Till Death Do Us Part; A Story of Mystery and Intrigue Part 8

till-deathMama Xin sits reminiscing about losing her husband to a stroke years ago which left her to raise two children alone. She sacrificed a lot to raise a teenage daughter and an adolescence, son to ensure they both had food to eat, shelter and that they could have some form of happiness.

Although she tried and desired to do more she just wasn’t able to give them the clothes or the things other children in school received. Sometimes things were very hard and children at school would laugh at them for not being as fortunate as them.

But one thing she did manage to do is make sure they didn’t lose out on their education or become losers in gangs or hooked on drugs like some children in the neighborhood that are being raised in a single parent home.

Leroy and Liz were brought up in the poorest part of Chicago, Illinois and Mama Xin did everything within her power to protect them both from the gangs, drugs and all the awful things that were going on in the streets that go together with the inconvenience things.

Liz was the kind that loved feeling dominant and the boss of everything and for that reason, she fought with Leroy a lot. Leroy was the type who loved being loyal and helping others, even if they did have a bad character and always tried to make peace with his sister.

Although Mama Xin raised them in the worse underprivileged part of Chicago, she was always available for them. Striving to raise two children alone, she watched them grow into two little individuals with different personalities. She knew they both would grow up to make her proud one day because they had one thing in common to lead them in the right direction. They had her to guide and look after them.

Mama Xin reminisces about Leroy’s best friend, Morgan. He had met him on the school playground and she knew he was nothing but trouble and had warned Leroy about playing on the devil’s territory. He liked feeling privileged to have a friend, even if he did have a bad reputation. It was wanting an acquaintance that mattered to him, rather than listen to the warning his mother gave him or the way that other people saw him.

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As Mama Xin was reminiscing she gets interrupted by the phone ringing. She answers the phone to be excited to hear the voice of her daughter Liz. “Hello Mother,” “how are you. “I received a message from Leroy to call home for a family emergency, what’s going on?” said Liz.

Mama Xin replied, “I am happy to hear your voice, Leroy probably was calling because I was held hostage by kidnappers for ransom.” “Oh my God, mother How could that happening?” – “I will keep in touch more,” said Liz.

“I am okay and I was praying for Laura when you called, I was freed, but she is still with the kidnappers and the abductors are money hungry so, I am praying she comes home safe,” said Mama Xin.

“Whose Laura?” said, Liz. “She’s Leroy girlfriend,” replied Mama Xin. “I hired her to redecorate my house while Leroy was in the hospital.” She also a Business Attorney.

What? Replied Liz, “Leroy was in the hospital, a lot has gone on since we last talk.”

“Yes,” replied Mama Xin. “A lot has happened and went wrong.” “I will never stop praying and trusting, that if I just keep praying, trusting God, that things will change and fortune will be on our side, one day.”

Mama Xin enjoyed talking with her daughter, but she had a kidnapping seminar to attend and she did not want to be late. This seminar has helped many victims to not live in fear, protect themselves and turn from a victim to less of a target.

The seminar was titled, “How not to be a victim giving the ordinary person the capabilities to defend themselves.” Mama Xin fit in perfectly and her desired were to NEVER feel helpless again, especially since she’s a widow being alone and some people love preying on the older individuals with no protector.

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Mama Xin was ready to learn all the essential the seminar covered like how to avoid the most common mistakes when coming home at night in the dark or traveling alone to dangerous places. She really loved learning what body action to display, what to say or not to say, and what to do or not do and how not to present fear.

Mama Xin first couple of classes were very hard for her, the soreness she encountered. When she had to counter punch or flip her opponent and they do the same to her was not easy, but she was determined to know how to defend herself.

The class covered how to know if you’re being followed, preparation, planning, and emergency actions, escape the trap laid for you and it outlines all the stuff that made Mama Xin feel safe and not live in fear after her abduction.

Mama Xin main purpose of taking this seminar is to know what to do if she’s unarmed in worst-case situations. She even went and purchase a gun and became certified to carry a weapon. It’s best to be prepared as one will never know if they find themselves in a bad situation and It’s nothing like being prepared and able to defend yourself.

After returning home Mama Xin soaked her aching body in the tub. It is tiresome for Mama Xin waiting to hear words from Leroy with news on freeing Laura. She lay down to relax and fell asleep from a long exasperating day.

The phone woke her up ringing, she reached over and answered it, it was Louise, Mama Xin sister. She was so happy to hear from her. It’s good to talk with you, I was so worried when I learned you were kidnapped, said, Louise.

