an enormous emotional, physical and financial burden on family members and children of the person who is addicted to alcohol. 

-75% of domestic abuse is committed while one or both members are intoxicated

 -family members utilize health care twice as much as families without alcohol problems. 

-Emotional and physical abuse often occurs as a result of parents or spouses losing control with family members because of alcohol.

 -Drinking and driving causes 16,000 deaths per year, and thousands more injuries. 

-Up to 75% of the crimes are committed by people under the influence of alcohol.

-Teens that experiment with alcohol before age 15 are four times more likely to become alcohol dependent when they are older than those that wait until age 20. 

-many teens are at greater risk for drunk driving, sexual assault, and further drug use.

 

Parents can help to reduce their children's risk of problem drinking by educating their kids and keeping a more watchful eye on them, especially as they enter middle schools and high school.

 

The month of April will be filled with activities on local, state, and national levels that work to educate people about treatment and prevention of alcoholism. 

 

Please -  Learn About the issue underage and elderly drinking too!  We are our brother's keeper.  

 

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How Do You Cope When Stuff Happens On Your Safety Level?

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Perhaps you wonder why I share job information from my Victory Road Wellness Center Page, and I am glad you asked that question!! The short and sweet answer is that I want everyone to be whole, and complete!  Stuff happens in our lives. Seems like everyone should know what to do when "stuff" happens. Well different things affect us on different levels, in case you did not know. And believe me, a lot of us do not know.  Despite all of our differences, and individualities, we all have some things in common, and that is we will all grow up!  And we all go through stages of growth and development.  Some of us look at others and wonder what in the world is wrong with them. The truth is that we do not understand where in the scheme of things, or on the pyramid a situation lands for others.  To bring this into a sharper focus for you, and perhaps at the same time to shed some light on why/how people cope and deal even in situations that for sure are very negative for even life itself at times.  Yes, even situations of abuse and neglect and violence. For sure, they do not like violence, but this is all they know and in some sad instances have grown accustomed too! In the case of children, not wanting to leave from those situations of abuse, this is a part of their bottom floor.  Which for me in every sense is a contradiction to the word - safety.  And to take them from it, or in other cases where it is ripped from them as in cases of war or divorce or the like which does not have  adequate resources of support would be, and is  very detrimental, because that situation is sadly,  all they know. Now, here it is in definition and then I am sharing what I hope will be "supportive" and someone's blessing! Maslow's hierarchy of needs:  From Wikipedia Maslow's hierarchy of needs, represented as a pyramid Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation" in Psychological Review. His theories parallel many other theories of human developmental psychology, some of which focus on describing the stages of growth in humans. Maslow used the terms "physiological", "safety", "belongingness" and "love", "esteem", "self-actualization" and "self-transcendence" to describe the pattern that human motivations generally move through. Maslow's hierarchy of needs is often portrayed in the shape of a pyramid with the largest, most fundamental levels of needs at the bottom and the need for self-actualization at the top...  Safety needsWith their physical needs relatively satisfied, the individual's safety needs take precedence and dominate behavior. In the absence of physical safety – due to war, natural disaster, family violence, childhood abuse, etc. – people may (re-)experience post-traumatic stress disorder or transgenerational trauma. In the absence of economic safety – due to economic crisis and lack of work opportunities – these safety needs manifest themselves in ways such as a preference for job security, grievance procedures for protecting the individual from unilateral authority, savings accounts, insurance policies, reasonable disability accommodations, etc. This level is more likely to be found in children because they generally have a greater need to feel safe. Safety and Security needs include: Personal securityFinancial securityHealth and well-beingSafety net against accidents/illness and their adverse impacts A persoanl thanks to Councilwoman Taveras too for sharing this reminder for youth employment:The Prince George's County's Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) for 2015. The Prince George's County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program provides an opportunity for young people across the County to participate in career development, life-skills training and summer employment opportunities. County youth may apply for positions in the public and private sector through several resources, including the County government and the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). Youth are encouraged to apply for all opportunities.  The closing date to apply on-line for Prince George's County Positions is Friday, March 27, 2015, 5:00 pm EST.   Prince George's County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program Link below: wegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/Summeryouth/Paww.princges/default.aspx 

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Have you bought my book?  Link to  Trailer follows below:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0

 
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Things Not To Say When Someone Is Grieving

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Things Not To Say When Someone Is Grieving

 

Everyone means well, and I am so sure that the unknown Author who wrote about the reason, season or a lifetime for someone to come into your life. People kept saying that to me, and it would and still does get me every time.

