Saturday, January 5, 2019
“Wow, look at the beautiful enormous trees.” Robbie said, as his Dad Robert Phillips turned into their driveway at 1515 Crabapple st. in 7even. ” Yes they are very verdant and lusciously green,” responded Rhonda.
The house was a creamy tan colored vinyl siding and olive green window trimmings. The roof is olive green made of tin.The front porch was broad and enclosed by a brick wall structure that’s waist high with cement slab tops.
It’s a one story twenty thousand square foot, five bedroom, three baths and fire places. This was ideal for the triple R’s new home.
Rhonda dressed the home in all the seasons of the year. Her kitchen was warm but fall exciting. The Living room, Summer colors and alive and thriving, she dressed her bedroom in dream like surroundings that allowed awakening to pleasant emotions.
The two men in the house always knew to get on out of her way and do what they want with their private spaces. Robert Phillips had dreamed of this type of space his whole life. His parents did pretty well, but they had seven children and he was a twin, so he always shared a bedroom. Now he had his own man cave. He put pictures up of Bruce Lee, Super Man, Black Panther, and the Dallas Cowboys original starting line-up. He hung a street sign from his old neighborhood right over the entry way of the door.
He mounted a seventy-two inch screen t.v. on the wall opposite of the nurf basketball goal. He built his own room of joy especially with all his game consoles and movie selections as well as all of his favorite music on disk. The only reason to leave his home is to golf and bowl, because the pool table was in the basement. “Yeah, life’s going to work out after all.” He thought to himself.
Robbie was a nine year old boy genius. He was solving numerical problems at age three,and that first startled his parents almost to fear. Now he is in tenth grade classes but, home and student portal with his mother’s assistance. This was more for his safety and security as he was small for his own age less knowing being surrounded by enormous fourteen and fifteen year olds running the halls and pushing and bumping him along.
Robert Phillips had a golfing game that was with some of his new buddies that were residents at the facility he had just become chief Neuro Pathologists and master surgeon. This guy had extraordinarily impeccable nerves of steel and a hand steady as a pin is straight. His hand eye coordination was uncanny and these fellas out here although most were younger than he by five to ten years, were about to remember his name and why around the office they call him the ” Slice and Dice. Yes the greens was his play ground and his favorite putter was his precision tool. They were not ready for this beat down his so masterfully prepared to hand them without remorse.
Rhonda was home all the time baking and cleaning and meeting the neighbors sharing sweets and recipes. She met Jake and Josh who now wanted to only Go by their full names Jacob and Joshua. Rhonda marked them as very well put together astute young men. She liked everyone in seven. She had plenty to do and she never was bored.
She signed up for the local Pta although she homeschooled her son, he was just as part of the school system as any student that sat in a classroom and she kept him to the schedule. She loved dancing so she signed up for and afternoon samba class and jazzersize. The local Parrish also heared about her charitable heart and asked for her assistance on every Thursday noon. She went there and served food to less fortunate people during the lunch hour. She also crocheted and made scarfs, mittens and blankets for the homeless people for winter. She was a busy little bee and Robert and Robbie adored her, she was their very own angel and they knew it.
” I found a church, the pastor is close to our age and he’s filled with the word.” Robert spoke. ” I mean he is over flowing and although he lost his wager against me, I am tempted to yet appease his request to come hear him preach Sunday.” Well, his two R’s were ready to return to church so, both were very excited at his find. ” Would y’all like to go try it out with me?” “Yes,” the two said simultaneously with excitement and joy! He was pleased, his family was all he has here five hours away from home so, he meant to keep them close, safe, and protected.
He was a praying man and his wife a prayer warrior. He got everyone up extra early that Sunday morning, the smell of Turkey bacon and grits, eggs, and toast and Rhonda could smell coffee. “Oh honey good morning it smells wonderful,” she said as she approached him by the stove while tying her robe belt to secure it. She stood up on her tippy toes and gave him a kiss. The Phillips didn’t shun morning breath, they shunned not showing affection and using such things as an excuse. Nope the love was real around here and all knew it.
The Phillips blended into the neighborhood well. Robbie had plenty boys his age after school hours, to run and ride his bike or four wheeler with. Rhonda had her social clubs and volunteer groups and big Rob had his man cave and a golf course so perfectly manicured he’d cry every time it was freshly cut. He went by on cut days to tip the mower company. Yes, this was the life. He had God his wife and son and humanity around him seemed to be quite alright.