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Twenty minutes after Mama Xin hung up the new break caught her attention on the television. The only thing Mama Xin could think of was what if the News was about Leroy and Laura, and what they could be going through in their terrible situation.

The News covered the kidnapping story of Laura being held hostage from her ex-husband, she married him when they were fresh out of high school. He was her high school sweetheart, but the married didn’t last, it went sour a little over a year after they married.

The news explains how the kidnapper held his ex-wife hostage for ransom. He needs money and felt he was not going to allow his ex-wife to live it up in richness while he lives in poverty.

He was unable to get spousal support from her after the divorce. Plus the guy the ex-wife now dating, the ex-husband read in fortune 500 he’s a billionaire, so he kidnapped her and the mother for ransom.

The mother was fortunate enough to be freed a couple days ago, but the Ex-husband the kidnapper was still holding the ex-wife for money as he’s a junkie on crack/cocaine who need money that just got out of jail. He has now been caught but his guy still at large with the ex-wife and boyfriend, He’s now in custody and is headed right back to lock down.

The kidnapping took a wrong turn after the briefcase shown to the abductor was filled with money, but in that one brief moment, the kidnapper was distracted it was switched with one filled with Newspapers.

Before they could leave the driveway the kidnapper held up the bundles of torn up paper asked: “What’s this?” That moment things got a little out of control and the ex-wife and boyfriend drove off afraid the kidnappers would take their life.

Out of the excitement, Mark shouted at his men “You know what the kidnappers will do if they get the money.” The car drove down the driveway toward a dock where there was a lake filled with water.

The car pulled to a halt at the edge of the wharf where Leroy was forced to bring it to a stop. The kidnapper immediately ran to grab the car door open and take hold of him and Laura beginning to drag them toward the water’s edge.

Till Death Do Us Part; A Story of Mystery and Intrigue Part 7

tillIt’s been three days since Leroy received a call for the ransom on behalf of his Mother and girlfriend. For Leroy, life has been full of darkness where every day seems to be a night with no light involved toward bringing the daylights.

It’s hard for Leroy to imagine life without his mother and the love of his life, Laura. Without them both, He feels as if someone is holding a plastic bag over his head determine to smugger him. Feeling as if he had limited air, Leroy pulls open the curtain and window. He sits and waits for the kidnapper to call as his imagination run wild.

Determined not to allow his mind to get the best of him Leroy begin to looks out the window at the neighbor, Ms. Lord. She sits on her front porch. She notices Leroy near the window and waves, but Leroy did not signal back. Wondering if he’s okay, Ms. Lord walked over, across the street rang the doorbell to check on Leroy. Leroy slowly gets up from his seat to walk to the door and answered it.

Ms. Lord is a widow, her husband died a little over a year ago, and she has been waiting for an opportunity to spin Leroy up in her web since she read in Fortune 500, He was a Billionaire.

Ms. Lord keeps her eyes on the house at all times so; she knows Mama Xin is not home, Leroy is alone. She intends to take advantage of Leroy stage of mind. She can tell something is going on, he’s not his self, and she hopes to be the shoulder he can lean on.

Can I come in, said, Ms. Lord? This is not a good time replied Leroy. However, Ms. Lord was not hearing him she steps pass Leroy and sit down on the couch. Leroy closes the door and asks how I may help you.

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Ms. Lord grabs Leroy and sits him close to her. She immediately starts kissing him on his neck. Leroy pushed free of her. She stands up and hops on his lap, pinning him down and ripping his shirt off. The phone rang and Leroy never in his life was so happy to hear a ring that possibly was the worse News of the kidnapping.

Pulling himself free of Ms. Lord, excuse me said, Leroy. He walks over to the end table pick up his phone to answer it. Please, I need to take this call, it’s the important call I have been waiting for. Ms. Lord leaves, Leroy hoped it was the kidnapper telling him where to meet him. But It was Aunt Louise, she asks if it were any words on her sister.

Leroy was so happy to hear from his aunt. Most of all he felt it was the call that saved him from the neighbor who attacks him unexpectedly. Leroy replied I am still waiting for the News. Leroy was so in need of someone to talk to and took advantage of his Aunt being on the phone; she gave him encouraging words. Aunt Louise told Leroy, you are your mama son and you can handle the worse of any situation.

She went on to say, although it may seem as if you don’t know what to do and I am sure this is one of the hardest situations you ever had to endure, you can withstand. When you were a child, I used to tell your mother; you were a child trapped inside an old man’s body because you were so much more mature than your sister Liz, although she is three years older than you.

