Author Patricia Yarbrough
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When it comes to peace, how would you describe yourself?
I am a born activist
What do you believe are the 'burning issues' today?
Education, Violence
What must we overcome to achieve peace?
Religion
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We have to have understand our purpose in life.
Can we change the world?
Definitely
More about me
I am a survivor of a homicide,domestic violence,sexual abuse and author of an exceptional non fiction book titled ' A Silent Scream"
"Will My Morning Ever Come"
Promise to respect others and refrain from spamming?
Yes

I thank God for bringing me out of the darkness into the light

"A Silent Scream "is available:
Borders,Barnesandnoble,Books A Million,Target.com, Better World Book,Cheapest Textbooks.com, Discountbooksale.com, (www.tiptopwebsite.com/patriciay with my personal autograph)

In her book A Silent Scream author and entrepreneur Patricia Yarbrough shares the pain and heartache that a grieving mother suffers through after the loss of a child. Despite her outwardly successful life, the thoughts that her son her friend gone forever piloted Patricia on a self-destructive journey. In a declining state of health, Patricia's anguish over her sons death propagated her loss from one son to a husband and four other children.

"Grieving is hard enough, to have to do it alone is even harder. As it is you feel no one understands how you feel, no cares", says Patricia.

The book was painful to write, and even though it took her six years to complete, Patricia was compelled and obligated for her story to be heard. When asked about the title, Patricia said, "When you lose a child, especially to murder, the intense pain (grief) it hurts so bad deep down in your heart, and can last a lifetime. Everyone tells you it's time to move on, that you should be over your loss. So you hide your grief (scream) inside".

When someone is murdered, the death comes without warning. A parent might watch a game with a child on a Sunday afternoon -- and then never see or hold or speak to that child again. Each member of a family is likely to grieve differently, creating a potential for conflict. Siblings of the victim may feel neglected by their parents or suddenly overprotected. Spouses may be unable to give each other support when it is needed most.

Hundreds of books have been published that follow murderers along their paths of destruction. And yet just a handful of books have looked at murder from the victim’s survivors perspective. A Silent Scream pays homage to the survivors.

Patricia Yarbrough is a highly sought-after speaker for grief support organizations. After several successful years as a Healthcare Manager, Patricia decided to follow her passion and write full-time.

Author Patricia Yarbrough's Blog

If You Don't Know,You Don't Want To Know, What It Feels Like To Lose A Child

Posted on January 12, 2009 at 7:23am 0 Comments

Being a strong mother of five beautiful children, my life was cut down on December 29th 1989 to barely living.



I watched as my nineteen year old son lie in a coma for week, and so did I. He was hooked up to a respirator barely breathing so was I?



I tried everything I could to be strong for my family.



The evening of January 5th 1990 my son died and so did a part of me.



It was the worst pain I ever felt in my life. It felt as though someone ripped my… Continue

I Went From A Home To Homelessness To Follow My Dream

Posted on January 12, 2009 at 7:21am 2 Comments

I went from having everything to having nothing, believing one day my dream would come true.

I wanted more than anything in the world to have my book published, I felt I had something to share with the world.



I had survived after the murder of my son.



I received a contract in May 2007, by July 2007, I was homeless.



I cried I couldn't understand, I had just received a contract and now I am homeless.



I refused to give up on my dream. My family told… Continue

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At 11:15pm on June 10, 2010, Eva said…
Hello,

iPeace is deleted from David Califa the end of June. Here you can find a new home and old friends.

http://peaceformeandtheworld.ning.com/

You are cordially invited.

Warm regards, Eva
At 9:54am on June 5, 2010, Dave, aka Rhumour said…
Patricia, please consider adding your voice to a new Peace Petition at:- http://www.thepetitionsite.com/536/petition-to-assist-peace

This is linked to the activities of Voice for Peace, which is migrating from ning to Spruz at: - http://voiceforpeace.spruz.com/

Thank you - and please circulate this to your friends!
At 8:03am on March 14, 2009, dear james said…
PLEASE ADD ME AS YOUR FRIEND
At 3:16pm on March 13, 2009, dear james said…
MS YARBROUGH

I HOPE EACH MORNING'S LIGHT PROVIDES YOU CONTINUED WARMTH AND FILLS YOUR LIFE WITH DESERVED PEACE AND HAPPINESS.

I HOPE YOU WILL ACCEPT MY HAND OF FRIENDSHIP

PEACE,
JAMES
At 3:30pm on March 12, 2009, dear james said…
hello and peace

may all your dreams come true
At 4:02pm on March 8, 2009, SunBôw said…
Happy international woman's day.

Here are two wise Native grandmothers that I love dearly.


At 3:58am on March 8, 2009, Antoinette Denise Johnson said…
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At 4:51pm on March 7, 2009, Antoinette Denise Johnson said…
Hi Patricia, I have heard of you before somewhere. I send out my deepest, heartfelt condolences to you on the loss of your son. That has to be every mother's worst nightmare. I admire your strength, resilience, and courage to write about it. We share something in common as far as being victims of childhood abuse, and domestic violence; as well as a passion for writing.
My passion is poetry, and my first book "VICTIM! VICTORIOUS!" was recently released. I would love it if you visited my page, and read my prize winning poem "LOVE YOU TO DEATH". It's the one I entered into my first poetry contest, and won the Grand Prize, a publishing package.
I hope to keep in touch with you!~Peace & Blessings!~Antoinette
At 3:34pm on February 11, 2009, Bassam said…

Strong by silence...
At 4:17pm on January 15, 2009, Lisa Simpkins said…
I admire you..I love your book A Silent Scream.

 
 
 

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