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My loveletter to my mentor

Dearest Mentor,

Greetings of Love and Struggle!

I’ve never dreamt of having you in my wildest imagination. I’m so happy to be with you and I’m blissful for this encounter though I have mixed emotion of excitement and anxiety. I really don’t know, but I think this is the exciting point in any stage of relationship when you start to get to know each other and explore the many intricacies of relationship and at the end of the day you learned a lot of wisdom.

I’m a simple woman, a wife and a mother with a passion for social justice and women liberation. I have been in so many relationships but this relationship I’m going to have with you is exceptionally unique. I don’t have glimpse of you but it seems I’ve known you forever. Maybe because I know this love we’ve got is beyond ourselves. This is the love of country, the love of freedom and there’s no greater and noble love than this.

Being with you I’m pretty sure I’ll have no regrets. I know you’ll be there to let out the best in me , to hold my hands in my uncertainties and frustrations , to warm the coldness of my expression and to sweeten the bitterness in my heart as I drumbeat the powerful voice of freedom of the voiceless majority- the women , children and men in the margins of society.

Together we will paint the courageous images of women and children in the portraits and exhibits of human suffering as centerpiece of hope for those in darkness. Together we will heal the wounds and ease the pains of women and children as we celebrate life and womanhood in this journey. The dawn of freedom will surely come.

Love,
Malayapinas

Comments

jap21's picture

Sweet and tender love letter

Dear Malayapinas,

Thank you for posting this work from the heart. I believe your mentor will be impressed by the beauty of your spirit.

Love,

Jackie

Jacqueline Patiño FundActiva
Tarija - Bolivia
South America
www.jap21.wordpress.com

malayapinas's picture

a woman's life

thank you so much jackie! I have so much to say to you but i'm struggling finding time to write at this point in time. I read one of your posts these days and i sense the difficulties you are going through. . Whew! you're not alone jackie, our hearts beats in unison feeling all the pressures that push us to our limits. Be gentle with yourself as you are gentle to others. A woman's life is full of daily battles in a system that doesn't care about women , children and families . A system that dehumanizes human being, a system that only cares for profit and political power at the expense of hurting and killing the women, children and men who labor and sustain life. Blaming and hurting ourselves (as we women always did ) is what the powers- that- be wants us to be- to be weak and demoralized. It's just okey to feel the pain but we need to gather the strength within us and continue the fight not only to battle our own human weaknesses but battle and win the future of our children.

My dear jackie, i hope i did make sense to you- I'm sorry if I'm not . thank you so much for being here in this community - you;re such a jewel and always remember - Gold is tested by fire!

Keep smiling!

hugs and kisses,

malayapinas

jap21's picture

Thank you so much

Dear Malayapinas,

Thank you for your interest on me. I already got over it, am smiling again, and have moved on to working on these issues. I think the best approach is to focus on what can be done today. I hope to have the strength to make the change happen in everyone's life.

Of course you made a lot of sense. And it was very touching when you said 'be gentle with yourself as you are gentle to others'.

Lots of love to you,

Jackie

Jacqueline Patiño FundActiva
Tarija - Bolivia
South America
www.jap21.wordpress.com

malayapinas's picture

happy

Hi! just dropping by and wanted to say i'm happy to know that you're ok!

much love,

malayapinas

JaniceW's picture

poetic

Malayapinas, you write so beautifully and paint the most vivid images in my mind. I know that your journey with your mentor will be a joyful one as your spirit is so giving. Look forward to reading more...

malayapinas's picture

A big warm hello! Have a

My dear Janice,

A big warm hello! Have a teriible headache today due to lots of pressures from parenting and domestic concerns to human rights activities but reading your lines for me made my spirit soars high. Thank you so much ! May you have more power for the endless source of inspiration!

with so much love,
malayapinas

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