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Introducing myself and my journal: Freedom

About Me:
It is such a gift to be invited to join World Pulse. My life has been full of chapters living in different locations, and visiting many parts of the world, always with the intention to meet and link arms with people who share a desire to increase love, peace and freedom for all, and to undo injustice wherever it is found. My focus has been particularly on what is being done to us as women, and to find every way and opportunity I can to undo the ties that have bound us, as I continue to find my own strength fully, and to encourage other women to find theirs.
I have followed World Pulse for a few years now, and been heartened every time I have had the opportunity to read a story written by a woman who has found her strength. The courage and determination of the women writing through this Community gives me such hope.
The lack of respect for women and the silencing of our voices became clear to me as I grew into my adulthood. In the 1960's I was inspired by the Civil Rights Movement in the USA, and a few of us opened the first Womens' Centres here in Montreal. Working against violence against women became my focus. I have celebrated sitting with thousands of women as they discovered how beautiful and talented they are. These days I teach English to people who have immigrated to Canada, a job that I love dearly. I have been looking for a way to more specifically offer any help I can to further the freedom of women worldwide. The invitation came last week. I am honoured to have been invited to be part of this community.

My Passions:
Women finding their voices, and other strong women

My Challenges:
impatience

My Vision for the Future:
a quantum leap in which the beautiful energy that has been suppressed will take its rightful place

My Areas of Expertise:
writing, speaking, support for same, editing

Comments

Susan K.A.'s picture

Hello Tam, and Welcome!

Dear Tam,

Welcome to World Pulse. It's wonderful to have you here. I really enjoyed reading the user profile you posted today and getting a glimpse of the beautiful person you are. I especially enjoyed how you see your life as a continually unfolding process of becoming...of finding your "own strength fully" and how you are inspired to help others do the same. That resonates with me! I feel like I'm waking up to some of my strengths. Sometimes they are obscured by self-doubt and insecurity (especially when I don't get enough sleep). But I'm learning that I can trust that they are ALWAYS there, always have been, and WILL shine forth again.

I love your vision for the future!

Here's a useful link to get you started networking in the World Pulse online community: http://worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

Thank you for joining and sharing your enthusiasm, optimism, and vision with us--an inspiration to us all.

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

Susan K.A.'s picture

P.S.

What kind of work will you be doing with World Pulse?

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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

Tam's picture

Greetings

Hello Susan,

Thank you so much for the warm welcome and heartfelt responses to my introduction. It is a new experience for me to write to an online community, a reminder of how it can take courage to write, even in ideal circumstances. I also have just read your profile, and enjoyed learning some about your life and dreams as well. I too look to spiritual practice to stay centred. I look forward to being trained later this morning via Skype, and to getting my feet under me with how I can be of assistance.

In Sisterhood,

Tam

Nusrat Ara's picture

Dear friend, Welcome to

Dear friend,

Welcome to WorldPulse! You are now part of a thriving community of women from all parts of the world. See the Online Community Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community: http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

Please explore the site to meet the women and also find the groups of your interest.

I look forward to hearing your voice in the community!

In friendship,

Nusrat

Tam's picture

getting started

Dear Nusrat,

Thank you for your welcome. I will read the guide today, and I look forward to meeting the community.

In sisterhood,

Tam

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to Worldpulse community!

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.

Peace!
Fatima

Tam's picture

Greetings

Hello Fatima,

Thank you for the warm welcome. I am just beginning to settle into the possibilities of this wonderful site that connects us with each other. A dream come true. I am inspired and strengthened to read about you and about the work you do.

In Sisterhood,
Tam

MUNYERARHALIMBA NOELA's picture

jambo

Minasikiyaka raha sana nikuandikiye kufwatana na histoire yako minakulomba unisaidie sana unitumiye numeros yako ya E-mail unaweza kuwa umenisadiya sana.
AKSANTI.

noela

Tam's picture

Greetings, Sister

Dear Noela,

I am happy to have contact with you. There are very few of your words that are translated through Google, but enough to know that somehow my words have given you some strength, and for that I am happy. Knowing you are there working toward the same goals, gives me strength as well. I celebrate whichever words we can share through the translations. Please know I am with you.

Tam

Auma's picture

Hi Tam, This is what Noela

Hi Tam,

This is what Noela says- " I am excited and writing to you regarding your profile- I am requesting you to send me your email as it will be a big help to me"

Hope this helps!

Best,
Leah.

Tam's picture

Greetings, Sister

Dear Noela,

I am happy to have contact with you. There are very few of your words that are translated through Google, but enough to know that somehow my words have given you some strength, and for that I am happy. Knowing you are there working toward the same goals, gives me strength as well. I celebrate whichever words we can share through the translations. Please know I am with you.

Tam

BINWA REHEMA's picture

KUJIBIYA MAWAZOYAMAMA TAM

Nafurahisana kumawazounayo kwajiliya wamama kweli ukiitimiza inawezatusahidiya sanakwesababusisiwamamatulikuwawatuwenyekuzaraulika akisanti najuhudikubwa

rehema

Tam's picture

Greetings, Sister

Dear Binwa,

I am glad to be in touch with you. There are only three words that I can find translated in your message: "mothers actually accomplished" and for these words I am happy. I see from your profile that there is a possibility for us to correspond through French. I look forward to learning more.

In Sisterhood,

Tam

Auma's picture

Translation-

Binwa Rehema says: "I am very happy with the wisdom/ thoughts you have regarding women and when you accomplish this you will truly help us very much as we women are a community that is looked down upon. Thank you for the great task."

Hope this helps.

(This Kiswahili is a little different as it is a dialect spoken in The Congo)

Love,
Leah

DEAR TAM
AM REALLY GREATFUL TO BE YOUR FRIEND HERE LOOKING FORWARD TO KNOWING YOU MORE AND SHARING ABOUT DIFFENT EXPERIENCES WHICH MAY TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY ESPECIALLY THE VULNEABLE WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

Hellen Namutamba
Project manager
nhellen2010@gmail.com
www.busogayaiffe.org

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