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At Last I found New Love! Hugs and Kisses-PW!

This week has been the most memorable time for me ever since I joined Pulse wire and how Web 2.0 has impacted on my life! Ever since I started here four months ago my desires and energy have been directed to Pulse Wire. Not because am not busy, but that I have found a purpose in life to live and die for. A belief that heroines are within us and are not cast on stones.Having connected with a pulse wire sister on the group discussions she had posted for Kenyan Sisters, I saw unforeseen opportunity to learn, to interact, to share and be part of the International group. and I seize it.

Many of my folks have always regarded the UN Headquarters as a country of its own with its governance, because it occupies almost 200 acres of fertile land and an ecosystem that is out of bounds for idlers. Infact as you approach the UN there are warnings of trespassing, taking photos of the USA Embassy ahahahh to be dealt with,ahahahah.So this week as I put on my badge to attend the 6th Internet Governance Forum, I felt very privileged, to have awakened my passion of wanting to learn more of the Information Technology. I must say I learnt very important aspects about the cybercrime that I had not taken interest or for granted, the UK Minister had been taken to task a number of times to explain issues surrounding child abuse on the net. And hearing stories of what happened in Egypt from a panelist who is Egyptian.

Sometimes I would be confused on terms like DNSECC, Clouding, rooting.But thanks to a lady from China who explained in simple terms what they meant in IT, ahhaaha.It reminded me of also the jargon we use in medicine, and nursing, ahahahah. One participant during tea time shared with me about the way to stay safe and how the US and Europe are putting stringent measures to safe guard innocent users of sites. All this things carried a lot more meaning to commit for a worthy cause on earth as you meet with people. Sitting with all people around the world sharing about the have and have-nots in information technology, gave me more desires to follow my heart in this path of writing to inform and translate knowledge into action every time we get an opportunity. The best learning part of this experience led me to reflect that information shared is half way implemented. People were so eager to learn from each other regardless of race, language or sex.

Sometimes the turbulence of emotions and yearning to be loved or to love increased my satiety to follow the path less traveled. I have come to realize that people come into our lives for a season or a reason. Yet their reasons could be varied as the stars in the sky and dunes in the desert, all of these is a why people come into our lives for a purpose and reason. Yet this reasons can be varied, out of experience or perceptions influenced by our upbringing. They should form a basis to improve perceptions of life. My purpose is to improve information on my profession and strengthen colleagues to take more interest in other areas than patients, aha. Pulse wire has provided me with a sanctuary to reflect, to explore thoughts that I wouldn’t have expressed before out of sheer lack of confidence and victimization.

As I lie down to sleep, I say a big thank you to all Pulse Wire Sisters. Kindly listen to the most controversial woman singer Madonna on you tube. The song- ‘I Remember’ gives me solitude and I see Madonna’s humanity, a yearning to be loved but always misunderstood-She has never given up singing, ahaha. Sometimes here in Pulse Wire other readers may misunderstand our purpose to express all that we have in us, but we do not give up!

Comments

katyrdz's picture

It's great to see you have

It's great to see you have now such an inner force! Keep on working towards your goals you have full support from all your sisters here at Pulse Wire!

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Hi Sister

I am quite humbled by your remarks it gives me joy to know that women have spectacular strengths untapped.Pulse Wire is unleashing that slowly from each sister.
Good evening

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

MaDube's picture

When you introduced yourself

When you introduced yourself to us you stated that once you begin something you wont give up until it's done. I believe this is one of those circumstances because you have made it through to the final week of the application process. I wish you the very best.

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Dear MaDube

Ever smiling friend and Sister.I congratulate you too for doing what you love most for the warming stories that brought laughter and good memories of Africa.I wish you well ,you are a winner too.
Thank you

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

usha kc's picture

Never give up !!!go further

Never give up !!!go further on and on dear. We all are here to give you our moral support in your each step.

cheers!!!!!!!

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Usha ,dearest

We have come from far and conquered our fears and anxiety .I am happy to have met you,you have really remained strong.
Thank you

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

jadefrank's picture

YES!

Dearest Lucia,

I am so happy to read your journal and learn that you had an empowering experience at the Internet Governance Forum! You represented your PulseWire sisters around the world, and demonstrated that we can all have participation and voice in forums at this level. Thank you for representing the World Pulse community and grassroots women change leaders everywhere!

xoxo
Jade

Okeny-Lucia's picture

You were my light!

Dear Jade,
This is great to hear from you.I tested,I ran and I learnt.I am so happy to have met you here.I believe that is why pulse wire is a powerful forum.You hear,you share and it snow balls ,like bush fire.I will remember your words for a long long time.I read your post and was greatly inspired.
Warmest Regards

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

RuthHartmann's picture

A season or a reason.

Thank you for sharing your heart and experiences with us and for being so decisive in fulfilling your purpose. I celebrate your experience of putting on the badge and going to the Internet Governance Forum and learning so that you can improve information in your profession and encourage your colleagues to become interested in other areas.

We really never know who we are going to reach with our words. We may be continents apart and yet your heart spoke to mine tonight. I had never heard anyone say that "people come into our lives for a season or a reason." I'm so glad you wrote and persevered in completing the assignments because your words brought comfort to my heart tonight.

