story

Tell your story.

Tell your story; make sense of your experiences.

“The traces of our past shapes the narrative of our future”

We live in a world where our lives are carefully staged and released on social media. We talk about our achievements only without our story. we give an impaired interpretation to success. We are good painters and struggle each day to give a perfect picture of our lives. It is good to give a polished version of yourself but to what end?

 I wish I had the perfect life but it is only a wish. Conversely, I do believe that I have a perfect story. I see it as perfect because it a story uniquely told by the script writer.

 I am from a conservative family but was raised in a loud neighborhood: The epicenter of life and crazy. Naturally, in this neighborhood you will be inclined to a great social and “happening life.” It was never quite; too many scenes to shy off your boredom.

This very place did mare many great minds and got many others frozen. My background was not particularly what you will call a comfortable home but we sure had basic amenities.  I have lost a lot of contemporaries to drugs, abortions, cultism, riots and a host of other vices.

 My story would not be complete without the experiences I’ve had on this side of the globe. The first part of every story is where you come from. When you accept and understand where you come from it helps you see the radar to where you are going to. And when you do, why not share it?

REASONS YOU DON’T TELL STORY?

We do not share our stories because we are not in fact not purposeful. There is something about your story that is meant to contribute to the world. And because it is your story, no one else can tell it. It is your unique finger print. You waste your life experiences trying to be a copycat. We all have unique experiences that grows into a great transformational and life changing story.

We withhold our stories because we aren’t proud of them.  Truth is life always happens. There may be certain aspects of your life or past you aren’t proud of. But until you own it, you will not heal. It is your story keep your head up, keep your eye contact and never look down. we have discountenanced sharing our stories because we think they are not vital. Sharing your story is not about you, it is about your audience. When we don’t share our stories, the less value we are to ourselves and to others.

we don’t share our stories because we are caught in the self- righteousness and don’t want to lose it. We only paint half of the story and carefully select our highlight. We withhold our crucible.

We don’t want to share some aspects of our story because of lack of confidence. We lack the boldness to talk about some areas of our lives. Sharing our stories makes us vulnerable. Honestly, it takes confidence and a daring mind to share personal stories but remember there is power in vulnerability.

WHY YOU SHOULD SHARE YOUR STORY? 

 Life is a story. Our achievements and successes are not severable from our story.  Our stories make us who we are. I feel a thriller to a movie should direct us to see the movie, but what happens in real life is that the movie is never released.

We connect with each other. When we share our stories it resonates in the hearts of those who listens to us. Our stories make us connect with one another. We begin to see the uniqueness of our development alongside what we have in common.

We become relatable. Sharing our stories adds value to our electric lives and the collectiveness of our live experiences.

 Sharing your story is therapeutic. It makes you heal and help others heal. These stories may seem like lemons but when shared becomes lemonades. We should be free to share both the good, not so good and bad experiences. They are both sides of the same coin and are equally important.

Sharing your story boost your self-confidence and transparency. It takes confidence to talk about the uncomfortable things about you. And when you do, you realize that you don’t have anything to hide, to prove or to defend. Now that is where life begins.

Sharing your story gives you a sense of purpose. Whatever you have gone through in life has the ability to change others. It helps others learn from our experiences. The traces of our past gives us a sense of direction and destiny.

The scar on our skin should remind us of battles won, the fire we survived and the flood that didn’t drown us. We should talk about our failures, the heartbreaks, the disappointments, depression, family problems, financial problems, childhood etc. all the seemingly uncomfortable topics even while we sing our praises.

Ultimately, when we share our stories, it points people to see “Adam’s invincible hand.” What I will call GRACE, showing us a well of limitless possibilities, inspiring hope and breakthrough to as many.

Thank you for coming with me this far, I will appreciate your feedbacks. Please follow us on all our social media platforms. Also if this was helpful, we will love you to start sharing your stories. The voice palace is here for you. You can send us your story, an event or experience and how you overcame. I guarantee its confidentiality.

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Matt. 15:26-28 He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.” “Yes it is, Lord,” she said. “Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table.” Then Jesus said to her, “Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.” And her daughter was healed at that moment.

Sometimes I imagine myself in this woman’s shoe and I see myself leaving after such a response: humility is a virtue, and this woman had it, that even her comparison with A Dog did not discourage her from receiving her miracle(medal). The woman had persistence and faith that her problem will be solved.
Medals are won by disciplined and focused people.

How disciplined and focused are you in achieving your set goals?

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Welcome to the voice palace blog!

Evelyn Pulle

Perhaps you are like me right now having to start a project or business, make a certain decision despite a host of unanswered questions glaring at you in the face, probably like the whole world stuck in the midst of an un-fetched reality with great uncertainty of a day called tomorrow or wondering what this blog has to offer LOL! 

Please stay with us.  Dealing with uncertainties and fear of the unknown can be over bearing.  I have to confess that starting this blog was a bit of a task especially with overwhelming uncertainties but I guess we are here now.

Uncertainties usually come when we get unsure of the next phase of our lives, the resultant effect of our decisions or inactions. I guess it is also an accompanying pandemic to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The whole world seems to be hitting the snooze button. Sometimes, we plan and insist we have to figure things perfectly even before we begin acting on them. This often meets a bad reality because things may not be all figured out before we start.

Life is a handful of uncertainty. We cannot keep tarrying or putting our lives at a fix until things get certain.

Do it afraid!

Like I don’t have all the words but I am still going to write all the same. This is my first blog post and I am sort of overwhelmed with this mixed feeling and today I have decided to launch my blog; not that the fear has gone but that; one major testament of conviction is the ability to act in the presence of fear, obscurity and great uncertainties.

It is okay to have fears and doubt especially as it relates to an unknown.  Fear is an indispensable emotion that is part and parcel of our existence. It is okay to fear and have doubts but instead of allowing them close your mind, allow them open your eyes to the many opportunities at our grasp.

You have to deliberately come out of your comfort zone and keep a great attitude. Welcome uncertainties with positivity that life holds a bunch of good stuff for you. And the only way to unravel such a precious gift is just ACT!

One of my favorite words are “the flowers of  today are the seeds of yesterday”  (John L Mason)

May we never fail to act today because we are unsure about tomorrow. Let the uncertainties of tomorrow propel us to act today.

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