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Inspiration

I am inspired.

If I never say it again, if I never write it down for you read – just know that I feel it in my heart. I feel that inspiration crackling through the veins of each and every one of you wonderful women.

Each day, I touch tufts of soft wool from the blanket of love you spread over me and drink in the milk-whiteness of our sisterhood; a sisterhood that teaches and is taught; a sisterhood that serves and saves; a sisterhood through which we can laugh, loathe, love, live, leave the past and begin anew.

There is reason why they called it World Pulse; because each one of us flows through the pulse of one body, one vision, one world. And each one of us is making a difference, in our own way – small as the capillaries underneath our skin, or large as the veins that carry that pulse. Some are changing our chaotic world by speaking up and others are changing the world within by listening to their own voice. Regardless of what we are doing on this journey, let’s never lose the feeling of that pulse beating a one-two beat within our hearts.

My dear women, we have come together to show that regardless of location, language, colour or character, we can be sisters.

We can survive.

We can speak.

We can inspire.

Inspiration is the breath that you transfuse into my lungs each day, quickening my pulse with warmth that confirms that I am ALIVE!

I breathe in life; all of your lives.

I am inspired.

Comments

aimeeknight's picture

Fungai, this brings me to

Fungai, this brings me to tears, happy tears! Thank you for being my sister!

"One shoe can change a life" ~ Cinderella

Fungai Machirori's picture

Thank you!

In large part, you inspired this outpouring Aimee. I was just so inspired by your braveness and purity of heart.

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

aimeeknight's picture

Thank you Fungai, I cannot

Thank you Fungai, I cannot completely express how grateful I am to all of my sisters. I love the way you so wonderfully express my own thoughts! You are a kindred spirit.

"One shoe can change a life" ~ Cinderella

Ruth Beedle's picture

Amen

Amen, amen, a thousand times, amen. Love you, Fungai!

R

Fungai Machirori's picture

Love, love, love!

Precious Ruth, you are an amazing woman whom I am enjoying getting to know so much. Don't forget the Windex on the big day! Tee hee! Love you too :)

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

Ruth Beedle's picture

:-*

Don't worry, Fungai! I have a GALLON of it!!!!

Keep the poetry coming because we all love it!

R

Nusrat Ara's picture

So are we. We are all

So are we.

We are all together.

Love

Nusrat

Fungai Machirori's picture

Together, one pulse, one body

Indeed we are!

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

Wonderful!

Thank you for making us smile and laugh today with you!

Rachael

"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

Fungai Machirori's picture

Thank you for smiling first!

I only smile as a reflection of the laughter and love that was first shown to me. Thank you :)

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

usha kc's picture

Fungai,,my sis, my fren,,,

Fungai,,my sis, my fren,,, really words made my heart crying ,,,, you really touched,,,,, I know words are not from your mind but from your core of heart and that never lies,,,,,,,
so proud of U.

luv u so much,,, keep sharing feelingsssssss!!

Fungai Machirori's picture

Thanks hun!

I just felt so compelled to write this down because you are all SO special. I love each one of you dearly and wish only great things for us all. Be blessed :)

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

Emie Zozobrado's picture

Love you, Fungai!

You said it well, Fungai! And I quote ..., "There is reason why they called it World Pulse; because each one of us flows through the pulse of one body, one vision, one world." I love that! We are one blood, one breath! All the best ...

Always,
Emie Zozobrado

Fungai Machirori's picture

My sister Emie

My rolling stone, my sister with the poems, my dear Emie! I love you. You are such an inspiration.

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

Ruth Beedle's picture

Emie....

.....is so precious to me, too..... thanks, Fungai, for recognizing her beauty and poetry as one who possesses the same.

R

HARMONY's picture

"a sisterhood through which

"a sisterhood through which we can laugh, loathe, love, live, leave the past and begin anew"
You have a poetic style and I love the Love and inspiration flowing from your post...

Trust your HOPES, not your fears... Harmony

Fungai Machirori's picture

Poetry is...

Poetry is the height of feeling in my own soul. It is how I express profound emotions. And when I wrote this, I was overflowing with love for all of you!

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

Ruun Abdi's picture

Thank you so much Fungai....

Thank you so much Fungai.... we are one pulse and will always the pulse changing the world into better one.

Cheers.

Fungai Machirori's picture

Indeed!

It's like the human pulse. We check it all the time to gauge how alive we feel. We have our won pulse here and we each contribute to its healthy steady beat.

Keep pulsing with possibility!

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

nilima's picture

you speak our words fungai:)

you speak our words fungai:)

Fungai Machirori's picture

It is OUR language

Regardless of what or who we are, we women speak a common language - language of suffering and survival.

Much love to you mt sister :)

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

nilima's picture

:)

:)

Sharese's picture

As many before me have said,

very wonderfully written. Thank you for being you and shining bright!

Much Peace and Love,

Sharese

Fungai Machirori's picture

Thanks Sharese!

I do hope that you are doing well.

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

Insha Allah's picture

Inspiration!

Dear sister Fungai,

Both YOU and INSPIRATION inspired me.

With Love,
Insha Allah

Shwe Wutt Hmon

Fungai Machirori's picture

Thank you!

But it is you who was inspired who then inspired me to be inspired. In the end, it is YOU who inspired me.

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

constancesoutter's picture

MAZIRUDO

Thanx...Fungi....i love your work...only found it today.....thanx for finding me and causing me to find you...

C.K.Soutter

Fungai Machirori's picture

Thanks for your visit!

Thanks dear! I appreciate it a lot :) Keep writing ... everyone has a story to tell :)))

from today i live out of my imagination
i am more than my yesterday
tomorrow i plant a new seed
nothing that lies behind easy
nothing that is ahead real
my within is all i have today
*Napo Masheane*

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