Leroy shared with Aunt Louise he has not heard from Liz in a little over a year. She married a wealthy movie director and moved away. Liz husband travels a lot producing movie all over the world and Liz goes with him. She even an actress in most of the films he produces.

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Leroy tells Aunt Louise the last he heard Liz and Curtis were in Japan doing a drama that many felt would be a multimillion seller base on the film, King Kong taking over Japan. Curtis is famous for drama and horror movies. Leroy went on to say, and I feel my life consist of drama, maybe one day I can sit down with my brother-in-law and write a movie of my life for him to produce I’m sure all I been through it would be a sellout.

Leroy and Aunt Louise laugh as he shared with her it would be nice to have his sister around to be supportive in one of the worse of time. I believe Liz would want to be around for mother if she knew. Aunt Louise urges Leroy to call Liz and tell her.

 

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Mystery Unraveled; a Honeymoon that Never Was!

mystery 2People usually say that being newlyweds is very enjoying, and the honeymoon that comes into the picture is a sweet and memorable experience of a lifetime. Newlyweds often look forward to their honeymoon since it would be the time for them to experience the highest level of affection. The couple, Patsy, and Henry thought that a honeymoon trip to Mauritius was one of the best things they could ever experience in their life. This is something they had both been planning for a long time.

Henry was a sailor by passion, and he always loved exploring new places. His last voyage before their grand wedding was to prepare for their dream honeymoon destination. This was a year before their marriage. Henry wanted to find the best tourist spots they would visit during their honeymoon trip. However, everything did not happen according to plan. Imagine how it would have felt for your loved one to disappear suddenly despite all the preparations and plans. I can feel the pain and hopelessness that will always be over your head like a dark cloud.

This is a story of a young couple who were about to get married, Henry and Patsy. Getting married is something they had both been looking forward to, and their dream honeymoon destination was Mauritius. Just a year before their grand wedding, Henry decided to sail ahead to the beautiful island of Mauritius to prepare for their dream honeymoon trip to the island. However, until the present, Patsy, despite all hopelessness, is still waiting to see and be with the love of her life, Henry. Where could Henry be? No news or phone calls. The search for Henry by the government resulted in no information regarding his whereabouts or condition, and Patsy is profoundly depressed. Is there any end in sight to this mystery? Read on.

The five years that have passed without Henry has been excruciatingly painful and unacceptable to Pasty. Every day, she wakes up to pray and seeks solace from close friends, families, and relatives, but no news has ever informed her regarding the whereabouts of Henry. Pasty and Henry had been planning their marriage since their college days. They both knew; nothing in this world would make them feel so complete, happy and satisfied in achieving their goals together.

For Patsy, it has been lonely and endless moments of pain, but she still waited for each new day to see or hear from her loved one again. Agony and intolerability have been the result of each passing day since the day Henry sailed forth to Mauritius. The thought of Henry would always remind her of the sweet memories they had spent together and especially during their college days. “I do not know where to start, but the search for my husband has been a painful experience and especially now that, his son and only child John is old enough to start going to school said, Patsy. She wishes she could hit the reset button and start over.

On that fateful day when Henry left for Mauritius, they made love, “I am always scared, I spend my days crying, hoping and wishing to see him again “narrates Patsy.” The only thing I do not want to think is the possibility of never seeing him again “she asserts. Henry and Patsy began dating back in college. According to many, they were naturally meant for each other. They complemented each other in many ways and were destined to get married and live a happy life together.

To this day, Henry body was nowhere to be found, and self-destruction seemed unlikely. Pasty waits, hoping to uncover the mystery in the disappearance of her love, as it aches her heart every day. “It has been five years since I bid him goodbye with a hug, assuming he would return soon for our wedding,” says Patsy amid sobs. This is probably the worst experience anyone sincerely in love can go through. They had been talking on the phone until the time Henry wished her goodnight. That was the last word she ever heard from her man. She wanted to settle down and have beautiful children together, but life can be ruthless and ruin a beautiful dream that was blossoming into a full flare of happiness and love.

There have been mind-boggling stories of mysterious disappearances of planes, ships, sailors, and even divers with no trace of their whereabouts. While some have been found kidnapped or killed, however, for Patsy, it has been years of agony and a story that still doesn’t have an ending. The government had deployed its navy to search for the lost citizen in the raging waters of the Indian Ocean but still no trace. He never drowned in the vast waters of the Ocean. His boat was found docked along the Beach of Mauritius Island, and this finding has complicated the search for Henry.

This sounded more perplexing than fiction and perhaps a complicated situation with no sensible approach. According to the authorities, families, friend, and relatives, Henry anchored safely on the coastline of Mauritius but what remains a mystery is his whereabouts for over five years with no trace. Records indicate that he had checked into one of the hotels on the day of his arrival but what had happened after that? No one knows where he could have gone the following day when he woke up. He loved sailing and fishing a lot. Being a sailor always means to be on the go too far lands and islands. It is always about discovering new places.

While the search for a missing sailor continues, for Patsy, it is a wait and watches the scenario. Patsy believes that Henry is still in the woods of Mauritius, or perhaps towards the south where he had been stuck in a place with no network to enable him to communicate with the people back home. It is hard to guess mainly because sailors love to do many things, like fishing. Discovery is always a top priority, and just like the ones who sailed many centuries ago and came back with the news of new finds and artifacts.

Back home, Henry had sired a baby boy whom Patsy named John. Five years is a long time, and John has reached the age of attending kindergarten. He began asking his mom about the whereabouts of his dad. It is probably one of the most difficult things to explain and especially to a boy of John’s age. At the age of five to ten, children tend to be curious and inquisitive. This is something Patsy finds challenging to cope with and sometimes get furious about. The only thing she tells John is that his father has gone on a long journey and would soon be back. Sometimes it forces her to hide herself in agony as the wait is too agonizing, and she does not want her only child to know about it. The memories of Henry keep lingering in Patsy’s mind, and the presence of a son they have together reminded her so much of her loved one.

Patsy expected that Henry would be away for only four months. However, it took longer, and Patsy began to worry. He had not sent her an email, and the only phone call she received was on the fateful day Henry left. In the fifth month, Patsy, could not bear it anymore. There was no news about Henry. The story about Henry being gone went viral. A search was organized with the assistance of the government. While some claimed he could have probably never sailed, others said he crossed over to Mauritius. Every day for about one year, print and broadcast media ran the story and pictures of Henry. They even published the sufferings of the lonely wife waiting for him. It was the talk of the town. It was a tense year for both the families of Henry’s and Patsy’s. Hopes of ever finding Henry dwindled among many, including the government until the search was closed after one and a half years. The press interviewed Patsy, and each media house, both broadcast, and print had their own account, analysis, and approach of the story.

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Till Death Do Us Part; A Story of Mystery and Intrigue Part 6

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Mama Xin visits her husband’s grave. She always goes to see Him and talks with him when she feels stressed and has to make decisions. She still gets insight when she speaks to Him; she talks to Him about Leroy is in the hospital fighting for his life.

Mama Xin expresses how Leroy did what he always set out to do from a little boy, and that becomes rich. And most of all how he would be so proud of Him for his hard worked, and he so deserves it.

Our son was put in the hospital, and nobody knows what happened or who did it, but I am almost sure it was a greedy person in chase of His money. I want to make sure they don’t succeed in their plans. Everything rests on my shoulder, and I must admit I feel a little over my head in the chaos.

Roy was Mama Xin dead husband, He was an FBI agent who was good at cracking any case, and he always brought his work home and shared his insight with Mama Xin. They would sit and talk for hours at a time. Mama Xin would help him solve the case. He died of a stroke from dedication and working too many long hours. Not knowing when to stop and take care of himself, He spends thirty-three years as an agent.

When Mama Xin speaks to Him in the grave, it’s the same similar situation to her. In her mind, she can hear him replying to her, and they talk over a critical condition and finds a solution.

It’s as if Mama Xin can hear her husband saying to her, “Baby go home, relax and do something to settle your mind the person meant to help you will come to you and will be concerned about our son.” You will know them when they come, and you will know how to ask and accept their help.

You have always been someone who can go beyond preconceived ideas to meet a great challenge. You help me solve the worst of crimes, and you will succeed in helping Leroy. You already know what you have to do, and you know how to do it, don’t worry, but support and revenge our son.

After leaving the grave, Mama Xin didn’t feel so torn. By the time she made it home, she felt better and had insight as far as what she wanted to do. Although Roy is gone, Mama Xin still feels he knows how to lift her spirit from the grave.

