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The Flock.

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I am a shepherd,with a large flock to take care of.All the animals are beautiful,but the colors and characters differ.

I have had different experiences in my work as i take care of the flock.

I handle different conflicts amongst members of my flock,the sick,and the less privileged in society.

The church sometimes organizes for clothing and feeding programs,but it can not give sufficient supply because the needy are many and the church is overwhelmed.

I would like to share with the PulseWire community that we all take a little time to look at the less privileged with passion and care,and always give them a helping hand when we can.

I wish everybody on PulseWire! success in all that they do.

Ken Osiko.

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Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Beautiful imagery

Ken,

Thank you for your post with such lovely imagery. If every member on this community takes just 1 minute to really stop and look at the less privileged with passion and care that be 500 minutes of love passed on to the world. Just imagine what we could do with 500 minutes.

All my best,

Jennifer

Ken Osiko's picture

Make womens Issues Apriority

There is agreater need for women issues to be given apriority during policy formation.I therefore apeal to our Goverment especialy those in Africa to give them a chance so that they surface.

We realilse that in most of our groups or church groups were i dwell most women are the majority and men normaly make them as vessels but they remain cattalyist in the long end. As i said earlier god always give everybody achance to be seen and to be heard . I would also request that they be given a chance to be heard so that their gifts also be felt within their people. This will make them think beyond the homestead.Men should also learn to help them given that they are burdened much at home.

This is just my opinion and i know through this we are going to polish our status and match others in this straggle.

God bless you all
Kenn Osiko

Ken Osiko's picture

Congratulation letter

Hallo Jennifa

This letter ought to have been sent to you some times back but i somehow realised that it was never sent but i thought it important to send it to you all the same.

Thanks for the aknowledgement and now that i can be heard through your world. i am happy with the way you have mandated the women by giving them the voicew to be heard across the global. Like it was never before and in most African states they were scarsely heard of outside voicing because men took them as less equal, it is being asid that if you educate a woman it takes the whole community to benefit from it.

This autonomy makes them be seen and their gifts realized by their soroundings. I want to congratulate and encourage this kind of a move in my area especialy my country Kenya whereby women were only mandated to be seen in the kitchen only and only men having the full acceptance. This was due to some cultures which actualy made them to be seen as servants but i can thank God that the strength of the cultures can be seen be fading off. As a savant of God i found this organisation very splended for me even that i have alot even to share to the world through you if you so alow. I have seen alot of charractors outside the circuler world and even in our congrigations( church groups).

Also what we see and experience might be of some benefits to the others and even vise verser. I have realized a world of an equal culture where by each and every person will come to understand the other in brothewrly way errespective of Nationality rase culture education status wealth and etc, but only tally at apoint of understanding one another and this i can see has been made posible because of being in the computer age wherby you see the world gets networked very easily only at the turn of a batton.

Hoping to hear more from you.
God bless you
Kenn Osiko

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

I think you can teach us a lot

Ken,

I appreciate that you took the time to post your response to me. THANK YOU!

I think we have a lot to learn from each other. Tell us about the Island you are from. Where is it in Kenya?

All my best,
Jennifer

Ken Osiko's picture

Reply

Helo Jennier

Thinks fore your positive response about the letter I wrote on 11 Nov. 2008 I am very sorry for the dalliance I made for not having replied in time the previous week has been very tiresome and indeed busy with the mission schedules which took me to or neighbor highland and to visit some of our members who very much needed our services.

I want to agree with you that I can be a potential and a right hand to help this group, following the letter you wrote. I have been of a helping hand in the church and realized that it has used me in most of the activities. I naturally love what pulse wire stands for because it gives one an open chance or a forum to talk his / her mind. In my area somehow people luck such kind of forums to speak out what they have or what they stand for but with you I find that I am home amongst brothers and sisters.

I remember in your letter you asked more about the direction of Rusinga Island that is my home area which is in the western part of Kenya. This island is one of the beautiful island among other in Kenya lying in the fresh water lake (Lake Victoria) combining the whole of east Africa Region that is Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and it has a wonderful tourism attraction. The main occupation is fishing which is done by the indigenous people and foreigners and bit of firming done along side the water shore. They also keep cattle for beef and milk and sheep for beef and goats also for beef but only meant for the local people living around thee town of Mbita.