Okeny-Lucia's picture

You are awesome

Hello,
Ruth,Kindly allow me to welcome you to the forum,I had not seen for a while.Thank you dear sister,that we were one last night in spirit and thoughts.I believe we are all winners.
Thank you and good evening

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

Chinemu's picture

SIS

Lucia, keep up the flames

Okeny-Lucia's picture

I appreciate

Hello,
Chinemu ,your pleasure is mine.The flame will burn.

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

Stella Paul's picture

Good luck, my friend

May you become one of the 30 women. However, for me, you are already a winner of hearts and much support. Keep moving!

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Thank you

Stella Dear,
You have beou en an inspiration to me ever since you found your groove and am greatful for your support.
Best Regards

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

Sahro's picture

I could the happiness and joy

I could the happiness and joy of being an opinionated female from your story.
I could feel the energy and positive vibes. I loved the way you described it all.
Good to have you on board.
By all means keep writing. You have already won.

Sahro, Somalia

WorldPulse Community Advisory Board Member
Globcal Ambassador at: https://www.facebook.com/301986015692/photos/a.10150304573125693.561701....
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Okeny-Lucia's picture

Shukran dear Sister

Hello,
I have always admired the Somali women! That in the midst of all the war in your country,truly women have emerged strong,and keep on moving the agenda of peace.I read your post and I have so much respect for all of you who are making peace in Somali.Well done and keep it up.I trust you will see the fruits of endurance.
Thank you Sahro.

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

udoka29's picture

Yes, heroines are carved

Yes, heroines are carved within us all and not of stone indeed. I guess no one would have to take a wild guess to know that yours is carved in your heart. I hope you can share it with more people as you have shred it with us.

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Dear friend

Thank you for your inputs and I hope too that your community will benefit from your strength and insights towards empowering women.

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

YAOtieno's picture

Breaking the mold

You are the very definition of breaking the mold. II never tire of reading your stories and when you take too long to post.... come looking for you!!! Thanks for sharing your experience at the forum.

]The good thing about World Pulse is that very week you learn something new just by reading other;s stories. Your stories, You have written some of the most inspiring, challenging and encouraging stories. I hope that will stay in communication.

Please, Keep writing and representing nurses so well

Cheers,

Y

A candle looses nothing my lighting another

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Ahahah YA

Heheheh,
You really know how tickle laughter from me,ahahah thanks when am long in posting is because my reflection are deeper,and write and rewrite till I can see majority of the readers in me.Infact I isolate my physical and walk in my spirit,ahahahahah but not a jajouk,ahahahahaha

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

faridaY's picture

Lucia, congratulations on

Lucia, congratulations on attending the UN Internet Governance Forum. Keep pursuing your desire to learn more about IT. I too am at the beginning of my journey in developing my IT and Web 2.O. skills. Technology is crucial in the development of our communities and will become more important for healthcarers such as yourself. Keep up the good work.

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Thanks Farida

Hello,
That is why we are here for each other,that when you need a shoulder to lean on,a sister will be there.I really want to wish you well in your endeavor you will for sure make it with little ,welll calcualted steps.

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

zacyrus's picture

interresting story

Your story give me a joy and courage
thank to share it
riana

Okeny-Lucia's picture

The power is in your hands

Hello,
Zacyrus,the power is in your hands.Go for what you believe in.

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

Ruun Abdi's picture

What an inspiring post from a

What an inspiring post from a courageous lady! Keep up the good work my dear, sure no one gets tired of checking WP even if we are so busy, I too always scroll my mails to see if I received any mail from this lovely inspiring community.

Sending my love and support on your way.

Cheers.

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Shukran Ruun

Hi,
It is a lovely world of Pulse,you just dont get tired and that is the spirit.
Thank you

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

Ibtissam22's picture

Keep sharing:)

That's an amazing story to share with us. Keep sharing because you keep us inspired:)

I do agree with you when you say that people come into our lives for reason. YES! I totally agree with you, there is noone who came to our lives just like this: For no reason.

All the best for you,

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Ibtissam

earthwindfire's picture

At Last I Found New Love!

Thank you for this writing, Okeny-Lucia. Besides enjoying your unique writing style, I am touched by the power and strength of your desire to open your heart and mind to other women through World Pulse and to take in their stories as you share yours. Yes, informaton shared helps pave the road to implementation. 'Half-way,' however, reflects your beautiful optimism and how lovely it would be were that the true way the world works! I agree...let's not give up, not when there are so many of us who hold the same vision and cry out for change.

I have a framed document on my kitchen wall. It tells of the custom of Masai warriors in Kenya in which they greet each other with 'How are the children?' rather than 'Hello' or 'How are you?' To me, this speaks volumes of your countrypeople, those who value the welfare, safety and security of children above all else. I do not really know whether or not this is a true custom, but I hope it is. What a wonderful world it would be if we valued our children, provided educational opportunities, positive modeling and freedom from abuse for them the world over. Surely, these are the keys to ensuring the greatness of future generations. Start with the children.

In the meantime, sharing information and working for solutions to injustices and abuse are the ways we must continue to go. Much luck and success to you.

Okeny-Lucia's picture

Lovely Sister

Hello,
You are elaborate and I think we share the same unique way of writing.It is amazing how we connect with each other.Thank you dear sister and this actually in line with the Maasai.Even the Borana would ask the same.Children are valued and I wish the world would behave like children.
Warmest Regards

Lucia Buyanza
Reproductive Health

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