About Me: I am 57 years old, and my life has found me alone and on my own. I have accomplished so many things, and I am very proud of each and every one of them, yet here I am, tossed away, by those I love and cared for. I just want a chance to be heard, a chance to say those things you gain only by wisdom, and really knowing what unconditional love is. I look forward to knowing all that I can...and helping, all that I can. :)

My Passions: World History

My Challenges: Life in general has always been a challenge.

My Vision for the Future: A Global World of Peace, One for all and all for One.

My Areas of Expertise: AA Theatre Major; working on BS in Communications


It is one of the great things about this community is how interesting and diverse we are. But we are also busy and not always able to respond to every post but I did want to welcome you warmly and encourage you to share your experiences with us.

World history is your passion? that is very interesting, any areas of special interest?


Dear Maria,

Thank you so much for your comment, it brought me joy, and warmth, as you conveyed. I agree, we are extremely diverse. It is through this diversity in which we can find ways to understand one another, and the world we live in, because it is what makes us unique and interesting. I do understand being busy and not having the time to respond to every post, and I am very touched that you would take the time out of your busy schedule to encourage me to share my experiences with everyone, thank you for that. It makes all the difference in the world to me. :)

World history is my passion, because I truly believe by looking back, we can see past mistakes, and also the future, and it's many possibilities. Also that we can learn through Earth history, the natural law of our planet; Political and Religious history, we can learn what we come from...the oldest desire of all hearts. There is an old saying, "the more things change, the more they stay the same," and I truly believe that. The most exciting piece of history I am studying right now is the discovery of the oldest Temple in the world, built c. 11,000 BC, Golbekli Tepe in Turkey. It's truly fascinating! If you find the time, it's worth learning about, because it changes all that we "thought" we knew about that time period. Is that exciting, or what?

Thank you once again, and I hope you will tell me what you think about Golbekli Tepe.

Blessings, Rose Of Sharon :)

Turkey is one of the top places on my list of places to visit first, if I ever get the chance to travel. I hadn't heard about the temple discovery but thank you for letting me know and I will do my usual Google, bookmark and move it to my list of 'dreams' under my bookmark folder.

I want to see Turkey and Russia first of all, if ever I travel. But the girls lean more toward Asia and especially Japan so if we ever get a family vacation we will probably go there first. I tease the girls that they are too much like me where we tend to fall asleep in a History classroom setting but reading it on our own makes it more interesting and fascinating.

I look forward to reading your journal!


Rose, I am so happy that you have found our online garden where ideas take root and voices are blooming. Here, you will not only be heard but encouraged to let your words ring out.

You will find inspiring women who have courageously confronted the inner conflict that has arisen from the difficult environment they found themselves in, women who were oppressed into silence and women who are brimming with ideas, dreams and hopes. I encourage you to reach out to other members to share your ideas, visions and concerns, or start a dialogue by commenting on another journal entry.

There are also so many amazing groups here, full of inspired and strong voices. Take a moment to browse through all of our community groups (http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/groups) as it's a great way to build powerful networks, and find members with similar interests to your own

Welcome to the sisterhood of rising voices, Rose. I have no doubt you will find PulseWire to be engaging, thought-provoking and a place of great friendship. Janice PulseWire Community Director

Dear Janice,

I love your description of PulseWire being an online garden where idea's take root and voices are blooming! That's beautiful! It is music to my ears. What a wonderful opportunity you have given to those of us that have something to say about the world around us, to one another. At my age, so many people have become silent, and down trodden, thinking no one cares, or want's to listen to what we have to say. I know that is not true, but it feels like it, especially in the world that has become so isolating due to wars and, things worse than war, if that is possible. Especially for women, who have been silenced for so many years. I would like to say thank you for this opportunity and for your enthusiasm. I will indeed spend time browsing through all the community groups.

Thank you for the welcome to this great sisterhood of rising voices. Thank you for being my friend and for giving us a chance to find other friends. You are a true blessing in my life.

LLL, Rose Of Sharon

Already, I have made some friends, including yourself. This makes me very happy :), and I hope I can be of help to others, and help bridge the gap in this world, that tends to foster alienation for so many various reasons.

I am so moved by your introduction of yourself. I am 54 and I too get the feeling sometimes that life has passed me by. But life always offers us a new beginning and new friends.

Hope to share muchwith you,


Dear Nirupama,

Thank you for your note of encouragement and to let me know that we are not to far from being the same age. Life indeed does always offer us new beginnings and new friends.

I am very pleased to find you as a new friend, and I look forward to getting to know you.

Blessings, Rose Of Sharon

hi Rose of Sharon, I received an inquiry from you asking how to add friends on PulseWire. It's fairly simple but alas, not intuitive.

* Find a member whom you wish to add to your "Friends" listing. * Click on their username. * You will be taken to their profile page. Under their photo, click on the "Add to my community" button. * Write a personal message inviting them to be your friend and click "Submit". Your message will appear at the top of their pending friends list. * They will receive an email, at which point they’ll either “accept” or “deny” the new connection. To check the status of your friend invitations, click on "MyVoice" under "PulseWire Tools" on the right side of the screen and pull down to "Edit your public profile". Click on the "Edit friends" tab where you can view the friend requests you have received, the friend requests you have sent and a listing of your current friends. Click on a friend’s photo for quick access to their profile and journal.

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any other questions. Thanks for your wonderful enthusiasm and interest on PulseWire. It's a joy to read your posts and comments.

Yes, sorry about that. Being in Beta, there are still a few kinks to work out but we are working on providing a full FAQ section soon, which should answer all the how-to questions. Thanks for your patience.

Hello Rose of Sharon,

You had commented on my journal many days ago, and I only recently realized I could reply to my comments and found the mental energy to do so. I wanted to come by your space, and learn more about you. I am intrigues by your name. Is there a story behind it that you would like to share? I should tell you that the rose is my father's favourite flower!

I hope you are feeling welcomed and wanted and needed by the community here at Pulse Wire. Your wisdom will certainly be embraced by the women here, young and old. Please keep sharing. I am sure there are readers like me who are too shy to comment, but are reading, nevertheless. (But I am losing some of my shyness!)


Even in our most quiet moments in life, we are never alone. though in the physical it my seem and feel so lonely. Our inner being communes in joy. Give thanks in all and just be grateful that you are healthy and well. I love you mamaAfrica

Kandace, I have not heard from you for a while, and just wanted to say I am thinking of you and hope you are well. We miss your voice but I understand that you may be busy right now. When you are ready, we would love to see you back again sharing your wisdom and experience with the community. We have many new members who would benefit from your perspective. So, when you have a chance, pop in again to say hi. Best wishes, Janice