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Introducing myself and my journal: Walking on Eggshells

About Me:
I am a woman of many roles: wife, daughter,sister, stepmother, aunt, nurse, homemaker, christian, feminist. I am 40 years old and was raised in "the South." I love being a Southerner and embrace the hospitality that we are famous for, and dislike how we are portrayed in most movies. Speaking of movies...I am an american cinemophile. I love movies, especially from the 40;s, 50's, and 60's. I am also a poet. I have a degree in English literature, but I am a practicing nurse. Life takes you down strange paths, and mine has had a few twists and turns. I have been a feminist since taking my first "Women's Studies" class in college....and it rang true and strong to me. I am part of a wonderful team of ladies and gentleman on a webpage called World Wide Women, with our aim to help women be protected from domestic violence and advance the cause of equality for women around the world. I lost my sister to domestic violence 3 years ago, and it was the defining point of my adulthood. My love for her is always and I carry on for her and her child, whom I take care of, only.

My Passions:
Movies, Poetry, Feminism

My Challenges:
Being assertive and facing conflict, not avoiding it.

My Vision for the Future:
To see my sister's child succeed and thrive.

My Areas of Expertise:
Caring, loving, trusting, praying

Comments

Ruth Bech's picture

Welcome :)

So glad to see you here, Elizabeth, and after reading your first story - I cannot wait to read more from your pen. This is very exciting,
Much love -
Ruth

delphine criscenzo's picture

Welcome!

Hello Sorrows sister,

Welcome to World Pulse online community.
It is is great to have you with us. Just like you, I am feminist, working hard to bring women's issues through the forefront. Here you will find many other women who share your philosophy and others to engage in dialogues with.
I want to encourage you to start networking. If you needed some guidance on how to naviage our site, you could read through our getting started guide: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide
Cheers,

Delphine Criscenzo
Online Training Coordinator
World Pulse
www.worldpulse.com

Greengirl's picture

Welcome to World Pulse!

It's nice to know that you are here and has already gotten started.I am sure you will also find your time learning from, sharing and connecting with other members of the community, worth the while.

I look forward to learning more about you and your work through your writings!

Greengirl

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