It was dark and cold and the rain was pouring sheets so heavy, head lights on your car were of no effect! Rob had been called in around two am that dreary Thursday morning. He was called in for an emergency brain surgery. The patient was admitted for a severe migraine and upon running many different tests the CAT SCAN showed a quarter sized mass with several smaller scattered spots indicating according to the reports an aneurysm and a bad one. Dr. Phillips was always speedy to the call.
His patient was a black male between age forty to forty-five, dark skin toned with full lips, wide nose, and deep dark chocolate oval eyes. He was gripping at his head from both sides, ” please make it stop doc,” said the man seemingly around five feet nine to ten inches tall, guessing by how he fit the bed. He was also very muscular and athletically built. “What could be going on inside his head to bring this magnificent being to such a point of weakness.” Robert thought to himself, as he believes all of creation is beautiful and absolutely differently made wonderfully in God’s image. He rushed away after giving the patient a good look over and reviewing the nurses notes on the man, to have a look for himself at the scan result.
While sitting in the public station for doctors and nurses in the county hospital, Dr. Phillips was startled at what he saw as soon as the lab delivered their scan results directly to him, hand to hand. He saw the anyuerism and he had an idea it had attacked smaller vessels to avoid complete rupture. He had to move fast and create a release of pressure and drain point.
After a very successful three hour long procedure, Rob walked out to the awaiting family members with a very serious but happy stance. ” I am pleased to let you know he made it through surgery and is breathing on his own. He had a granular myeloma erupt in his head that is much like a sack that fills up with blood and can cause sever pain and can lead to internal bleeding and death. It’s good he was able to get here and we could resolve the issues. He can have visitors in about thirty minutes.God bless you all.”
Later in the day Rhonda had food ready and waiting for her husband. Robbie was on break with the school schedule so to stay in line with that he was in relax mode. Rob sat down at the table very tired and hungry. Rhonda went to run him a bath. She put green alcohol and Epsom salt in the hot water. She was very attentive to her men folk, her two R’s. She loved them dearly. She went into the bedroom and pulled Rob’s favorite T-shirt and old joggers out and laid them across the toilet seat lid.
Rob finished his well thought out meal and headed to the bath area where he found the peace his wife had just created for him. He was good at absorbing and appreciating her efforts. He always let her know he was worth every thing she does for him to keep and care for him.
Rhonda was a very sexual being. Nobody knew how very sexual she was but Rob, so he felt blessed that everyone viewed her as the good ole Christian motherly lady, but behind closed doors he was her personal secret love stallion. Rob had no problems with keeping his wife’s dirty little secret between the two of them. He teased and tempted her every chance he could and he had a trick up his sleeve for her tonight.
” Hey, honey can you please come wash my back?” I’m so restless I’m sure it will help if you give me a good scrub down.” Rhonda entered the room and sat on a stool she bought for this. As she washed her hubby’s back he started flicking water at her and giggling. She started getting antsy she could feel his prank joke energy rising, so she tried to take off and run from the bathroom, but it was too late. He grabbed her wrist too quickly, before she knew it she was fully dressed in the tub soaked up and down and Rob was laughing and kissing and tickling her all over. “Robert Phillips how dare you,” she said in a I’mma get you back playful tone.
As soon as she could find a grip she pulled the plug to drain the water from the tub. Then she stood up, took all of her clothes off and left them atop her naked husband sitting in the empty cold tub. He looked confused. But, she knew better so she ran to the bedroom and got dressed quickly. Not quick enough Rob ran into the bedroom, tackled her to the bed shaking and jumping all over the bed keeping her from gaining her balance. “Stop it Rob I’m going to get sick.”
” Tell me Rhonda what must you do to stop this bed from shaking ma’am?” “I must make it Rock, sir yes sir!” “That’s exactly what I’m talking about lady! Yahoo!””I’m a rhinestone cowgirl and I am looking for my trusted steed Rob and I am ready for the ride baby!” They both laughed and enjoyed a very passionate filled night.
A few weeks went by and Robbie came running into the living room area yelling ” dad you’re on the news, they said malpractice and they are suing you for the death of Mr. Washington, weeks after surgery and they said he bled to death for bad closure procedure.” The T. V. was blaring this nightmare all over the United States airways. This is crazy, what’s going on here? ” I’m not believing this, my God what’s going on I know I did my job properly.”
