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Introducing myself and my journal: Battle in quest for justice

About Me:
Am 51 years old, married . Am a Interior Designer by profession,but took a sabbatical in order to tend and care for my only parent, my father aged 85 years.My family hails from the place called the ' Rome of the East ', Goa which is a tiny state on the west coast of India.My father needed help in his daily affairs due to poor health and since none of my siblings were interested in helping him , I decided to do my bit for him, and I have only joy and no regrets in taking this loving duty.
I do so want to set up a facility for all aged citizens for our side of the world as I've seen how neglected and abandoned they feel at a time when all the need and deserve is care and love and treatment of dignity!They need to be shown and made to feel useful to society in their own tiny way . They should be allowed to interact with others in similar ages and situation so that they realize that there is more to life than counting the days to their graves!

My Passions:
Music , Painting and fighting injustice

My Challenges:
To help the people around me realize that there is more to life than running in the rat race making money

My Vision for the Future:
Dignity and Rights for all Senior Citizens

My Areas of Expertise:
Interior Designing

Comments

Susan K.A.'s picture

Welcome to you, Shirley!

Dear Shirley,

Welcome to World Pulse!

How I loved reading your profile and getting a sense of what matters to you in this life. I am so moved by your loving care and kindness to your father and inspired by your passion for extending this dignity and care to all aged citizens in your community. What a noble and loving cause to pursue! This has been very much on my mind as well as I witness my own dear parents get older by the day. I want to make sure that they spend their final days with dignity, purpose, and joy. I want them to have the best possible care. I congratulate you for stepping up to take on your father's care, for not abandoning him in his need. He is so lucky to have you for a daughter.

I'm so glad that you found World Pulse and have shared your story with us. I hope that you continue to write and reach out to others here. You will meet many others who share your passions, as well as your challenges. I encourage you to reach out to them and network--you can invite others who inspire you to join your community, and together you can work towards your goals and dreams. Connected, we are more powerful and can effect great changes in our own lives, in our communities, and in our world. The Getting Started guide is helpful in laying out what World Pulse has to offer: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

Again, thanks for joining, Shirley! I look forward to reading more from you in the days to come!

With love,

Susan

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"I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being."
-Hafiz

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.
Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

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