She decided she wants a fresh start and she wants to begin by redecorating different rooms in her home. Mama Xin wishes to start with Leroy’s room. She searched and read reviews; then she calls a decorator from the yellow pages. Laura Baldwin was the young lady Mama Xin choose to redecorate her home. When Laura agreed to accept the job, she had no idea whatsoever she was decorating the guy’s mother’s house; she had the hots for since high school

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The next day as Laura enters the room to begin decorating, she notices a picture on the dresser that caught her attention. She asks Mama Xin who is this on this picture? She replied that’s my son. Leroy. Laura’s mouth flew open. She said, ma’am, I heard and seen on the news your son in the hospital fighting for his life, I am sorry, how is he doing? Mama Xin replied, “He strong and a fighter like his mother and I know he will get better.” We have been friends since High School, and He’s in my prayers, said, Laura.

Laura also shared with Mama Xin she used to work as a business attorney because it’s what her mother’s desire for her life, but decorating was her passion. She wanted to fill her desire so, she quit as an attorney and started her own decorating company.

Mama Xin knew immediately after speaking with Laura her prayers were answered. She asks her could she get her legal opinion on a business matter Laura was more than happy to help.

Mama Xin shares with Laura that the company stands a chance of a hostile takeover. Laura talked to Mama Xin about the staggered board of directors, a supermajority, Dual-class stock, and the golden parachute and She explains each one to her. Laura asks Mama Xin, who’s the company owners? Mama Xin replied, “My son,” but I need to make decisions on his behalf while he is unable to do so. Mama Xin shared as to why she needed help. Laura said, “We have work to do.” They begin putting together a plan on how to save the company.

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Laura knew they had to make the best and wise decision to place the company back into good standing. The first thing she did was check out the attorney over the business because money changes the most loyal person if they, not a right doing person and no one checking behind them. Laura also took the time to do a background check on the buyer to determine if it’s in the company best interest to allow Him to invest in the company by purchasing Lloyd and Evan shares.

Laura even hires a new producer to develop all the content necessary to carry out successful shows. Things were beginning to fall back into place. Laura and Mama Xin were becoming closer; she loves spending time with her. They would visit Leroy together and make sure he had whatever he needs.

Although the attorney was doing his job for the company, Mama Xin fired him and hired Laura to work as the attorney until Leroy well enough to make others plan. Laura did not know who Cliff was so he slips through the peephole and purchase Lloyd and Evan shares of the company through his buddy, Norman. He represented Cliff so well.

When Leroy was stable and better, Mama Xin shares with Him all Laura did to assist her. Leroy was so grateful and thank Laura for all her help. He talked to Mama Xin about His ex-buddy and told her as conniving as Morgan was, I used to think He genuinely appreciated me as a friend, but I found out he saw the potential in me for what it was, ‘his meal ticket to the big times.’ Had I seen Morgan for the con he was then and only then would I have seen the betrayal before it took place.

Leroy did not know at that time that Morgan was only half of his problem, He had an additional issue waiting to happen. Cliff was already working toward making sure one thing happens. They take over the company by making Leroy look dishonest. Cliff felt it would work to his advantage if he can make Leroy look the same way his other three business associates was which is dishonest.

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‘One Moment In Time’

backgroundEach time that I’m blessed to see a new day and to overcome different trials present me with an opportunity to look forward to the day when I can look back on life’s challenges and smile through my worry and gather strength from my pain. Gaining life’s experience are what makes life fascinating; overcoming challenges is what makes life significant and that one moment in time is what will free me to break these shackles from my feet that are holding me down. I will be my authentic self to realize wake up and recognize I am no longer distress; I can listen to my true self over my ego when they don’t agree.

As we are all aware of the fact that we have only one life to live and we should do our best to live it to the fullest. Start by understanding the things we endure in this world is temporary. Whether you are experiencing a good or bad life each is temporary, so, when you are living your best life enjoy it. Moreover, when life is challenging you and makes you feel you at your worst, don’t allow the trials to get the best of you, know you will get through it. There is a lesson in the tests you are going through as life is full of ups and downs, understanding the entire worth of your hardships is the key to appreciating and overcoming adversity.

 

“The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” ― Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

 

This world consists of so many trials until it’s hard to find the right moment to relax, let the stress go, and live in the moment. Life isn’t always beautiful; in fact, sometimes life is just plain hard. Furthermore, we’ve all had bad days (and maybe even years) where trouble just seems to follow us. For that reason, we need a break, where life leads us away from all problems to the Happily ever after time. Where it’s okay for us to be human with no expectation and no obsessing to be love, but proceed to ensure you enjoy being in the moment, so every second count rather than trying to be validated from those around you.

