This is the time when you need to take a good rest and take a break but you can’t, simply because the world continues to turn, and you just have to run after time to deliver ’cause if not, if will be more difficult…
I haven’t been badly sick for years not until now. Yes I am sick and I am not the type of person who usually announce this to the world. I prefer to be perceived as strong but this time, I just have to bow down and be humble.
When I woke up on Saturday morning I already have a sore throat. This is soon followed by headache early in the morning. Too bad, getting caught in rain in Manila made it worse. Thanks to my heavy bag which contains checkmyschool.org materials for the talk and San Beda, I got body pain. And last Sunday Mr. fever and Ms. LBM also visited me.
I am writing this blog not to rant about what I am feeling. I just want to make a point here. I want to rest. Take a break. Heal myself. I am asking God to help me. There are just a lot of things going around that I can’t control and it’s pulling me to just keep going.
Please do not get me wrong. I am given the chance to completely take a break and rest. But it is not just possible. The people needs me. I have a time to consider since we are operating in output basis.
I consider myself a responsible person. I do not feel comfortable knowing that I left some work behind. If I can force myself, I will do it just to finish the task. I always go over my limits. I do not let challenges overcome me.
Now this is the time I am keep myself still and keep silent for a while.
I asked God what I supposed to do. He said that I should take a break and rest. Things will be in order. For now, I just have to place all the things I have to do in greater hands. I just have to take that leap of faith and trust that I will be fine soon to take my new challenges.
This course is designed for young people aged 18-30 who are actively involved in making a difference in their communities. The course aims to help its participants learn about the UN’s 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), their specific targets, and their importance as a framework for global development. The course will then focus on how young people can work towards contributing to the MDGs, what can be done locally, and the potential for young people to make a difference. The course will be led by young professionals from UNDP and UNFPA and will also draw on local experts from UNDP and other UN organizations and will combine theoretical and practical knowledge. The course will be restricted to 40 participants chosen by application – preference is given to participants who are active in their communities and who intend to use the course material to help them make a difference in their communities. Participants must be able to attend all sessions of the course and complete homework tasks in order to obtain a certificate of completion. Participants must also have regular internet access (at least 5 hours per week) to join course sessions. Students who may also be disadvantaged are also encouraged to apply.
About the course sponsors:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and youth to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.
Youth Action for Change is a global, youth-led organization inspiring and empowering young people worldwide to become active agents of change in their own communities, so as to be able to tackle the issues affecting them and the world at large.
Youth Dividend is a dynamic youth led organization in Pakistan working to develop, inform, inspire and mobilize young people through leadership training, peer education, awareness raising, skill building, policy and advocacy.
Application (HOW TO APPLY):
Register your interest in participating in this online course by reading the YAC student guide attached and completing the online application form at [ http://kwiksurveys.com?u=MDGCourseAugust ] by the 15th July. Successful participants will be notified by the 22nd July, 2011.
Our student guide can also be downloaded here [ http://tinyurl.com/2brn6dm ]