Rhonda assured her husband she was by his side and wasn’t going to be budged. She was at every hearing and sat through every questioning session. Her husband seemed frail and weak he was being rail roaded. “These people had to have done something wrong after he went home. How can so long after the procedure, can you be the blame for his death? I’m so confused, God help us please reveal the truth under your perfect light. I am begging you God don’t do this to us, dont let Satan win over your children please God please!” Rhonda prayed low under her breath.
Months have went by, court date after court date, lies after lies. This was painfully excruciating to watch her husband be abused verbally. They ended up losing all of their savings and, now they have lost all but one vehicle and lawyer fees keep piling up. They had to take out a second mortgage on their new home. This was way too much to bare. Rhonda stood by her husband day in and day out. She would never budge, this man was her hero and superman! Yet, today he was her baby and she knew not what to do to bring him comfort.
Robert had, had enough of this. His lawyers were draining him financially and the death was killing him internally. He knew he performed a superior procedure but, the court’s were leaning more toward the deceased man’s family and giving them comfort and closure at his and his families expense. “I am about to lose my mind, Rhonda. I don’t know if I am coming or going. God has turned his back on me and I have done no wrong that I am aware of. How on God’s good green earth am I being drug around like this. I am faithful, honest, true, loving, kind, and diligent at pleasing God through how I care for his children. My God Rhonda, why is this going on,” tears and moans escaped her husbands pierced lips like a painful whine, that hurt her deeply as she could not provide him with serenity and peace as she would love to do. She just wanted to make everything go away and to make him feel all better. But, she knew that was just a fantasy and she felt horrible she was helpless and useless. She hated how this is destroying her man’s power and authority.
Eventually the case put them out of their home and in the homeless shelter down town near the court house that was raping their entire family. Robert lost thirty-five pounds and he had no appetite at all ever. Rhonda forced him to eat jello, pudding, and chicken noodle soup. It was all he could handle without getting sick.
Day after day, night after night Rhonda became more enraged at the suing family. She couldn’t understand how any of this happened and even in praying and fasting she found no salvation in what was going on in her families life.
Rhonda started hanging out at bars and clubs as well as restaurants, trying to bump into a familiar face of one of the family members of the dead man. She went out every day during the free hours that she got from being put out of the shelter for daily cleaning or whatever. One day she ran into the man’s sister at the local McDonald’s and enticed the woman into hearty conversation that lead to the opening of the conversation that included her husband and the tumultuous weather’s, his rushing to save her brother from death caused his family to suffer
She went on and on until she said exactly what Rhonda and Rob had assumed. She said, ” My brother had a very major surgery a year or so ago and he made it through surgery fine, then he came home and pulled all the darn stitches out because it itched so bad. But, he wasn’t warned to leave them in and he pulled the wrong one and bled to death while no one was home. I blamed the nurses for not going over home care procedures but, my family wanted to go after the doctor. He was a good man and I really hated what they did.
I was only present at the court house to show family support, but I hated it every single minute, I prayed against my family winning. I wasn’t strong enough to will it my way. I am so very sorry, I wish there was a way I could have helped that man and his family. They lost everything because of my families greed.”
Rhonda was furious, only not showing it externally. She smiled as to be oblivious to the story and she shook her head and seemed to be very consoling every time the woman said she was sorry or against her family. Rhonda was railing mad and her brain felt like a hornets nest. Maybe she had bit off more than she was ready to swallow but she would not ruine her cover with an emotional outburst. She saw red, blood red. This was an anger she never felt before. She excused herself from the woman and went to get some air. Her anger was not subsided by the brisk air as she desired.
“What is this anger?” She screamed as she walked to her car, “and why can I shake it off,” her body trembled all over and the hornets resumed their humming in her skull. “I am rage” a voice whispered. “Wrath,” said a more sinister hissing voice! “Vengeance!” Thought Rhonda loud and clear! “Vengeance for my husband, my son, our family,” she cried out. Rhonda waited for the woman to leave the McDonald’s.
Once the lady, we now know as Julia emerged from the door of the restaurant Rhonda noticed she was walking wherever she was going. So, just like a depraved predator, she offered Julia a friendly ride with a warm welcoming smile. Julia accepted, saying she was going to her mom’s house which was a thirty minute ride across town. Rhonda had already prepared for the moment she would have this opportunity. She had latex gloves, large rubber bands, tin foil, two five gallon jugs of gasoline, black clothing, matches and power cutting equipment, she also had a water key to drain the fire hydrants in the area. She would make it impossible for survival as their greed had left her family. Oh, but they should pay dearly.