People around the area are known to be very much talented because of the protein they got from the fish. This island is surrounded by other islands which also has people staying in them. To the north lies Ngodhe island, to the west Mfangano island and the south Takawiri Island then to the east lies the Mbita Main land and town which serves all the islands it has 34 primary school four secondary schools and three health unites and very many churches. If you were to come to Kenya You alight at Nairobi the to Homa-Bay and then to mbita, which is about 41km from Homa-bay some times we may not be responding very fast to your letters because the computers we use are far away and so many are in need of the same services that is the demand is high and the machines are few.

Otherwise I want trust that our almighty lorg will create away by which the situation here will be solved.

Let Gods grace support your work
God bless you.
Kenn Osiko

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Dave Alexander's picture

Inspired Again

Hello Ken,

About seventeen years ago, I was selling many things because I was in a challenging time financially and emotionally. I sold a sleeping bag for twenty five dollars to a company that recycles such things. But the actual person with whom I made the transaction mentioned to me that he was homeless and needed a sleeping bag. I did not "hear" his whisper until several minutes later while driving home in my car. I returned to the store, purchased my bag back from the company, and gave it to the worker. I was glad for this.

About a year ago, I did not do so well on this test. It was a cold and rainy night. I had shelter, but no heat and very little clothing. I had a sleeping bag and pillow, but no blankets. I was alone in a new apartment, in a new city, in a new state, and feeling quite vulnerable. There was a knock at the back door of my cold, but dry, apartment. I opened it to a wet man who claimed that his sleeping bag had been stolen, and could I spare some warm clothing or a blanket or a bag. I had nothing extra to offer so I declined his request. I have lived with great shame about it ever since because we could have shared the cold, had I had the heart to share "my" sleeping bag. When I was called upon to give as Saint Francis did, as you do, I fumbled. I have much more inner work to do.

I honor your path, your commitment, and your strength. I pray that the situation changes so that there is enough for those who need. I pledge to do better with my own generosity and Faith in the Divine. And because of people like you reminding the us about what it means to walk a sacred path, to commit to a sacred journey, to devote a life to God -- I will do better!

Blessings to you.

In Friendship, Dave...

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
-- Mohandas K. Gandhi

Ken Osiko's picture

Aknowledment of the letter

Hallo Dave

I quite agree with what you say about dedication in ones work or profesio like in mine which can be abit tiresome except when there is apeal deep from the heart given by God. Things can sometimes be very tough just as you sugested in your letter you wrote to me bu we always pray that you get the will to cary along.

I have alot of orphned children and even the widowed mothgers to care about through our organisation but i pray that God always intervines because all these is his work except we are only servants to surport the work if you have an idea or an advice pertaining to my situation please dont fail to give that kind of a helping hand i know God will help us if we move3 along because we are all in alearning process.

God bless you,

Ken Osiko

Dave Alexander's picture

Thinking of You

Hello Ken,

I am often thinking of you as one who takes his time to help others as a pharmacologist and servant of the Divine. In a former communication, you asked me join a group called Education for Children, and I pledged to do so. But could not find this group in PulseWire. Is it elsewhere?

If I have ideas, or God sends me advice for you, I shall pass them on. Until then, my blessings to your journey.

In Friendship, Dave...

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
-- Mohandas K. Gandhi

Some times in life it becomes what we tend for it to be what we design it to be. For example I want to talk about a friend who after being some very many miles away from the starting rump in life can have some testimony. He had bout some four Mangoes and because he wanted to eat them he took a knife in his house and it was dark he cut the fast mango but he was not lucky because the mango got rotten and there were germs in it. He left it and thought for a moment took the second and the third and got them the same as the fast one he thought that all the mangoes can not be bad the problem therefore was with the light which was brought by the lantern so he thought maybe if the light was themed he could not have seen what he had seen in the mangoes, so he decided to deem it a little so that he could not see some parts of the mangoes properly. And he decided to eat all the mangoes assuming that it was only the problem of the light.

I have brought this topic as a savant of God therefore. The world had light but it was not ready to conform to it. This is why you fund a lot of cases. Even people being careless about themselves and issues. They make wrong choices when they know for sure that it is wrong. We have areas along the lake shore in our area some small town or village town in the name of centers as the best examples where people can not reason with each other but can pick on anything. I have victimized and I feel scared sometimes when I counsel them about issues that affect them. I have not always been happy how they mixed up with their day today activities

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