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Don't give up!

I'm often described by my mom and sisters as having a big heart. Every time I hear about bad news going on in the world, I just get very sad, and even cry most of the time. I know that crying rarely helps, so I keep telling myself to smile instead of cry, to hope for change rather than give in to despair. This kind of empathy often hits my big heart the hardest, but it's the best way for me to learn about these things. I want to encourage these women to continue talking, to make sure they never remain silent and in the shadows. I know we can change this world together, through hope, patience, hard work. We are not alone, and I especially want to thank my mom and sisters for teaching me this.

My biggest worry when I joined this site was that I would sound naive and childish. Every time I read another sad story, I just start feeling that I'm a spoiled brat, a little kid who had no real idea what suffering was. But I have to constantly remind myself, that while people do suffer, my despairing about it will not help them in the slightest. Until I can actually get out into the world and help out with others who are working for change, all I can do to deliver hope is to listen to your stories, and offer a hug and words of encouragement. It is a small thing, all I can do, but I just hope for the best once I put despair and hopelessness aside.

Some people say that love will save the world, and they couldn't be more right. Love for people, love for work, love for equality and fairness everywhere. I love you all, and will stand and support your voice for as long as I live. Please, don't give up. You are never alone, and I am always an available ear.

~Faye

Comments

aliĝngix's picture

So true...

That is very sweet. You soul seems here very bright and deep indeed. Change happens with a thought and good will. It's to see it around like this. As for your artciles, I thought that they were very intelligent and well thought out.
See you around.

Maria de Chirikof's picture

how we sound

If you stop and think about it we are practicing using our voices to speak our minds so we might all sound a bit weird as we develop both our ideas and how we express them. Even when my posts don't get a response I still feel as if someone is listening when I see other people posting stuff too. It is because of people like you on here and I hope you appreciate yourself as well as the other woman!

It is true that love will change the world for the better, keep smiling!

Maria

Sunny_sunshine_cloudy_Mina's picture

Hello-eh!

Eh.... How are you? Remember me? I bet you know who I am!
H-I-I-I-I-I-I-I! You are a sensitive soul but you are strong and I know when you need it you never fail! Well write back to me! Yeah, its me, the "Eh" girl. B-Y-Y-Y-Y-E-E-E-E!!!!!

"Fight fire with fire, you'll end up with ashes."
"A charming lady does not follow the crowd, she is herself."

JaniceW's picture

Thank you

Faye, this is so inspiring and a sympathetic shoulder is sometimes the most powerful gift one can provide. Just knowing that someone out there cares enough to listen can make a huge difference. I am so thrilled that you and Mina have joined our community and look forward to hearing your perspective on topics and issues. Let me know if there is anything I can help you with and welcome! It's a joy to have you both on PulseWire.
Janice
PulseWire Community Director

sunita.basnet's picture

Hi faye, You gave your

Hi faye,
You gave your name as a childlish but I didn't find any childlish in your voice. You have a strong voice and you can do. And I believe you will do. Thanks for hearing us. There is a saying small change makes a big difference. You know your comments might be small things for you but it's a great achievement for us. It's a great support from our listerner.
We both will listen and speak together. Thank you so much for your support.
Love you

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

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