For true, it is hard to know what to say to someone who is grieving, and especially when the loss is so fresh. I learned a lot going through this time in my life. You can bet, I am not so fast with those canned answers anymore. I ask the person what they need. I let them talk. Truth, you don't know what you want or need, and just have to take this walk one day at a time.

The best thing I think is to help them with a schedule of things to do. I lost track of the mundane things. The pain of the loss just takes over you. I went back to work at first. That was all I could do. That was the last place he and I were together. My knees almost buckled the first day. I don't know how I made it across that parking lot. It was only God who held me up. I would go to sleep as soon as I got home. Then I would wake up at 2AM, and couldn't go back to sleep. I talked to one of my friends at work, who just happened to be a Psych Nurse who helped me to understand that what I was doing was going to sleep early to avoid the pain. After she helped me to realize what I was doing, I made myself a schedule; so I went to bed later. I just didn't go home until time to go to sleep. Spent many days at the park, or sitting in front of the house.

Once again in my life, I had to make a plan of care for myself to get through this awful time. Short term goals, sleep, rest, and safety. Scheduled everything on the calendar to keep track. Set out trash on Sunday and Wednesday night and so on. Long term goal of getting through the grief process. So, please, no canned answers, they don't help!

Ok, now that I can look up and the tears aren't flowing, I know it wasn't a lifetime! Yes, even up to now, I still miss my beloved! Richard Reddix Sr. Sunset ~ 2009

And oh yes, one other thing I did to help me go through this time, I wrote a book! It's purpose, to help others to go through a God awful time in their life. It talks about it from many aspects. The grief process of relationships, divorce, loosing your spouse through death. And not only a spouse, but brothers and sisters and mom and dad. Taboos associated with widows, like that dating thing. And how it affects you depending on your age when loss happens , and do much more!!! Check it out:

Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 Available on Amazon.com. Follow me on Twitter @louisereddix

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Just Keeping It Real!!

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Just Keeping It Real!!  

 Please Everybody!!!  Do Not Let This Happen To You!!!!!!!!!!! February 15th is the deadline for signing up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act!!!! Here is something to think about and more reason to obtain your healthcare by the deadline!!! Please be smart about it.  Pick the plan that will take care of you.  Know your family history, as well as what is currently going on with you.  How many times a year you visit the Doctor and what type of medications you take.  Make sure your plan provides all for you! Nobody can be you but you!! Be like the folks on that H& R Block, - get all of your money back!!! Not trying to sacare anyone, just keeping it real as some people I know would say.  Just keeping it real!!! http://finance.yahoo.com/news/obamacare-penalty-payers-ask-wheres-040300798.html

Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of: Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass! Watch the Trailer - link follows http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0 And you can Follow me on Twitter - @LouiseReddix - see you there!!!
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Tribute In Song!!!

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Hello Everybody!!! On December 7, 2009, my beloved Richard Reddix Sr. Departed this life and transitioned to Heaven. Yes his heart was that big and he was so living, that yes, he is one of the residents of Heaven. When I heard this song, the tears hit my eyes so hard, they hurt. Let me tell you that crying is not for sissy's!!! This excerpt from the University of Maryland Faux Paz A Cappella musical selection so expresses one of the cries of my heart for my late husband. He did so much for so many, with so little!!! He put kids through school was a foster parent for many. All without a High School Diploma!!! Worked 2-3 jobs always. Never really stopped along the way to take care of himself. And when we married, the love was still there!!!! So this powerful little song so pays tribute to him. He was here!!! Enjoy this little snipette!! I have listened to the beautiful voices that blend in so much harmony over and over. And, may I ask you too to help me also pay a special tribute to my late husband? So much I would like to do, that includes making it easier for widows everywhere on their journey through widowhood!! So much!!! So I am asking again, because every little bit helps!!! You can watch a beautiful song which is a tribute to his life in song - https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=295160964006651 Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 Available on Amazon.com. Follow me on Twitter @louisereddix
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He was here - Richard Reddix Sr. December 28,1939 ~ December 7, 2009
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Keep On Shinning!!!

