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Thank you WOMEN / SISTERS

I would like to thank all the women... my sisters for supporting me in this letter writing project titled FAREWELL SILENCE that took place in October of 2010 in NYC. The event was quite successful and well attended.

People were amazed to hear the stories of women from all over the world. To sit in a gallery and see over 200 letters on the white walls was a wonderful sight. The words on the paper spoke volumes. They spoke of happiness, enslavement, oppression, violence against women, politics, murder, love, rape, religion, culture, traditions and so much more. The women went through great lengths to get their voices heard and are true warriors. They risked everything just to tell their stories, to share their culture and current conditions with the world.

I commend each and every woman from New York and New Jersey to Africa and Afghanistan for sharing their courage, voice and heart with us. The letters read during the monologue performance brought tears, shock, laughter and much silence. the audience was astonished to hear that certain conditions and treatment of women were and are still happening in this world. Although many changes have been made, strides taken and growth proven .... there is still much more to go.

These stories are now a part of me. The women my sisters, my family, my soul. I will forever carry their words with me through my journey. I would like to continue this work of sharing the stories of women throughout this universe and continue bringing awareness and educating people on other cultures and treatment of women around the world.

I reach my hand out to each and every one of you..... My heart is a place for you... my spirit feels you and my soul cries with you. As i move forward with this mission i take all that want to join me in this endeavor. Your voice is the tool to our future and we shall never let anyone take it from you.

I will post pictures and a short video soon but until then.. continue to share your voice and stand tall, strong and proud for you are woman and there is no greater strength!!!

Thank you for accepting me as your sister and confidant on World Pulse the network for women and the safe place to share your vision, hopes and dreams.

In Unity, Mia

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Emie Zozobrado's picture

Wow, I'm truly awed!

Mia, may the likes of you abound and proliferate! You have embarked on an amazing journey into the heart of womanhood and you deserve the highest praise! We know who we are, and we need to seal our realities in the face of the world - because our existence is as important as the lifeblood of humanity. I am so grateful, happy and proud you are with us here at World Pulse. We are one ... and we will journey together in one dream, with one voice! Congratulations!

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

ArtByMia's picture

Thank you

Emie,

Your words fill my heart with joy. Thank you for your support and kind words of wisdom. As we move along on this wonderful network we build a strong bond of support and inspiration. We can only go forward from here.

With love and light, Mia

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Yeah right ... onward march!

Mia, it's real inspiring to know that sisters across the globe are raising their voices, exploring all avenues to reach out to each other and embracing global womanhood in the struggle to regain what is deprived of us all along! The bonding is truly great! All the best for all of us ...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

ArtByMia's picture

Thank you

Emie,

With the unlimited isnpiration and support from this network anything is possible and so many great things can and will be achieved all over the world. Each time i open the site and read letters I am empowered and inspired to move forward. My advocate spirit takes over and there is nothing else that matters other than uplifiting the women all over the world. I thank you for being one of those women, one of thos ebrave warriors that take a stand and hold truth to your spirit.

Keep up the good work and thank you for your kind words.

Mia

Emie Zozobrado's picture

My pleasure, of course!

Mia, we are one .... and that is what we were meant to be. Alone there's not much we can do, even for our small community, but together we know we can change the world for the better. United we stand, united we fight! My salute to the likes of you who braves the odds to take the lead...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

nilima's picture

Hey it must have been the

Hey it must have been the great experience!! waiting to hear follow up news!

ArtByMia's picture

It was GREAT!!!

Hey Nilima,

It was GREAT!!! so filled with emotion, dialogue and love. the letters filled the room with a global feeling of sisterhood and bonding!!! Thank you for all your support and encouragement. We move forward one voice at a time and one woman at a time!!!

In love and Light, Mia

nilima's picture

GREAT!!!

GREAT!!!

Nusrat Ara's picture

That is some great news.Keep

That is some great news.

Keep up the good work and do tell us more.

Love

Nusrat

ArtByMia's picture

Hello

Hello Nustrat,

Hope things have been looking a little brighter for you r family and your country. I have not heard any update from you and was quite worried. You and your family are always in my prayers.

The show was amazing!!! I would love to take it on the road, a tool of awareness and education thru letter writing and expression. This doers not stop here, i continue forward in sharing teh voices of women all around the world through all channels and mediums possible. I would love to travel the world with all the voices in my suitcase. Reach out and hug each and every one of the women, meet new sisters, build new friendships and create a movement of support one woman at a time.

I commend you for all the work you do and your courage. You are an amazing woman and i send you light and energy to continue forward in your journey.

Love and Light, Mia

Nusrat Ara's picture

Hi Mia, Things are better but

Hi Mia,

Things are better but just when I thought I will be making posts soon my computer crashed. I lost it forever :( Actually the shop of the guy I had given to for repair got burnt down. Nothing was left. So I am a bit handicapped ( a lot actually)

Will try to make a post soon.

Love

Nusrat

ArtByMia's picture

Boo boo on your computer

Nusrat,

so sorry to hear about your computer and the repair shop. Don't worry, when one door closes two open up so something brighter will come your way for sure!!!

Peace and light, Mia

Nusrat Ara's picture

Thanks. Sure it will Love

Thanks. Sure it will

Love

Nusrat

Sharese's picture

So inspirational!!

Wow! This project certainly sounds like a very inspirational, encouraging and successful one. Congrats to you for pulling the powerful words of all these women together. This is one of the MANY reasons World Pulse is so wonderful!! As one of the MANY reasons you are so wonderful :)

In love and sisterhood,

Sharese

ArtByMia's picture

Thank you

Hello Sharese,

Thank you for your wonderful support and kind words. this project taught me more than any school or university could ever. I have a better understanding of women from all cultures and from all walks of life. My journey has just begun and i am ready to take it on.

In love and light, Mia

aimeeknight's picture

Mia, I'm so happy that all

Mia,
I'm so happy that all went well. Congratulations!

"One shoe can change a life" ~ Cinderella

ArtByMia's picture

Thank you

Hello Aimee,

Thank you for your message and acknowledgement. The show was great and inspired me to begin so many other projects surrounding the issues of women and children around the world. I wish to some day travel to these countries and be able to sit and chat with the women face to face, photograph them and share a sisterhood hug!!!

I will start with the USA first, much cheaper to travel thru and then maybe one day i will be able to go overseas. I will never give up hope and i believe that ALL women have a wonderful story to share and is just as valuable as the next.

Love and Light, Mia

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