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How do you like the group picture? I was searching for a picture of "The 3 Fates", the legend of the woman who hold destiny in their hands since I want us all to take ours into our own hands. We need to believe strongly that we can change things, not only for ourselves but in our area and knowing that we are all around in the world can believe "Globally" as well!

My girls (the oldest and youngest) decided they could draw one for us and it shows 3 woman holding that twine of "life" thread in their hands. They left out the spool thingy, not sure what it is called, since where we come from is not as important as where we are going. Diversity in the woman to show it encompasses all woman around the world, since a way they kept us down before was keeping us separated into groups of "us vs. them" ones and we will no longer allow that to happen to us.

You can suggest different one to use though, since being my daughters I am blind to it's faults... I see it as the greatest-picture-ever-drawn kind of thing, so dont feel bad if you know of a better one to use! You will find both Olutosin and I are very nice and open to suggestions and ideas from everyone so just jump right in!!

If you can remember where some great posts you read are, can you please do a post asking if they would like to post it here in this group for us? There were so many good ones around and I will be going back through and finding them and sending the personal messages letting them know the group is here and to post whenever they can...

Don't be shy about being the first to post yours since I am sure a lot are waiting for someone else to go first to make sure they do it right... Just begin posting and we will let the group become what it needs to be for us!

They are working on adding Olutosin as an admin still but it should show up sometime since she is a big part of it too!!

love,

Maria

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stella Ndugire- Mbugua's picture

Beautiful...

Hi,

How old are your girls? this is great!! are they professional artists?

Anyway, I love it. It does show diversity and it speaks 1000 words...

You have my vote..

Regards,

Stella Ndugire- Mbugua
ICS- Africa

olutosin's picture

GREAT!

Great My Friend,

You are awesome and I am grateful for all you are doing. Love you my Love as I will have time to do all now that I am good.

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Excellent!

I love it. The women are bold, beautiful, and diverse.

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Weaving...

And, I love the "thread" they are all holding, as though weaving a new world where women don't need to be empowered because we are living equitable, cherished, and full lives in our own right.

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

aliĝngix's picture

Love the drawing

I think its neat, the messages in this picture. Three woman holding the thread to their own live, connected but apart, so different but on the same path to furfilling their own the lives the way they want to. This drawing is neat. Well done!

Nusrat Ara's picture

The pic is great . The girls

The pic is great . The girls really draw well and yes it relects diversity and confidence as well.

Love

Nusrat

JaniceW's picture

Love it!

There is a Chinese myth that says the gods tie an invisible red string around the ankles of men and women who are destined to be soul mates, regardless of time, place or circumstances. It is said that this magical cord may stretch or tangle, but never break. This is how I see this wonderful image – a ribbon that binds us all together. I like to think that we were all destined to connect and now, are bound by this ribbon that will never break.

Your daughters are all so talented in unique and wonderful ways. The style reminds me of Japanese animé and would fit perfectly on the magazine stands in Tokyo. There's strength and spirit in the image which is a wonderful representation of the women here on PulseWire. I hope your daughters will consider illustrating the brochure series once it gets under way. What a treat that would be! With much love,
Janice

p.s. sorry it took me so long to respond. It's been crazy!

Nusrat Ara's picture

Where r u dear. No news from

Where r u dear. No news from u. Is everything all rights. I am missing ur posts.

Nusrat

busayo's picture

PRETTY

This picture is so good and speak volumes of the group. your girls are so talented Maria, they are blessings to this community.

Busayo Obisakin
Women inspiration Development center
Ile-Ife, Nigeria
busobisaki@yahoo.com
womeninspirationcenter@gmail.com
http://womeninspirationce.wix.com/widcng

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