I’ve had long seasons of life where I felt as if it weren’t for bad luck, I could live that moment in time where I get to be me. Days where I can enjoy that great moment in time that releases me from struggles, getting knocked down and have the wind knocked out of me, transform me where I can be the best I can be. Every day consisted of the beautiful sunshine and NO rains or winter days. A moment in time that will change my lives forever where my best days repeat, and I could make time stand still. Then I know I can live this glorious moment forever.

Do you know how damaging it can be to have so much wrong going on in one person’s life? Though, bad things happen, unfortunate things can happen to anyone. Cruel stuff like getting an injury on the job and it, not your fault but to be treated as if it is. Betrayal from friends and loved ones. Things that bad for your mood like the car breaking down at the worst moment, bills due and not enough money to pay them all. Even more unwanted things like lying awake for most of the night full of thought when you need to be sleeping and losing the love of your life to death where it’s hard to know how to continue living; all these trials make the person experience these challenges desperate for just one moment in time.

When I speak of that one moment in time, I am talking about that moment where you are the ultimate winner, the shining star, someone who knows how to seize that one moment in time. A time where everything is going your way, and nothing and no one on this Earth can affect or take that achievement away from you. It’s your moment to share with the world what you capable of doing. Moreover, stop putting others over yourself, but to know how to love where you can wear the crown (and forget about the enemies) and most importantly, to live that moment you are qualified to experience. Lastly. It’s your time to deliver and share with everybody your one rare moment you are born to carry out.

For me, one of those moments that went against me is helping and trust the wrong person who was out to destroy me as I build them up to attempt to do just that. However, there is no challenge strong enough to ruin a person who desires to overcome the worst life offer and always look at the positive side of what life brings their way. To some, it would be easy to hate a person with such a toxic behavior, but as for me, I believe hate and anger are emotional parasites that will destroy a person and their happiness in life.

After such an awful experience, to have an opportunity to experience that one moment in time sounds enchanting, doesn’t it? Yes, I would say, it does. It would be magical and a dream come true for a person that genuinely need that one moment in time. But we all know that magic does not exist, but in the literary sense, because to anyone who’s ever had that “one moment in time,” it usually comes in the form of something like a fairy-tale-written to enjoy and maybe cry as you watch it played out on the big screen. Although I must admit, some peoples have a rag to riches story that could be considered as that “one moment in time,” it was produced of hard-work, perseverance, and dare I say, endurance. A “one moment in time,” where they have the power to take full control of their life.

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Sick of Dying your Hair – Embrace Your Gray Gracefully!

grayMost women who are over 50 will start seeing gray hair, and some will find it hard to let go of their original color to gray, so they choose highlights and dyes to keep their hair vibrant and lustrous. A survey reveals the average woman spends around three hundred and thirty dollars a year on hair dyes and an overwhelming $50,000 on her hair over her lifetime. This unbelievable amount of money is spent on getting trims, highlights, shampooing, blow drying and the gorgeous hairstyle at the salon, as most women spend a lot of money on their hair.

Dying a woman’s hair can be very expensive, and for this reason, more and more women are saying goodbye to dye. The big question is should a woman let go of the hair dye, and go gray or should she continue to wash the gray away? When the money is added up to be too much, she should consider allowing her natural gray hair to shine through; she could save a lot of money and uses gray hair conditioners to enable her natural gray shine through. Also, why she should think about letting the dye go is after years of coloring her hair, it can feel dry, and the shine that her hair once experience can turn into brittle, dull and damaged, or she can experience bad scalp irritation. If she encounters one or more of these experiences, it’s time to stop with the hair color.

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I am a middle-aged woman who never had a problem with her hair, as most of my life I had healthy looking long hair. Up until, six months ago, as I age, I start noticing my hair thinning and sprinkle with gray strings. Although I never had thick, coarse hair, my hair didn’t feel thin and unmanageable until I allow my beautician to talk me into letting her begin highlighting my hair with color. After being concerned as I didn’t want my hair to start getting short. I start researching the cause of thinning hair to learn it comes from perms chemicals and hair dye. I stop perming my hair and begin going natural. Now I am obtaining full control of my hair, and it’s on its way to being healthy again.

