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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

I function my best when I am scorned, when I am told that I cannot do something. When people would prefer that I give up and go back home. It is then that I fight my strongest battles, even if they aren’t the best ones to fight. When the walls go down in the back of my mind and I will happily aggravate everyone in the world so that I can do what it is that I want to do.
It is these actions that get me the most attention and success of all the things I have done. And yet I am always so afraid to start. I am so afraid of being laughed at, of people thinking that I am useless and have nothing significant to say.
So I find my greatest barriers are those that stop me from even trying, and looking at where to start. Although my confidence is building, and my capacity to ignore the voice inside me that laughs at what I do is growing I still feel hesitant as to where to start. What topic should I battle first? What medium will achieve the most change? Who should I choose to lead and where should we go?
I remain uncertain as to who my community is, where I can find them and what they are interested in. For this tools such as World Pulse and even Facebook may be able to provide me with some answers. These forums provide such a wealth of information from who is doing what to who is leading the charge against some issues. I believe a great threat to many world changing endeavours is that we all work towards a goal but not as one team, as such many smaller groups all have one goal but are not joining their power together. I believe that by helping these different groups to combine and work together towards one goal greater challenges can be overcome and people such as myself may be able to find their communities.
I have been somewhat afraid of trying and starting out even though once I do I know the snowball will help me get more heavily involved with my community. It will also help change happen in the world.
Through this network I feel more connected to a community, more able to broadly problem solve and no doubt with the occasional negative (and posiive) nudge from the outside world I will get sufficiently riled to work with others to make great changes.
Thankyou to those who are strengthening my online community. I feel more able than ever.

Comments

Nezed's picture

Nice title and write up! Do

Nice title and write up! Do not be scared of trying, for that's the only way to triumph...Thumbs up...

I do not aim for Perfection; Just excellence!

Joanna Krotz's picture

Put the fury to work

Hi amaltr,
glad to see that you're learning how to channel the indignation -- next stop: community change.
best,
Joanna

Chantelle Hollenbach's picture

You are not alone..

Thank you for sharing...

...remember you are not alone in your fears and apprehensions to start anything...once you see the fears for what they are...just fears and other people' voices you can choose say...ok I see you fear..but now you can move over so I can get on with the work!

You have power, strength and great support...and we all get scared or doubt ourselves and thats ok too...use it to move you forward!

Chanti

Tari Andrea's picture

You bring benefit, no doubt!

dear amaltr ,

I totally disagree when people waste their time by doing something bad due to the fact that there are a High number of vulnerable community who need help. It's ironic when seeing the opportunity couldn't make any changes even it's smaller. I simply believe that everyone has the good energy to persuade others in a good way. Being an agent of change is not that easy, but if we try to involve the community around us, we can surely make it!

You might start to have a well plan by doing little research starting from what is the most problem that exists in community, who are the stakeholders, what is your goal, where is the place, how to overcome problems, etc. I may not that expert in spite of my experiences which I was taken indeed.

Keep up the good work dear!

Tari,
Indonesia

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