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And that is ok, but don't you dare stop shining!!!! Let your light keep shinning, Space and you just keep showing up. You just don't know who it is that you're a little light is on to help and not shine in my humble opinion, would simply be a crime. God gave it to you, and like that little song says let it shine☀️, let it shine, let it shine. Some days will be easier than others, for sure. You may not always feel like it, but just show up, and yes you guessed it - Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Remember, light will always conquer darkness! Never mind those who gave up for this or that reason, and have lost their own shine. They are miserable, disappointed, and probably disgusted at themselves for giving up. Misery loves company as they say, but don't sit at that table!!! Wave as you go by, only as a way to say to them that God loves them too, and when they are ready He will help them too to reignite their light. But you go taking only what is yours and you keep on shinning!!! Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 Available on Amazon.com. Follow me on Twitter @louisereddix
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Praying for Family of This Great Man of God

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To, All, friends and family and strangers, near or far. I too am shocked and saddened to learn of the loss of this great Man of God, Dr. Myles Munroe, his wife Ruth and daughter. Praying for his family and church all over the world at this time. Please know that I know to well the heartbreak and grief that accompanied a horrific and sudden loss of a loved one - my late husband for me. My book Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass was born out of the pain of that loss and as a way to pull myself up and out of the thralls of that grief. I didn't know of many resources available to help me at that time. I have set out to try and change that, and so want to be able to help others going through this time in their lives. I am a minister and a NLP Coach and Trainer and, if I can in anyway help anyone at this time, I will. Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 In His Service, Louise Malbon-Reddix
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Strange And Hidden Effects of Poverty

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Strange and Hidden Effects Of Poverty For sanity's sake and to give a little look into times behind the Chapter on Dealing with the deaths. I am one of many siblings of which 10 of us grew up and were around each other for most of our little lives. As you can imagine, with that many children, plenty was always a worry. New? Well about every now and sometime or other, something new, as in brand new you would receive. Mostly hand me downs and what other people would give you, garage sales, and thrift stores is where your sustenance came from. That was just life, and we made the best of it! We were clean and fed, and learned so much, all along the way!!! We were all of us and we stayed together, we're each other's best of friends. The oldest taught the youngest. We learned how to repair and reuse, and to make do with what we had. No screw driver, no worry, use a butter knife. Start with the thin end and move it through the screw until you find the right width of the screw head. Just that right spot, so you would not bend the knife and so that it yielded enough strength to twist that screw right out. No hammer, no worry! Use a can edge, or a rock from outside. Can you imagine the throb in your thumb if you missed your target? No ruler? No worry! Get you a piece of string, or a paper bag, or a long switch and mark the length you need in it. Take your ruler with it's marks on it with you to the store and measure what you want with your "ruler". From curtains to linoleum! Cooking, yes you had to cook enough for all! To this day I don't to cook unless I have someone around who is going to eat. I mean, I will cook all day, and a lot of whatever it is as long as someone is going to be there to eat it! Measure what? When you cup your hand and pour the salt, or the sugar in there, that space between the three lines, that is a teaspoon. Four times, a tablespoon. The butter has the measure on each stick. Tip the carton of milk, and pour for thaaaat long, one cup. Use a cup to measure the flour, or rice out. The pots themselves come in quart size on up. So again, measure what? Spices to taste. And that is the reason why you could sit and watch everyone else eat. You kinda get full from all that tasting!!! I have for as long as I could remember just loved the smell of brand new tires. Couldn't put a rhyme or reason to it until this morning. I was listening to the news and was hearing them line up the charges against the Pennsylvania kidnapper and his other crimes, and about the Matthew guy and all of his crimes, and found myself wondering why? What in the world would cause these dudes to do such atrocious, and heinous things!!! Now at the same time, or near abouts as I am prepping my patient for her treatment she picks up the chlor prep and starts to smell it, and says she just likes the smell of it and doesn't know why. I replied, a lot of us like things and we just don' know why. I myself like the smell of new tires. Brand new tires before they are ever used. My patients says, "Oh, you like the smell of rubber." And I said I guess that is what it is, and I didn't know why. Then I said, I like the smell of brand new sneakers too. Then it dawned on me what the reason for this fetish for lack of a better word right now is. As you remember now, with all of my siblings, getting new things didn't happen very often. The times were few and far between. We were raised in upstate New York. And there was a shoe factory called EJ's. And as you would know, you could go there and buy shoes. Sneakers to be specific. And I am guessing and putting 2 and 2 together at the same time. You would smell the new rubber smell almost as soon as you opened the door. And I must have unconsciously made a connection to the smell of new rubber going to get those new shoes!! Wow!!! After all of this time, I have my answer. Still can't understand what would drive those dudes to those heinous acts, but am so amazed at the effects of poverty, so neatly disguised as really liking the smell of new rubber. And I do hope and pray they find out the why and the what for for them, but where they can do no harm to anyone else. Have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0 Available on Amazon.com
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Your Reactions To Grief