As a woman who refuses to stress farther about thin hair, a woman hair is her “Crowning Glory.” and losing it can make a woman devastated and can take a toll on her self-esteem. Ladies don’t stress; there are things and products that can help care for thinning hair. Two thing that is good for the hair is to wash and treat the scalp. Wash the hair with the shampoo that has natural organic ingredients. The type of shampoo that will be gentle and not only on your hair but also the scalp. The shampoo called Pura D’or contains DHT blockers and ingredients that can assist with dry hair and irritated scalp to restore thinning hair. Treat the scalp with a product called Trichotherapy by Philip Kingsley. It is a scalp specialist that reduce hair thinning caused by chemicals or hair dye.

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No matter what shade of color she is looking for, she’s likely a devotee who is looking for an entirely new look. A survey shows when a female start seeing gray, approximately 90 percent of women dye their hair and 89 percent desired to improve their appearance, by turning to a hair color specialist. There are various shades of hair colors that females feel need correction, but the most popular color women ask for is Blonde.

Five Things That Can Happen When You Go, Gray, From Years Coloring the Hair and What You Should Do

1. When you stop coloring your hair, it will be and feel thin: the hair will appeal and feel thinner because dying the hair make the strand more volume and swells the cuticle. Also, hair dye generates an illusion of depth and light in the hair supplying thicker and more body.

I Didn’t Believe In Love Until I Found It With You

13837257As I reflect back upon the very first time, I met the guy of my dream. Before I even had the pleasure of facing Him and speaking to Him, I had this feeling that suggests the two of us have recently connected on a deeper level before. And when we did finally meet, and as…our eyes join, my heart raced, and somehow I knew…we would be instantly connected with a deep bond that compelled us spiritually forever. Although I did not know immediately, he felt the same way I did the entire time, when we spoke to each other at that moment it was the beginning of a beautiful journey and – ‘within minutes’ love transcended all then I knew we were in love.

He gave me a hug that felt like a dream come true, and as if we stayed in that embrace for what seemed like forever. As we begin to date each day continues to be full of joy, and life was full of new beginnings, He was my daylight when days seem dark and hard. We had such a connection until even when we said goodnight and went our separate ways it felt like we had never been apart. I felt like I could still feel Him near me. We shared strong unconditional love, and I am happy to say we got married and He is my husband.

Thinking back I can remember pondering before He entered my life, things were dreadful as there’s no joy in living your life alone with no trust in guys. I know I was not alone many women live alone by choice, and there’s no such thing as a “right” relationship, although it requires sincere at both ends. The way my life was going before He entered when I imagined my future, I visualize myself being alone, “Lonely” — with no one beside me. Although there are many females alone, when they envision their future, they picture it with someone alongside them. And there nothing wrong with that because if others were frank with themselves, they would admit that they prefer not to live their life alone.

I believe the reason many females envision their future as being alone because they dated different guys but there was no connection, and nothing blossomed into a real relationship. Some women might have thought they found love just to be disappointed to witness the guy happily settled down with someone else. Dating can be a very disappointing encounter, but if you want ever to find love, you can’t close your heart, and you must shake the nagging fear that you might end up alone.

My advice to any lady who fears being alone do not allow yourself to be consumed by loneliness, but instead, acutely be aware that the bulk of your time is spent alone and equate your self-worth with relationship status. When I felt as if I would spend my life alone, I did not know then that being single does not automatically strip a woman of her strength or doom her to closing her heart, love is still available and can be closer than she knows. But women you hold the key and the power to imagine your future, to picture it with the man of your dreams. It did not happen overnight with me, but I now understand and can share this advice from my experience with the man of my dreams.

Any female who is frustrated with her present life and want a relationship, she has to change her circumstances. Although finding love comes with heartaches, it can be a great adventure. When we open our heart to love it comes with risk, I took a chance, and it brought me more joy than I would have never imagined. Some women are alone because they are afraid to take a chance on love as they have been hurt from previous risks. Never give up on love, you will find it —I’m sure — it ’s closer than you think and it will be a different finish than expected.

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How Everyday Decisions We Make Shape Our Destiny

destiny.jpgbutterfly-effect-lifechoices_346183847The future we desire and want has yet to be shaped.As we often forget the power we possess in our everyday decisions that we make to shape our destiny. The decision we make will create the life we are living currently, so it becomes necessary for us to find out the meaningful answers to crucial questions for being able to make a wise decision. Decision-making requires an open approach that encompasses all aspects, an attitude that looks at every perspective and a broad vision that considers every possibility no matter how big or small it is. In short, there are neither shortcuts nor easy formulas for ethical decision-making
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So what does decision-making means? When we have to do something, but we are not sure of how, and what to do, we stand at the crossroads of decision-making. The key to making a wise decision is the ability to select the right course of action and ask the right questions. Once we grow into adulthood everything in your life, business and personal exist so when it becomes a matter of our own lives; we need to gather up the courage to take decisions on our own.

