Community Update

World Pulse Toolkits Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits are all available here.

We are especially excited to share our signature Citizen Journalism and Digital Empowerment Curriculum. Start learning today!

What matters the most

Sometimes I believe that everything my mum did in her life was only to give me an example. She showed me that every problem has a solution, as long as you look for it. In only 22 years I've learned so much. Did you know that living in hermetic, troubled land actually opens your mind?! Did you know that war, hunger and thirst makes your ideas grow, your imagination more colorful and your acts more generous than ever before!? I know.
We've been through a lot. Alone... Just a little woman and a little daughter. In the man country, listening to man decisions, suffering trough man war. And even though it was hard and more than we ever expected, we continued laughing mightily, working hard, singing aloud. Laughing, laughing, and laughing. Since I was little, it was always important to be good friend, to help, to prevent negative and bring a smile to every trouble. In the times of war, when I was just a little girl, my mum would work for days just to buy me one single ice cream. She really worked for that one smile. My mother lost her only brother, her only support. My mother won the war, wishing she was the last sister to go through it. My mother waited her husband for 5 years. She waited for the man of her dreams but got her worst nightmare. My mother won her worst nightmare, dreaming peaceful and sunny dreams. My mother fought cancer. My mother won the battle against cancer just so I wouldn't lose another important person in my life. My mother gave birth to my brother, to man. My mother loves that man with same amount of love and caring as she gives me. My mother has won the battle against man, simply by loving one.
And all this might not matter, if my mother didn't thought me to make new revolutions. If she never showed that you should respond to somebody else’s effort. If she did not repeat 100 times that mine happiness is her only joy. If my mother never regretted her inability to share her love and sustenance with woman across the world. If my mother never thought me that good and brave people live all around our planet. That friendships, connections, supporters and good vibrations can only lead me to victory, and never to sadness and loneliness. And finally if I didn't recognized World Pulse as summary of all values my mother told me about, I wouldn't be here, at this time, writing these words, hoping my connection won’t go off. I wouldn't mind if anybody would read this, and praise my mother’s life.
Thank you for existing…

Downloads

Comments

Sharontina's picture

Nice Picture

Its a wonderful picture of your mom you have brought to us. I can see that loving, caring and enduring mom who had brought you to this world. She had been such a strong woman too fighting all odds and overcoming all barriers. I salute her. Its because of her that you have gained so much in life dear Lavander. i wish you all success.

And i like that picture on the left. very artistic.Keep sharing more.

Love and blessings

Merlin Sharontina

Thank you so much for your wonderful comment and support!
Best of luck and tons of love!

Catsilveira's picture

thank you

What a beautiful piece you wrote...
My mom is my rock. We always laugh together. She is the one that thought me to find the best in people and to seek my passion in life... thinking of her makes me smile. thank you for sharing your story:0)

Well, that's what mums a re for I guess :D
Thank you for your support!
Best of luck and tons of love!

Paulina Lawsin's picture

Love love your article. Love

Love love your article. Love your positivity. Thanks to a brave mother who chose to live life with full of hope and laughter despite personal despair and strife. She taught you how to lead your life the right way not only in words but actions. I can imagine the love, protection and bond you've shared as a mother and daughter. Wonderfully enviable. Made me miss my mother. Huhu.

Your style of writing reflects your attitude towards life. It reflects personal accountability (again, thanks to Mom). We need to hear more from you. You are an enjoyable read.

Thumbs up dear.

Your comment truly means a lot, it is exact feedback and understanding I was hoping to get :)
Thank you so much!
Best of luck and tons of love!

sallysmithr's picture

Thank you for sharing

Lavander,

You painted such a beautiful picture of your mother and your family. She sounds like a very strong and wonderful woman and I'm sure you are as well. She has taught you so many great things and it sounds like you are driven to utilize those skills. I absolutely love when you said, "That friendships, connections, supporters and good vibrations can only lead me to victory, and never to sadness and loneliness." Thank you very much for sharing your story. I wish you and your family the very best.

Sally

Thank you so very much for your kind words!
Best of luck and tons of love :)

Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Letters to a Better World

Letters to a Better World

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

Blog »

Read the latest from World Pulse headquarters

World Pulse Launches our Inaugural Community Advisory Board!

World Pulse Launches our Inaugural Community Advisory Board!

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative