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No longer alone

I have a great family and a circle of friends, but there are times that I still feel alone. There is a place in my heart that is untouched but wants to be set free. Many times I have asked myself why and what it is but this remained unanswered.

When I signed up for the World Pulse, I slowly learned to understand. For a long time I have chosen to hide things in my heart and keep them there. That is why I felt alone even in the midst of the people around me. As I read through the journals of women from all over the world it dawned on me that they too have a story to tell. But unselfishly and unafraid they share these sad, lonely, traumatic, happy and fulfilling experiences with everyone.

When I posted my first journals I felt a sense of freedom and release. In a sense it empowered me to come out of my shell, to be myself and to allow others to see me the way I am in the context of my culture and beliefs. I felt satisfied being able to open my soul to people, to women, who I know, will understand the spoken and unspoken words I want to tell. There is so much to say and to know.

The journey of a woman is not easy and I am thankful for the World Pulse and for the emergence of new technologies like Web 2.0 which makes it possible for us to connect and interact … heart to heart and soul to soul. Through this we can touch lives and allow others to move us and encourage us.

It excites me to know what else Web 2.0 can do to bring us all closer together and help us work for a common cause. Despite how far apart we are and how different we are in color, race, beliefs and experiences, we can still be one in heart and mission. We can help each other heal, build each other’s potentials and maybe even just simply be there to listen when there is a need.

Through World Pulse and Web 2.0 no woman will ever feel alone again. I know that the cocoon of pain and struggles that has wrapped us up for a long time will one day release us to become beautiful butterflies that will soar the skies of our dreams. Nothing is impossible now.

Comments

Dando's picture

Indeed you

are no longer alone.

it is a nice thing you are in this community of caring women.

I like your style of writing and I need to encourage you to express your self because your experiances will encourage someone out there.

things and best

ladyblue's picture

Thank you

Thank you so much for reading my post and for your encouragement. Yes, I would like to encourage others too. See you online.

olutosin's picture

You are not alone

It took me sometime to understand what Worldpulse is and I suffered in silence......agonising silence.....now I speak out and feel a kind of relief that more than a 100 women somewhere are assisting in carrying the heavy loads on my heart....how will someone know if you do not share?
Hmmnn Home sweet Here....

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

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ladyblue's picture

Home indeed

You are so right ... I guess this is home. That is why we feel safe and welcome here. And we are all family ...Thank you.

Leelee's picture

I know right - I log in to

I know right - I log in to here everyday now, it is up there with checking email and Facebook :) Thanks for sharing!

'Harlem: A Dream Deferred' - Langston Hughes
What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun
Or fester like a sore—
And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over—
Like a syrupy sweet?

ladyblue's picture

a dream

i have many dreams deferred. Sometimes it hurts but I will never stop dreaming. Thanks for sharing too.

CoachMarcie's picture

Thanks

You are never alone! Love, Marcie

Best,
Marcie

ladyblue's picture

Thank you so much

Thank you so much friend. I am also here for you all.

Sarvina's picture

No more alone........

Hi!

We are here on PulseWire always stay by your sides, listen your voice and encourage you my dear friend. Your writing is wonderful! Keep it up....

Kind Regards,
Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

ladyblue's picture

Hi

You have already encouraged me just by reading my post and writing me a note. Thank you so much. See you online.

Khushbu's picture

Friendships

Dear ladyblue

It is nice connecting with you and reading your first assignment. You write very well. Web 2.0 certainly brings a lot of opportunities. I would have also liked to read what you think are the grey shades of web 2.0

Looking forward to reading your next set of assignments.

best of luck
Khushbu

Khushbu Agrawal

ladyblue's picture

thank you

Hi. Thank you so much for reading my journal. Hope to know you more.

aarsenal's picture

Making connections

What a poignant essay! Indeed, it's strange how technology is managing to connect us all and yet, the feeling of desolation still creeps up on us once in a while. Let's try harder to reach out. Hindi ka nag-iisa!

Anna

_______________________________________________________________________
Life is how you Design it.

ladyblue's picture

hello friend

Yes, I would like to try harder to reach out in every way I can. We cannot underestimate the power of words and the way words can bring healing, encouragement and "life" to a dying spirit. Thank you so much

Halima Mohamed Abdel rahman's picture

Coming to the right place

Hi,

This is a very nice article. Well written. I love it!.. You are writing from your heart. I feel it.. Let me tell you something; every woman here, represents a community and has a story or stories to tell, ideas to share and problems to be solved. You have come to the right place. We are a unique vibrant community. ONE FAMILY!

Best of luck.

Halima

ladyblue's picture

It feels so right

Yes, World Pulse is the right place to come to and I know I did not make a mistake. I am always so excited to log in and to read and make myself part of the experiences of others, relate with you all, cry with some, celebrate with others and just simply be part of the family. Thanks.

Leina's picture

Hello, I like your

Hello,
I like your style of writing.I could feel your heart talking in your carefully selected simple words.
Best wishes
Leina

ladyblue's picture

Thanks for the encouragement

I am grateful for the encouragement. Thank you for feeling my heartbeat. Best wishes too.

irmia's picture

It's always better to express our feeling

Hey ladyblue:

It's always better to express our feeling :)
Web 2.0 is just one of the media to express our feeling :)

And, it's always better for me to express my feeling in my own language. Perhaps, you need to start to buy a diary. Writing is always good :)

Mia

ladyblue's picture

Hello Mia

Thanks for your post. Yes, it is healthy to be able to express our feelings. Thank you for being there.

Alana Kinarsky's picture

loud and proud

way to speak up! I love the visual you paint with the butterfly...keep writing and inspiring us to soar!

ladyblue's picture

Thank you

It is nice to hear that. Thank you so much.Let us continue to soar ...

Christine.Dahl's picture

Like you I have felt alone

Like you I have felt alone with my thoughts in my heart. Your words express your ideas beautifully. I like the pictures you create by comparing our growth to the changes that produce a butterfly. I am glad you shared this essay and found this place. I look forward to learning more about your life and dreams.

Warm regards
Christine

ladyblue's picture

metamorphoses

Hi Christine. I have always been awed at the beauty of butterflies. But what touches me most is knowing that they have to go through a painful process before they leave that cocoon as a beautiful creation. I know one day we will be able to fly free from whatever bondage and struggles we have. Take care.

MelissaMack's picture

Unified Voice

Very nicely done. I believe you capture the possibility and opportunity that can be given if women, like in this portal, speak out and stand together to address issues and concerns that are happening all around the world.

ladyblue's picture

Hi Melissa

Thank you so much for your comment. I wish in my heart that I can be of help in whatever way I can and that I can learn more how to be a powerful voice for others. I am thankful to WorldPulse for bringing us all together ...

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