When we walk on the straight path, it is possible to choice the best decision for us. However, if we place the decision-making process in the hands of others it becomes the outcome of a bad decision. Moreover, why put the right of decision-making in the hand of others, after all, for how long can we ask others to guide us through the right decision? Eventually, we have to learn to make decisions by our own selves as life is too long, and we cannot depend on others.

When it becomes a matter of our own lives, we need to gather up the courage to take decisions on our own. However, the big question is how do we shape a life, so it becomes alive and real for us. There are many ways we can shape our destiny, but our first step is to start by knowing what we want from life. Then visualize the life you want and spend much time developing your life’s path.

What to do when the path gets bumpy to make sure you use your power of choices wisely

Throughout our everyday lives, we are faced with countless choices and those choosing is shaped by the choices we make besides there may be times when we make choices that cause our life’s path to be like a series of hills. When we choose or when we are not sure if we want hills, valleys or the straight path the passageway becomes confusing, unbalance, and very bumpy. After making a decision like these, we should stop and examine the choices we made and identified new opportunities that will bring us back to the original path.

People often spend lots of time creating the picture-perfect path for themselves. However, they fail to remember three things. There is no such thing as a perfect path, the road we are creating can become bumpy and very uncomfortable if we make the wrong decision along the way. Third and most important remember you ultimately make the final choice regarding your values and how you balance your life’s path.

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Finding The Right Hairstyle To Suit Your Face Shape

Finding best hair stye for face shapeAlthough many do not take into consideration, face shape is one of the most significant determining factors in finding the right hairstyle. An excellent hairstyle can make a powerful statement— it can enhance your ‘positive’ features and relax the ‘negative’ ones. Also, it can help you look and feel your best.

So, when searching for the ideal hairstyle for your face shape, it can be like going on a blind date if you do not know your face shape. You do not know what to expect or what’s you will receive. Even if you see a picture of what you are getting; it may even make your heart flutter, but as soon as you receive the style, and it does not flatter your face, you quickly understand why not every hairstyle is flattering for every face.

For a woman who love being as daring or as classic as she’d like and ready to update her look with the most flattering hairstyle. First, venture before choosing a style that fit your face. Start by learning your face shape. Then you are ready to have the freedom to change your looks by getting the hairstyle of your desire. The first ruling of discovering a flattering hairstyle for your face shape is not ever head to the salon for a new ‘do’ before establishing the shape of your face.

It is vital to know your facial shape because face preferences do not only affect hairstyle it has an impact on a diverse range of significant public outcome. It can affect mate choices, hiring decisions and the decision concerning a sociable relationship. Whether we know it or not the facial characteristics that influence attractiveness carries a powerful effect on each person because we are all judged by our faces.

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What Most People Probably Don’t Know about Juice Cleanse

 

The body goes through different situations that put it at an enormous disadvantage, especially if a person has picked up a bad habit, inhales toxic substances or is exposed to pollution. Owing to the changing lifestyles we live in today, the body needs proper cleansing; that is where juice cleanses can be extremely beneficial for the body. It can be particularly useful to the body if you suffer from digestive troubles or poor health.

With so much environmental toxins going into the body like passive smoking, pesticides and automobile fumes, we seriously need to reduce the toxin intake. That means we need to detox regardless what our diet is; so for the most part, a cleanse is what it takes to remove “harmful” things from the body.

When juice cleansing, it is best to target a specific organ like the liver or colon and cleanse that area to make the body feel better. It is best to consult a doctor before undergoing a cleanse just to make sure that it is safe for your body; as the body is not in the best of health, juice cleansing may cause risk.

For instance, If you have low blood sugar, or are a diabetic, you basically might feel awful during a juice fast. Even though juice cleansing is very helpful for the body, it sometimes can be terrible for people with poor health.

What Happens in Your Body during a “Cleanse” & What to Expect

If you are thinking about doing a juice cleanse, it is best to find out what to expect as the first step to take. Juice cleanses are popular and generally last from a few days to several weeks. It is the individual’s choice how long it last. Juice cleansing is where a person consumes only fruit and vegetable juices to maintain nutrition while otherwise abstaining from eating food. It normally improves the person’s health, mood, and appearance.

I enlisted the help of difference nutritionists to make sure I know what to expect and the kinds of things that can happen to the body when embarking on a juice cleanse.

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