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Un livre m’a parlé

Il ya quelques années, je n’avais pas la culture de la lecture. Passer du temps dans une bibliothèque était pour moi une corvée. Petit à petit, j’ais pris conscience qu’il me fallait lire et lire d’avantage. Comme la bibliothèque était pour moi une corvée, Je ramenais des livres à la maison et je les lisais dans ma chambre. Ensuite, Je passais plus de temps à l’internet en faisant le tour des différents sites. Une pratique qui continue jusqu’à présent. Chaque soir quand je passe en revu ma journée, Je me dis « Je me cultive accès, et je crois que ça va déjà. Je suis une fille émergente. » J’en étais convaincu il ya bien quelques temps.
Le 08 /05/2014, J’ais rencontrée un livre qui parle. Lorsque sa première page s’est ouvert pour entamer notre conversation, ce livre a dit «Mon nom est Neema Namadamu, je raconte mon histoire pour changer le monde » J’ais passée 48 heurs avec ce livre et je dois avouer que je ne suis plus la même. En fait, je viens de changer de perspective.
Vers la fin de notre discussion, Ce livre m’a dit «tu es une femme. Tu es appelée a changer positivement ton pays et le monde en générale. Sur ce, il te faut travailler, travailler deux, trois, et même quartes fois plus que tu travailles déjà afin d’y arriver. Tu dois convaincre le monde de ta capacité de pouvoir le changer. Donc, tu ne dors pas.»
Une bibliothèque des livres qui parlent
J’ais voulus comprendre ce que veux dire travailler plus que je le fais déjà. J’ais compris que je devais me cultiver encore plus, agir d’avantage, surtout échanger avec le monde ce que je fais. Lui communiquer ma vie (ma vision, ma passion, mes actions, mes défis, mes réussites, mes échecs…) Tel est la culture de la bibliothèque des livres qui parlent.
Il ya trois mois j’ais franchis la porte de cette bibliothèque où, a l’intérieure sont rangés des livres qui parlent. Je discutais déjà avec quelques livres mais je ne m’étais jamais focalisée sur un de ces livres pour mieux comprendre ce qu’était leurs monde. Passer du temps avec Neema Namadamu, un des livres qui parlent m’a beaucoup appris de cette bibliothèque mais aussi du reste du monde. J’ais enfin compris ; dès qu’on franchit la porte de «World pulse », la bibliothèque des livres qui parlent, l’on en devient un. Les pages qui nous constituent doivent contenir des récits de notre histoire, des récits qui bouleversent, transforment, apaisent, consolent et améliorent le monde.

English translation by community member Nancy Janus

A Book that Spoke to Me

Several years ago I did not have a taste for reading. Spending time in the library was a chore. Little by little I realized that I needed to read and to read more. Since the library was such a chore for me, I brought books home and I read in my room. Then, I spent more time on the internet touring around various sites. A practice that I still do. Each night when I go over my day, I say to myself “I am developing awareness and I think that is good. I am an emerging woman.” I have felt sure of that for quite a while now.

May 8, 2014 I encountered a book that spoke to me. From the first page it started our conversation. The book said, “my name is Neema Namadamu. I am telling my story to change the world.” I spent 48 hours with that book, and I have to admit that it changed me. In fact, I have just changed my perspective on things.

Toward the end of our discussion the book said to me “You are a woman. You are called upon to positively change your country and the whole world. To do this you will have to work, work two, three, or even four times harder than you have worked so far in order to get there. You have to convince the world of your ability to change it. Therefore you must not sleep.”

A library full of books that speak.

I wanted to understand what that meant, to work harder than I ever had before. I understood that I had to develop myself even more, to take more action, and above all to let the world know what I was doing. To share with it my life (my vision, my passion, my actions, my challenges, my successes, my failures…) Such is the culture of a library with books that speak.

Three months ago I went through the door of this library where, the books that speak to you are arranged inside, I had already spoken with some books but I had never focused on one of these books to better understand their world. Spending time with Neema Namadamu taught me so much, not only about this library, but also about the rest of the world. I finally understood; from the time that one crosses the threshold of World Pulse, one becomes a talking book like those in the library. The pages that represent us must contain our own stories, stories that distress, transform, appease, console and make the world better.

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Edka's picture

La fille emergente

Bonjour E'ka,
C'est réellement un plaisir de vous voir toutes les deux, vous et notre chère Neema, qu'est-ce qu'on vous aime! E'ka vous êtes une artiste de la parole, de l'écriture et félicitations! Vous avez enfin découvert la bibliothèque des livres qui parlent, et vous en êtes une. Ce n'est pas une corvée en plus mais une jouissance!

Bonne continuation.
Cdt,

Edith

ArianeD's picture

Chère E'ka, Votre récit est

Chère E'ka,

Votre récit est très poétique et illustre parfaitement ce que représente World Pulse. Les mots sont des armes puissantes, et vous savez parfaitement comment les manier. Alors continuez à nous réjouir et nous bouleverser avec vos histoires. Merci.

Ariane

Nancy Janus's picture

J'ai traduit votre journal

Chère E'ka,

Qu'est ce que vous écrivez bien! J'ai traduit votre journal en anglais. C'est un journal qui nous parle. J'aimerais beaucoup apprendre vos histoires. Vous devez être une personne très intéressante. Je suis contente de l'avoir traduit.

Nancy

Nancy Janus's picture

Translation

A Book that Spoke to Me

Several years ago I did not have a taste for reading. Spending time in the library was a chore. Little by little I realized that I needed to read and to read more. Since the library was such a chore for me, I brought books home and I read in my room. Then, I spent more time on the internet touring around various sites. A practice that I still do. Each night when I go over my day, I say to myself “I am developing awareness and I think that is good. I am an emerging woman.” I have felt sure of that for quite a while now.

May 8, 2014 I encountered a book that spoke to me. From the first page it started our conversation. The book said, “my name is Neema Namadamu. I am telling my story to change the world.” I spent 48 hours with that book, and I have to admit that it changed me. In fact, I have just changed my perspective on things.

Toward the end of our discussion the book said to me “You are a woman. You are called upon to positively change your country and the whole world. To do this you will have to work, work two, three, or even four times harder than you have worked so far in order to get there. You have to convince the world of your ability to change it. Therefore you must not sleep.”

A library full of books that speak.

I wanted to understand what that meant, to work harder than I ever had before. I understood that I had to develop myself even more, to take more action, and above all to let the world know what I was doing. To share with it my life (my vision, my passion, my actions, my challenges, my successes, my failures…) Such is the culture of a library with books that speak.

Three months ago I went through the door of this library where, the books that speak to you are arranged inside, I had already spoken with some books but I had never focused on one of these books to better understand their world. Spending time with Neema Namadamu taught me so much, not only about this library, but also about the rest of the world. I finally understood; from the time that one crosses the threshold of World Pulse, one becomes a talking book like those in the library. The pages that represent us must contain our own stories, stories that distress, transform, appease, console and make the world better.

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