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When your mountain seems too big, have faith and believe it will move.

There are days in life when we feel down. We hopelessly tend to cry. My life is a long story. Well, an entire life may not fit to script to exhaust. When I finished high school, I had no hope to continue to college. That is what I thought. Throughout, I wished for better days ahead .It was tough but who was I to rule my being. Trust in God.

In 2005 my life began, to venture into life. I had so much hope. Though the place I came from signaled poverty, but my mind felt otherwise; enthusiastic and patient. I denied myself the fact that, things will never change. However, I always wondered how? How would I live a life different from any other? My friends lost their ways and got married. Others ended in prostitution to make easy money.

They were young and they were illiterate. I never stopped to keep on keeping on despite all sorts of challenges. Life without education is a stumbling block to a bright future. Nevertheless, it can be a stepping stone to prove against norm. If faith can move a mountain; then life can still go on with nothing to peruse. Yes, it was my certificate that made me worry. I had not cleared my school fees.

Life is not easy, that is what people say. However, that was not my case. I left home to go to work in the capital city (Nairobi). Remember, God neither sleeps nor slumber for His chosen ones. In 2007, the government allowed all students to collect their certificates. “The magic power of believing" a saying goes. I benefited among many and my life was to change.

One year later I joined a college. In college I chose accounting as an option, but did computers as an additional advantage. I met many friends. Some of them were members of a group called “non-violence communication” based in the city, they learned on how to solve issues and problems amongst people in especially conflicts and bring peace. I thought it was fit for my personal growth and development.

I met their sponsor early this year (2011). She is from Germany, and she had come for training in Kenya. I also took the opportunity to attend. Subsequently, she continued to share with us online. Through an e-mail, she sent us a link to world pulse. I liked it, and immediately I applied.

Therefore, my vision is to make an impact on women around the world. More so, women who think they can never make it. My intention is to help women to put back their shoulders, to fold their sleeves, to put a smile on each face, to rub their backs and to lead them to a better tomorrow.

We (women) will still cry, but sometimes we can cry out tears of joy. To shade a tear, and to tell a story with joy and with laughter, that all is well only if we believe.

Comments

Stella Paul's picture

I know that story

I have been in that struggle. Now I see you and I am happy to meet another strong woman who won the battle. I am hearing you, therefore, your story is already creating impacts!
Best!

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

spidercalf's picture

Hi Stella.

I am humbled. Life is a journey. Highs and lows, ups and downs. Everyone of us is a story, only that we have difference in telling. Let us take heart together, dust off our feet and keep going. Don't you think we could make it only if we believe. I believe and am happy to realize you also believe because i can sense faith in you.
Thanks!

fancychebii

MaDube's picture

You have made it this far and

You have made it this far and in my eyes you have already made it. Yes bigger and greater things are yet to come but you have overcome the worst because you have striven to be your best and struggled to be your best.This journey called life is one that requires a strong will and perseverance. I can see you have both and I am sure they will take you far.

spidercalf's picture

Hello!

thank you MaDube, you are an inspiration.Many challenges have i overcome and they as well make me stronger and more courageous. we should strive with an intention to overcome hurdles and shortcomings. life is test, trust and an assignment. It is our responsibility to be part of the test, be honest to be in trust and attempt the assignments. THE PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE!

fancychebii

redsbird's picture

愚公移山

In Chinese ,there is a idiom to describle your title,that is 愚公移山.It said that a old man use many years to move a hill in front of his house. hehe

spidercalf's picture

Hello!

Redsbird, perhaps you start teaching me Chinese. It is true that even a small faith the size of a mustered seed can move a mountain.

Thank you!

fancychebii

Diane Dillon's picture

the path of least resistance

Hello, I am glad you ketp going and the journey is yours to share. we are all on a journey and the map is one we make ourselves. there are twist and turns but then there are times it is a long clear path. rember you are worthy of the path and the journey. ddenlighten@hotmail.com

spidercalf's picture

long clear path.

when you are left alone; walking, trekking, running, jumping and waving through the long clear path, do not sign.

In fact celebrate the fact that you are still strong and standing. When, maybe others may have lost their way, gave up or could not make it through.

Many are called but few are chosen. Be one of the chosen ones, it is never easy.

However, it requires persistence, determination and hope to keep you going through and through. Until you vanish and gone. but of course vanishing towards your crown of achievement.

Thank you!

fancychebii

Diane Dillon's picture

Good mroning

I would love to email you. thank you for your comment. today we start out new assignment I hope they send it soon

ddenlighten@hotmail.com

spidercalf's picture

Greetings,

I look forward to hear from you. My email address is chebiifancy@yahoo.com.
yes i feel the same about the assignments. Talk to you soon.
Thanks.

fancychebii

Diane Dillon's picture

Good morning

I t will be nice ddenlighten@hotmail.com

Diane Dillon's picture

email

Hi tried to email did not work send me one to reply to ddenlighten@hotmail.com Diane at 3am

spidercalf's picture

hello DD!

Hi, Kindly check your email have send you my email address.

Thanks.

fancychebii

ruthibelle's picture

Awesome story.

I hear you, loud and clear. It is an honour to be able to share in your story. Please don't stop writing.

Love,
Ruthibelle
ruthibelle.blogspot.com

spidercalf's picture

Am grateful.

The fact that i hear you and the rest encourage me, take my hand and lead me, gives me more courage, strong energy and motivation to keep doing this no matter what.

we cannot avoid stumbling blocks, but we can as well keep moving until the point of no return... until we are there no looking back.
Thank you.

fancychebii

Joanna Krotz's picture

keeping on with the keeping on

Hi spidercalf,
What a journey you're traveling -- and so goodhearted about all the challenges. I really liked the way you used the metaphor of crying to begin with worry and woe and end with joy and hope.
Best,
Joanna

spidercalf's picture

Hello Joanna,

keeping on keeping on, gets us going no matter what the circumstances.

It happens like a passover of a night storm, then a morning ushers its beauty. Then a new day opens with brand new joy and happiness.

Thanks Joanna.

fancychebii

Meg Boatwright's picture

The power of believing

I believe we should encourage all girls to become literate so that they too, like you, can realize the power they have. How can we encourage literacy?

Many thanks for your story!

Meg

spidercalf's picture

It is possible.

I think women who are already literate can join hands together and launch campaigns.

They can as well put up projects and workshops to allow the illiterate girls learn about education. Most probably in the rural areas where media is limited for passage of information.

Thanks.

fancychebii

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