Introducing myself and my journal

Posted June 4, 2010 from United States

About Me: The challenges of the 21st Century were largely created in the 20th century. Enormous technological and scientific advances, incredible growth and development of infrastructure formed the basis of our modern society. Now the hallmarks of the modern world are the signs of its shadow side: the ashes of the World Trade Center bearing witness to the anger and hatred of US dominance and the fallacy of war as the antidote; the devastation of lives and communities washed on the shores of SE Asia and the Mississippi, and the rubble of Haiti, highlighting the stratification of haves and have nots, while forcing dollars to chase crisis instead of building opportunity; the miraculous spin of the stock market engine offering Capital and Earnings, yet transforming into nothing short of gambling?; the oil slick oozing its way across the ocean to shores, rivers, marshes, and the depths of the ocean marring our fragile earth home in the name of Products and Profit. Will our tears of loss bring change, or will we sink in the despair of the huge, complex problems continuing to expand exponentially, woven from the impact of How We Live?

Together we can find ways to make our communities better, stronger and self-sustaining...reducing poverty and crime; increasing jobs, incomes and opportunities; creating a rich, diverse cultural life; supporting wellness and health for all; preserving our natural resources and making way for future generations. These are not isolated problems to be solved, but part of the fabric of an interconnected community woven by relationships, ideas and work. This is the work I chose to put my shoulder to. What is your covenant to community? How will you be part of building a better future?

My Passions: community, education, leadership, the arts, my kids

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  • Pooja Agrawal
    Jun 04, 2010
    Jun 04, 2010

    Hello I am thrilled to welcome you in this global community “World Pulse” where all the women from all the corners of the globe meet and exchange their emotions, feelings, thoughts and hearts. And, I am sure you will simply love making new online friends and exchanges stories. If you have any difficulty exploring this site, then please feel free to ask. If you have any doubt regarding anything, then we do have different sections and groups where you can just post it and people will respond to it. This way, you will get your answer and will be able to make friends as well. I hope you will take advantage of all the resources and opportunities provided by world pulse. I am looking forward to hearing more from you. Keep writing stories; keep raising you voice, Keep making new wonderful friends. Your stories, your voice can make a huge difference. loved your spirit. Keep it up

    Love and Peace Pooza

  • Fatima Waziri - Azi
    Jun 04, 2010
    Jun 04, 2010

    Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

    Its so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fun time with your new online friends and you will find this to be a 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 here on PulseWire!