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Introducing myself and my journal: connecting from Virginia

About Me:
I am almost 60 yrs. old, living on the East Coast of the United States. My children are grown and live in other cities. I learned about the work of World Pulse from the Women & Power Conference at Omega and I'm excited to connect with women all over the world. I majored in Women's Studies in College and I care deeply about women's issues because women's issues are the breath of life. I visited this site tonight because I knew I'd hear from the women and families in the Phillipines, devastated by the typhoon.

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jodelight's picture

welcome

Hello Mary,

Warmest Welcome to PulseWire! We are so thrilled to have you as a part of our amazing online community. I know you will find PulseWire to be a great space to share ideas, global issues and women's stories around the world. We value your voice and the work you do, I look forward to hearing your voice in the future!

best,
Jody
PulseWire online intern

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends. I know that you will find this to be a positive experience and I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

jadefrank's picture

Warmest Welcome!

Hi Mary,

We are so glad to have you here in our community! And it's always exciting to hear about how members found their way to PulseWire. I heard that the Omega conference was quite inspiring - it's so great to see people who attended and spoke at the conference here in the community.

The best way to communicate on PulseWire and share your voice is to write in your journal, read the journals of fellow members and offer comments, or join a group and share in the dialogue by contributing to the group journal. You might also consider posting to Resource Exchange, a global bulletin board designed to offer access to needed resources as well as the ability to provide resources to those in need and explore and contribute to Sharing Solutions, a library of working models and blueprints.

Looking forward to hearing more of your voice here on PulseWire!

Warm Regards,
Jade

marypelham's picture

http://feministlookingglass.c

http://feministlookingglass.com/2009/09/25/dalai-lama-i-call-myself-a-fe...
A friend forwarded this link to me. I read the blog comments and they were so negative and worn out! So, I share my reply post with you.

Mary White, on October 4th, 2009 at 8:20 am Said: Your comment is awaiting moderation.
I embrace the Dali Lama’s proclamation that he is a feminist. Of course he is. Feminism is defined by embracing connection, respect for differences that stretch us, teach us, and enrich us. Feminism is all about systems, relatedness, interdependence, thriving.
Every moniker or label manifests over a broad spectrum. Each time, we choose where we take our place on the spectrum. Otherwise, the arguments go on and on, staying stuck.

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