Life at the shelter week after week, saving for a house was difficult for the doctor, and his wife seemed to just simply not care about the rules of being in on time. She knew they had to find elsewhere to sleep, if they missed the time deadline. He had landed a job at a local community clinic, after what he went through, it was quite a blessing, so he and Robbie were always in on time. “Where on earth could she be?” He thought to himself, as Robbie had not mentioned missing her yet. He didn’t want to stir up any kind of nervous energy, so he pondered his wife’s where abouts secretly in his heart.
Rhonda camped out in the community park behind the Washington’s home, which was a huge beautiful ranch style home. It was too well lit, she located her rubber gloves and splicers. Rhonda waited til after eleven pm. She began to work quickly, setting the signal scanners, cutting wires to land lines and electrical power sources. She poured gas down into the basement windows, around the house all the windows were shut, but to her surprise, the back door was opened. “These folk are crazy to do what they do to folk and leave themselves so vulnerable.” Vengeance was constantly in her ear!
She crept into the house through the laundry room. As she tipped into the kitchen area she realized the people were in bed. Rhonda took her second five gallons of gasoline and poured from the kitchen to the livingroom area, on to the hallway that had conjoining doors to every bedroom in the home and the stairway to the basement. She peeped into their bedrooms from Wrath’s advice, ” leave no stone unturned and all witness must die,” he directed her.
Rhonda had her bags on her feet and rubber bands around her ankles to keep her DNA to herself. She had her hair wrapped up and gloves on as well as dressed in black and face mask on. She lit her match as she walked back down the hallway toward the livingroom and threw it toward the basement stairway inside the home. She ran through the kitchen and lit a match as she exited the laundry room door to the home she threw it inside the door. Outside she lit the house up from the outside. The entire Washington family was inside even the lady who showed her where they lived. The house went up in flames like a stack of hay. She watched from the park long enough to be sure no surprise survivors would come running out.
After she stripped down and changed her clothes and wig and wrap, she put everything in a bonfire container there on the other side of the park away from the blazing home. Rhonda stood by her fire as if to be warming herself for the onlookers. She left as soon as she heard sirens in the distance. It took fifteen minutes to get a response and it didn’t matter to her, because all the folk who hurt her family for nothing just received their just due.
Robbie noticed his mom standing at the door that morning as they were preparing to leave the shelter. “Mommy!” He ran to the door smiling and happy to see his mother there and alive. He cried happy I missed you tears and when he was allowed out the door he nearly knocked her down jumping in her arms hugging and squeezing her as if she had been gone a year. She kissed her son and husband. ” Where have you been?” Rob asked his wife. ” I was so worried about you, that I had a terrible nightmare and you were on fire, I tried to put the fire out but it kept growing and growing, just when I would think it was out. Babe I will die without you, we need you. I’m so glad you’re here.”
Rob didn’t leave space for her answer to her whereabouts, so she let the question ease on by. She embraced her family with a hidden fear in the back of her mind. He told her of the news report that morning on tv, the Washington’s entire estate went down in flames and the whole family seniors, women, men, and children. “No Survivors” the media repeated. Rhonda’s heart paused as her husband said the video tape caught a glimpse of the perpetrator. But, he followed up with ” the man cut power before traits of id could evaluated, smart guy I’d hate to say, but they lied on me and nearly destroyed my career, and mental health.” She sighed relief silently and relaxed deeply in her husbands arms hurrying her cold nose in his chest. Then he left walking for work, she took Robbie with her to look for low priced houses. They had ideas of a smaller more quite low maintenance place. A nice two bedroom with two full bathrooms is enough. They agreed and wrote down all the houses address and area where they were.
The years flew by and the Phillips were preparing for a long awaited and well planned vacation, although they moved, they were still physically lived in 7even and they were still surrounded by luscious gardens and greenways. 7even was a very verdant land to own and observe. They were going to the Virgin Islands for seven days and nights. It is so very much needed. “All packed up,” Rhonda and Robbie came running to the car with luggage, snacks, maps, and drinks. This is truly a trip this family can benefit from.