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Being one who has lost many persons in my life, I wanted to stop right here and now to thank you and tell every one, friend , frenemy, foe, family, close and estranged that I do love you. And I want to talk a little about our reactions to grief. Be mindful that some of our reactions to grief can arise from compounded emotional or spiritual reactions to prior losses, prior traumas, and prior grief. And as you go along, "triggers", aromas, pictures, places, phrases; etc can set off reactions too. Be blessed, comforted, reassured, strengthened. Hoping to be of help to you today. And there is a chapter in my book on dealing with the loss of many of my family members - Dealing With the Deaths Louise Grief causes a brutal audit. Have you bought my Book? Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0
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Love yourself and take your time going through grief. It has so many components!!!
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A Matter of the Heart 8-8-08

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A woman's strength is just about how much she can handle before she breaks. It is also about how much she must handle after she breaks. Yes, this is one of the reasons for writing Stand In Your Anointment -This Too Shall Pass!!! Could almost say it nails it. Broken for sure I was at the sudden and heart wrenching loss of my beloved Richard Reddix Sr . I wouldn't wish such on anyone!!! Heartache, and heartbreak. You can't reach it to rub. Pills can't numb it . Mind playing tricks on you. People are watching. The world won't stop and let you lay down for a minute. Bills still due. Still have to work. No where to go to get away from the pain. Can't hide the pain. All you can do is endure through it. Thank God for family and friends. The pain does not go away. You learn somehow to live with it. It simply just takes time for you to adjust and find a new "normal" as you learn somewhere in this processing of your grief to - Stand In Your Anointment - This To Shall Pass!!!


Going through or know someone who is? My book has chapters in it in there in grief, loss and recovery. Growth and development and how grief is handled so differently depending on where you are when the process begins and so much more! So, have you bought my Book? Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of Stand In Your Anointment-This Too Shall Pass! Watch The Trailer- http://youtu.be/WfOUVQFaxU0Follow me on Twitter @louisereddix

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Louise Malbon-Reddix's curator insight, August 11, 2014 2:07 PM

My story for true is contained in this picture. My oh My!!! Where is  the time going? August 8th came a left quietly for some. But for me it was a matter of the heart.  Six, yes hard to believe; but 6 years ago on 8-08, my bleoved and I stole away to the Court House in PG County and were married.  That precious man - Richard Reddix Sr, did not want to wait any longer! And to make me happy, we still  had a "Church Wedding, called a White Wedding by some on September 13th, 2008. 

Mr. Reddix is no longer with me/us - But I will feel him in my heart Forever!!! Gone, still loved and definitely not forgotten!!!

 

To help with the pain of such a tragic loss, I wrote a book!  Would love your support with it!  Not just for me, but to help others who like me have to go through a process all of a sudden without warning to get through!! Key word THROUGH!!!

 

Would love your support and I so thank you.

 

Louise Malbon-Reddix is the Author of:

 

Stand In Your Anointment - This Too Shall Pass!

 

 See the Trailer & where to buy the book


 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfOUVQFaxU0

 

You can find more by  me at:


amazon.com/author/louisempc


http://www.facebook.com/victoryroadwellnesscenter


http://www.victoryroadwellnesscenter.com

 

http://pinterest.com/lmreddix/


And you can Follow me on Twitter - @LouiseReddix - see you there!!!