The power of modern communication

By Brenda Essig aka Zanymuse (Zanymuse) on November 9, 2010

The www offers us a Wider Window into the World. makes that window more efficient. Using the easy tools and options provided anyone can create their own web space to explore the possibilities, meet people, discover new ideas and revisit old ones. You can set up your cubits space to do all that and more. And it's FREE!




On the internet we can find others who share our interests no matter what those interests are. We can share our knowledge and experience with those who are seeking information. We can build friendships and develop groups.

I was able to see the power of this amazing technology first hand through my Dad. He was a Baptist preacher. The Church and the Bible were his life and when his health made it necessary for him to retire from the pulpit he was left feeling useless and his feeling of self worth began to present as depression. His physical limitations were less important 2010-11-08/Zanymuse/aca1f0at that point than the depression. Depression  was reducing his quality of life. He needed   a way to interact with people again. He needed to teach. He needed a congregation to watch over.

This is not about his religion, it is about his NEED to feel active again. The same NEED applies to all of us. We NEED to be a part of the world we live in. Because of my Dad's need, I began to learn about establishing a web site and was able to provide him with an outlet for his knowledge. Over the next few years, that site grew and his depression shrank. He looked forward to the comments from visitors to the site and excited when he realized that he was recieving visitors from across the nation and then from around the globe. He set up a map to pinpoint the locations of his guests and he was inspired to finish writing two books.

The internet gave him back a reason to awaken in the morning. When he passed away we recieved messages from over a thousand people who had become close to my dad through that website. They were grateful for all he had given them. I was grateful for all they had given to him.

That was before cubits and it took me weeks to figure out how to set it up and make his web page work. I struggled to learn the ropes and pull it all together. With cubits it would have been much faster and easier!

The internet is a place where people of all ages, races, creeds, can come together and learn from each other, learn to appreciate our differences and interact with people which we might otherwise never have had a chance to get to know.

You don't have to be a shut-in to enjoy the WWW (Wider Window to the World)! Let give you that window now!

Many shy people find it possible to "speak out" in a forum when they would not be able to do so in a face-to-face situation.

We don't ask if the helpful information we are given is from an young person or an elderly person. We don't care if they are beautiful or disfigured. We don't care if they are of a different racial makeup, if they are fat or thin, rich or poor. We get to know them for the information they share with us and the way they respond to us. We learn by a person's responses if they are humorous, always serious, silly, knowledgeable, or friendly.

When we establish our own cubit we have control that we do not have when visiting other sites. We set the tone for our site and we can edit out or block anything or anyone that we find offensive. That is a wonderful feeling, to have control and to be able to make our web home as safe and comfortable as our real life homes.

There are countless arenas for us to participate on the Internet. Blogs, chat rooms, forums, personal web sites, news sites...the possibilities are almost endless. Here at we have been given a unique opportunity to set up our own Internet presence where we can introduce ourselves and get to know others.

There is no other place like cubits where anyone can set up a site with the combined tools available to us here and find such a remarkable number of people eager to assist them. Whether you are a first time on the web newcomer or an old hand at codes you will find this community to be welcoming and helpful. . . AND IT'S FREE!

*Have you dreamed of having your own web store but didn't know how to make it work for you? has made it easier than ever and if you need help setting it up there are a lot of wonderful people here who will assist you. Start by creating a cubit . How? Follow the easy step by step instructions HERE.

*While the store feature is currently free, there may be a small fee added for that function later.

If you want to understand the concept of Cubits read the FAQ's here.

Still need help? There is a forum for questions HERE

For help with images please visit me at  The Playpen of Graphics where you will find tutorials on how to make banners and a database of free images, including many ready made banners that are free for you to use.

Some people prefer to participate as visitors and some as hosts. No matter what your preference is, I'm glad you are here.

To all my friends here at Cubits: Please remember that if you have a facebook account, you can help spread the news about cubits by clicking the LIKE button below this and any other article of interest to you.

About Brenda Essig aka Zanymuse
I have been playing on the www for many years and in the process have created several small web sites. I am curious by nature and the opportunity to be a small part of this new community as it evolves has been a real pleasure.

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Comments and discussion:
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Zany is Over-The-Top Special TwinLakesChef Nov 15, 2010 1:18 AM 8
Thanks for sharing.. Bubbles Nov 14, 2010 12:43 PM 6
The power of modern communication TBGDN Nov 10, 2010 3:11 AM 1

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