Community Update

Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

for equilibrium on the home stretch of Module 4


Dear Correspondents -- and Mentors, of course!

An exquisite World Pulse friend recently gave me John O'Donahue's, BENEDICTUS, A Book of Blessings. I look at it each day, and yesterday I came upon this prayer, which seems like just the right thing for the home stretch of Module 4. And so I share it with each of you. With love and support. - Sarah


Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore,
May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul.

As the wind loves to call things to dance,
May your gravity be lightened by grace.

Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth,
May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect.

As water takes whatever shape it is in,
So free may you be about who you become.

As silence smiles on the other said of what's said,
May your sense of irony bring perspective.

As time remains free of all that it frames,
May your mind stay clear of all it names.

May your prayers of listening deepen enough
To hear in the depths the laughter of God.

- John O'Donahue



Usha RS's picture

We are blessed indeed

We are blessed indeed to be arriving at this threshold of Module 4. O Donohue is among my favorite authors. I love his benediction as we cross to the other side. Thank you so much for your presence Sarah!
Usha x

Let your light shine!

Sarah Whitten-Grigsby's picture


Dear Usha!

Thank you for YOUR presence!

Comfort & Joy,

- Sarah

Sarah Whitten-Grigsby

pelamutunzi's picture


this is powerful i totally loved it. captured exactly what is going on. i want to be just like water and think of who i wil become and i guess i know. I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD in my own small big ways

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

Sarah Whitten-Grigsby's picture


. . and you are, already, Dear Pelamuntuzi ! You are already making the world a better place.

With Love and Support,


Sarah Whitten-Grigsby

Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

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

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative