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the power of worldpulse

forgive me if I sound like the typical girl next door gushing and getting super excited about worldpulse. this may sound like a cliché but "worldpulse rocks". I have invited many people to join and their testimonies are just exciting. they are having their voices heard and are amazed by the experience.

now to my own experience besides being a hub of current, timely information it connects people. I get to hear the information from ordinary women which is refreshing as it speaks to the heart and is not ladled with political rhetoric and protectionism policies. everything is stated as is and I have met many sheroes who are making my world rock. world leaders are being built and groomed and as a VOF 2013 correspondent I am just overwhelmed by the support that is here. all my outrageous ideas or so I used to think have seen the light of day and someone thinks they are worth reading and believes in them and thinks I can do it. my self esteem is at its highest right now. I feel like ululating with joy, I am alive and women, our power lies in our numbers and worldpulse gives you that.

I know someone is thinking okay she must be overzealous but connect with women share your stories and start thinking about the crazy dreams you have and seeing them become a reality, changing you and also your world and before the week ends you will be in boxing me a thank you note.

PS-just yesterday I had an interview and just as I was about to begin explaining what VOF is about my high profile subject smiled and signaled me to stop and she said "I know about worldpulse and your programme". all I ended up doing was just smiling sheepishly with joy and the atmosphere immediately became light and we spoke like sisters and we went on and on as she put her other appointments on hold. her position was forgotten as we shared as women with a common unity and became equal. at the end she said, "I have been missing out not only are you sharing about Zimbabwe but Maldives, Darfur, Somalia, USA, Syria etc" and she promised to join this phenomenal global network of women who are really making the difference and indeed I appreciated once again THE POWER OF WORLDPULSE

we amy be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.

Comments

Your excitement is contagious. I can feel it.
And now I am over excited :)
AND wonderful to hear about your interview. And I am jumping up and down with excitement to see Maldives being mentioned by your profile interview. :D
Can't wait to read her profile.

Truly World Pulse is wonderful.

Salaam
Aminah

pelamutunzi's picture

thank you

thank you aminah worldpulse is truly changing my life and all for the best

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.
regards
pela

Precious M's picture

Breaking grounds

I am glad to learn from your story that more people know World Pulse than we may even realize. Thanks for sharing, Sister.

My pen speaks

pelamutunzi's picture

true

it is true and got me really excited. that WP was making such an impact was huge. thanks for commenting

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.
regards
pela

Debra Engle's picture

I'm excited for you!

Your experience with the interview is a great affirmation. Isn't it thrilling when you make a connection like that? It really shows how much you're stepping into the role of a leader and being seen that way by others.

Thank goodness for your "outrageous" ideas! They're the ones that move the world—and women—forward.

Thanks so much for sharing your joy through this post!

pelamutunzi's picture

you are right

to talk and someone think that you are making sense is refreshing. it has also been empowering to tell someone what you are doing and have them give you their time. it means they feel your cause is worthy. my outrageous ideas are beginning to feel real thanks to you.

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.
regards
pela

I feel WP is about this... a sisterhood growing in strength and learning how to speak up side by side.

You've put the high note to my morning! :)

Stay strong,
San

@SanPatagonia
Be a voice, tell a story, start the fire. | Sé una voz, cuenta una historia, enciende el fuego.

pelamutunzi's picture

you are right

you are rright it is exactly what is happening. cant wait to talk to you on skype. will try to connect this evening

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.
regards
pela

Y's picture

My daddy used to tell me to

My daddy used to tell me to always remember that every man puts his pants on one leg at a time, just like my dear old dad. This has helped me in dealing with even the most powerful men. I guess we can have a corollary statement for dealing with powerful women (who I must share, intimidate me): "We all put our panty hose on one leg at a time."

Blessings to you.
Yvette

Y

pelamutunzi's picture

i like that

i like the part where you note you are intimidated by powerful women, they are indeed a force to be reckoned with. in our public transport it is the men who note that they are afraid of powerful women and always when challenged by a woman they ask if she is married. and i have added "We all put our panty hose on one leg at a time." phrase so i always remember

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.
regards
pela

Y's picture

We all begin in a mother's

We all begin in a mother's womb, and fight the rest of our lives to be trusted to stand on our own. Until we stop fighting our own mothers in ourselves, we will continue to take out our frustrations on other women. This goes especially for men who are taught to fear any sign of their mothers in themselves, by other men who fear their own wives and mothers. I think a great deal of that comes from religions that have been taught to fear the power of any mother, especially one fighting for her young. We have also been taught that awe is the same as fear. They both sometimes completely paralyze us, but are two entirely different emotions. Men seem to turn all powerful emotion into anger; what they don't understand, they want to destroy.

Any man who helps protect my young, I will gladly also protect. Only a very mature man can appreciate this bonding with his woman.

Y

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