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its great fun doing what you love

I have come to equate great fun is with reaching out to others irrespective who they are or what they believe in. Am sure to show compassion and give a listening hear to somebody that wants to talk or give a shoulder to one that needs it.

I have always been like that probably because, i used to watch my mother do same when i was growing up. She was always there for people she did not know, we were not wealthy but we were comfortable and her watch word has always been why keep it when you can share,

I found out that anytime i want to keep back things from others - friends, relative etc, i end up loosing it or it spoils therefore, i made up my mind to always give if when it hurts. Somebody once told me that when you assist a poor man, you are training your number one enemy. he told some convincing stories to buttress his points but it is neither here nor there.

Empowerment is what all of us need, it is nobody's prerogative. We all came to this forum to be empowered with knowledge to accomplish great things and what others thought are not achievable. We came together to learn from one another to enable us carry out our assignments in our different ways and places.

Lets continue to work together for the light to keep shining. Do not give up, We must achieve the change we yearn for, for our people and ourselves.

Keep the faith my heroines.


jekra's picture

very motivating

Yes we must have the same heart as your mother’s darling.lets keep where we can ,if we bless others we w’ll be blessed too.soo what is stopping us by doing good to others even the person is a stranger …count everyone as your own sister or brother.
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Phionah Musumba's picture


Your post really inspired me to put in that little extra effort. Like you say, its time to make sure that the light shines forever.
Great success ahead!

Centre for Disadvantaged Girls, Kenya

Gracious's picture


Something motivates you to give in order to make a difference. Keep up the spirit.


Hannah Ojo's picture

it is a matter of influence!

Your piece shows the ability of a mother to create the right atmosphere. I believe women are naturally designed to lead since we exudes so much influence. Your piece has shown that women play a great role in instiling values. Good work!

H.O. Verve

Woman of voice's picture


I love your story, its motivating and very true. Stay the way you are so many will be helped by you.

shahd's picture

Nothing is as beautiful as

Nothing is as beautiful as watching people smiling because of you. Sharing is caring. Like your Post Otahelp

Somaye Dehban's picture


thanks for sharing this insight...I am amazed by the influence that our mothers have on our lives and behaviours. I hope one day we can read stories of fathers' influences as frequent as mothers'.

all the best

candyguibone's picture

this is really inspiring

this is really inspiring because I came to this site without really knowing what this was all about and now it's all that i think about.

Abisinuola's picture


Let's keep doing what we love,what brings us fulfilment.
Great one ota!


otahelp's picture

thank you

Thanks Abisinuola for always being there. thank you once again

keep faith girl, win we must

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Initiative
Lets keep the light shining

I read this article from Harvard Business Review and I couldn't agree more...

The happiest people I know are dedicated to dealing with the most difficult problems. Turning around inner city schools. Finding solutions to homelessness or unsafe drinking water. Supporting children with terminal illnesses. They face the seemingly worst of the world with a conviction that they can do something about it and serve others.

Robin Farrin's picture

Keep on shining!

You love for others so shines through in what you have shared here. Thanks for the reminder of how importnat it is to help one another shine.

otahelp's picture

thank you

thank you all for making me shine and loved in what we do.

keep faith it can only get better

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Initiative
Lets keep the light shining

otahelp's picture


Solidarity all the way. Keep the light shining my sisters all the way. we must win.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Initiative
Lets keep the light shining

Brigitte Mawazo Kyalondawa's picture


nous aussi les femmes francophones nous sommes heureuses d'etre entendues et de lire les journaux des autres grace a la traduction google .Merci


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