“All packed up, restroom stops are done, and snacks are readily available,” Rhonda said, as she was opening her door to get in the passenger side. Two police squad cars pulled up, one behind the car and the other beside the driver door. Four officers got out of the two vehicles and approached the car on both sides. One officer was talking to Robert looking toward Rhonda. She could see Rob’s head lowering and his face was distorted as if he was receiving the most disturbing news ever. Her legs began to tremble and then the shutter trailed up her entire body.
Robert and two officers walked over to her door. She unlocked and opened her door. An officer approached her and asked to have her accompany them to police department. She was so nervous, it was making her sick enough to vomit. Rhonda already knew what has going down, she put her hands out to surrender and they did cuff her front ways and sat her in the back of a squad car.
Months went by after the arraignment and bond hearing. Rhonda had been locked up for months and had lost a lot of weight because she wasn’t eating this jail food. She and Rob were unable to make the bond, and she was withering away. She told Rob at one of their visitations that she was guilty and would not plead otherwise. ” Robert Phillips please, please take care of Robbie and yourself. I can’t change what has happened. My anger took over me and voices took over my mind directing me the entire way! I felt powerless but I truly was aware of my movements, but, I could not stop myself no matter what amount of connection I had with God, my spirit wasn’t strong enough to battle. They took everything from us and I wanted to curse God but, murder seemed like a better option. Please forgive me, my love.” She sobbed and stood up wiping her face and eyes with the bottom tail of her orange jump suit top. She placed a kiss on her hand and then to the glass in front of his lips. ” I love you Rob, good bye. Please go on with your life once they give me the book. I don’t want to see you anymore. Take care of yourself and Robbie. I am signing a refusal of future visitation. Go forward my love.”
Rob was present at every court session. He sat in back because he knew Rhonda did not need to see him. If he looked worried it would just cause her to be in a mental prison about how he and Robbie were doing, and how painful it is to be away from them. He was there with her and he never left her side. At the end of the trial, Rhonda was sentenced to ten years flat. Robert felt weak and scared at the same time. How would he alone complete Robbies upbringing and provide for home and take care of his wife financially. He rushed to the front of the courtroom. Rhonda’s public defendant allowed them three minutes to touch and exchange a few last minute important details. Rhonda promised to be strong and to use this time rekindle her fire for God and get a college degree. Robert promised to wait on his wife and that he definitely would do.
After six months Rob had acquired his job and old home back. During Rhonda’s trial the recording of she and Mr. Washington’s sisters conversation at the McDonald’s that long ago day, saved his surgical reputation. ” Why didn’t my wife just bring the recording to me. They would have everything and she would be free to enjoy life with him and their son.” He thought grievingly to himself.me
While sitting in his man cave having a tall double shot lotte, someone knocked on the door. He told Robbie to answer the door. Robbie yelled,” dad you might want to come and see this right here.” Rob entered the living area and was astounded by what he saw.
This was a giant being with no face just light, the entire head was light. A huge ball of light! The being spoke, ” Robert Phillips, ponder no more. Torture your mind no more! Rhonda had been over taken by an onslaught of spirit beings, while she was at her weakest point. This is why I am here to warn you. Humans must understand there are gateways that must be guarded at all times. You may love God and you may be faithful to the ways of God, yet, when leaving your gates unguarded it leaves a gap for the enemy to seep in and gain control over the weak individual.
Your wife was weakened by fear and doubt. Wrath forced himself upon her and so did rage dysfunction and deceit. She was unable to control herself, not one time did these energies give her a second to breath mentally. They didn’t want her to have a chance to call out to God for help. They knew she would be set free. So they worked on her until she had completed vengeance’s evil works. Hold no grudges for her mishandling of this situation. Her love for you and fear of your life’s work being crushed by a lie conjured for the sake of greed. I have listed here all seven of the deadly sins and the seven gateways, as well as seven different ways God has provided for all humans who trust him, to get out of troubles way!
Rob and Robbie felt humbled to their knees, they understood the reverence of the holy spirit and the entity asked them to stand and be blessed in Jesus Christ and he vanished. Robbie eyes filled with tears. ” Dad, that was an angel we are going to be fine. I also feel like mom will be home sooner than ten years maybe half time if she does good. He was right and was heading to college when Rhonda did finally make it back home to them.
As with all the homes and families in 7even the life lessons they learn come with a severe consequence. The grim reaper Lord Death has come to the conclusion that he himself should buy property in 7even for himself. The sun goes down on 7even when it’s rising on the rest of the world.