My today’s birthday wish!

Z.Elias
Posted March 6, 2019 from Algeria
Speaker at « She made it Algeria », an international event.
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To get started, i feel amazed by the world pulse community, where every single woman has a story to tell with different topics, from different backgrounds and beliefs, but with the same and only thing : every woman is the HERO of her own story.  

The 06th March, I was born in a lovely day, it’s was on spring, flowers were blooming, with their perfume that takes breath away.

according to my mother, when I first started to walk, she told me that once, my father took me to a little walk by foot, just around the house, when he did not pay attention for a little while, suddenly i was followed up by a flock of sheep of our neighbors coming out from nowhere and I was scared trying to run away, but I fall than I get up, I fall than i get up for several times, I was trying to get up with tears covering my face and mom was watching me from the front of the door, she was looking at me with worrying but with so much pride because I get up every time I fall. 

i was just a free,innocent, wild and a little girl.

My mother made sure to tell me this story when I grew up, she told me that it’s a sign of how I should manage my life in every struggle and challenge that I may face some day.

And for sure, since than i’m doing my best to never give up, especially in this world, that looks kinda different, because I’m all grown, I’m a woman today not the little girl that I used to be, and there’s actually a huge difference, that world was so perfect but this one is more real, as a female I should fight to get my rights as my brother the male, a furious war that I take daily, everyone tries to tell me what to do, for my parents I should study, get a job and get married, for my friends I should be more polite in my behaviors, for my brother I should serve him all of my life, for my sister I should be an example for her so she can follow my steps, for my best friend I should get a boyfriend as she did, for my future husband I should take care of our kids and to be a loyal wife, they are all wrong!

I was born free, and I have a voice, and I will fight for my rights, dreams, choices and goals till the last breath, I don’t want just fit in I’m here to make a diffrence in this world, I’m a WOMAN : the best version of a human being.

At last not at least, to day is my birthday, today I blow my 22 candles, my wish is to spread my wings, to cross all over the oceans, to climb every mountain and to go BEYOND the sky. 

To day I celebrate my achievements as a woman that has an aspire for a brighter tomorrow with the iron will that the best is yet to come.

#HAPPY_BIRTHDAY_TO_ME!

#am_a_woman!

This post was submitted in response to Change starts with a story..

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Olutosin
Mar 06
Mar 06

Happy Birthday to you lovely sister! May you achieve all your beautiful dreams. Amen

Z.Elias
Mar 06
Mar 06

Thank’s a lot dear,
I hope so, let’s keep it up sister!

Happy Birthday dear, your a beautiful, strong and bold women. As your mum told you, "never remain on the ground when ever you fall, even if it was your mistake, to have fallen, stand dust yourself and move on". Enjoy your new Age.

Z.Elias
Mar 06
Mar 06

Thank you so much,
I enjoy hearing your true words, yeah when life smashes you down, get up and do what you got to do!

J Brenda Lanyero
Mar 06
Mar 06

Hi Elias,
Happy Birthday and thank you for sharing your story.

Z.Elias
Mar 07
Mar 07

Hello,
Thank you dear!
You are so welcome, we should all do it to lighten our burden and to inspire all the females in the world.

jlanghus
Mar 07
Mar 07

Hi Zohra,

Happy Belated Birthday, dear!! I hope you had a fabulous birthday and celebration of you!? I do love your spirit:-) Thanks for sharing your story and zeal. I can believe that you never give up!

Z.Elias
Mar 07
Mar 07

Hello Jill,
Thank you for the best wishes, I celebrate myself every day dear!

jlanghus
Mar 07
Mar 07

Hello dear:-) You're welcome!

Great to hear:-)

Tamarack Verrall
Mar 07
Mar 07

Dear Z,
I too am amazed by the world pulse community, and a big highlight is to find strong voices such as yours, embracing already the importance of making freedom for women and girls your life's work and looking back recognizing that you have been born with this spirit of determination.
Happy Birthday!
With love in sisterhood,
Tam

Z.Elias
Mar 07
Mar 07

Hello Tam,
I’m so pleased to hear this from you, i’m so happy to be part of such powerful ladies like you, it’s so important to spread the culture of « free women »
Thank you.
With all my respect!
Zohra.

Mar 07
Mar 07
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Dawn Arteaga
Mar 07
Mar 07

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! What a beautiful message to share - keep getting up when you fall! And we will keep celebrating you!

Z.Elias
Mar 07
Mar 07

Thank you so much, it’s so heart touching, I feel so blessed to be part of such world pulse community.
Always up and up!

Hello, dear Zohra,

Gee, I’m late in greeting you a happy birthday. I love your story of resilience even as a little girl. It goes to show you have that fighting spirit in you. Keep fighting!

Wow, 22 candles! I am excited for the adventures you’re going to take. The sky is the limit. When you’re ready to cross oceans, put Philippines in the list, ok?

Have a wonderful year of surprises and victories!

Z.Elias
Mar 23
Mar 23

Hello Karen,
Thank you, I appreciate it so much.
Definitely philippine is on the list, I hope we will meet some day.
You are a great woman, always remember that!
Much love!

Hello, dear Z,

Yes, we will meet someday. This is not a good time to visit the country though.:) But one day we will meet.
Amen.

You are equally great, too! Thank you!:)

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