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The Power of the Pulse

I can't believe it's been so long since I've posted to my journal! And I can't tell you how good it feels to be writing again here. To share in story, as we do, feels self-nurturing and always this sense of power emerges as I log on and see all the greatness swirling through and arising out of this community.

Every time we log on, we tap into that indescribable essence of our connected humanity. We use technology to it's max power: in ways that make us more human.

February marks my 3rd year anniversary of being a PulseWire member. Posting and commenting on journals and connecting with others has nourished me deeply in the Winter season of my life: a time when, even as the crape myrtle outside my window sprouted blooms of white, I sat in a space of dormancy and darkness, learning to trust that just as winter melts into spring, the conditions for rebirth were being created in me.

I learned that I needed to share in the stories of women, with their insight and wisdom, their empathy, love and compassion.

I didn't just want to know about connection and relatedness, I wanted to experience it! And so life brought me many things, including World Pulse. Where I could know myself in relationship, where truth and knowledge is found.

I learned to trust in some wild and organic process, which is really just learning to trust life.

To let go of controlling everything with my mind, sent me on an inward journey to re-kindle some flame that I knew was in there somewhere. And there was a voice that encouraged, "What if the world is waiting on you to bring forth your brightest light?"

Aren't we all born creative? Don't we all have something of meaning and beauty to offer the world?

I now find myself in a most unexpected 2013. I thought I'd be doing work in childbirth and maternal health. But life has brought me the opportunity to write about public education in America and to join with my local community and create a charter school. I can see how I've been prepared for this. But what I was ready for isn't what I expected.

When you're in relationship with life, you can let go of what you had planned.


Nusrat Ara's picture

All the best dear!

All the best dear!


Carrie Lee's picture

Thanks so much Nusrat! Good

Thanks so much Nusrat! Good to hear from you again.

Hope you are well and sending all my best to you,

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