Jean Houston, Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose

Dear Friend, Everywhere I go, people come up to me and tell me how profoundly their lives have been changed by taking my Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose 7-week Online Course. REGISTER HERE And nothing makes me happier than knowing that the course is helping people live their highest purpose, because as you probably know, that’s what the world needs right now, more than anything. Here are a few more excerpts from letters I’ve received from course graduates talking … [Read more...]

Celebrating ALL SAINTS DAY – NOV 1

All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints, or The Feast of All Saints) is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honor of all the saints, known and unknown. All Saints' Day is the second day of Hallowmas, and begins at sunrise on the 1st of November and finishes at sundown on the 1st of November. It is the day before All Souls' Day. In Western Christian … [Read more...]

“Keeping Men and Boys safe” 2013, (IMD) – NOV 19

"Keeping Men and Boys safe" 2013, International Men's Day (IMD) - NOV 19 International Men's Day (IMD) is an annual international event celebrated on 19 November. Inaugurated in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago, the day and its events find support from a variety of individuals and groups in Australia, the Caribbean, North America, Asia, Europe and Africa. Speaking on behalf of UNESCO, Director of Women and Culture of Peace Ingeborg Breines said of IMD, "This is an excellent idea and would give … [Read more...]

Shanette Seipt – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this determined single Mother, an entrepreneur that followed her passions and found Success! Working through all the challenges that building a business takes, this powerhouse grew her business into a community hot spot that helps other women find their passions.           WOMAN of ACTION™   Shanette Seipt            Shanette Seipt started as a single mom with a dream … [Read more...]

Global and regional estimates of ‘violence against women’

WHO report highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions’ JUNE 2013 | GENEVA - Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. The report, Global and regional estimates of 'violence against women': Prevalence and health … [Read more...]

Foods to Try, 25 edible wonders not to miss!

Whether you exist on a diet of classic comfort food or are a naturally adventurous eater. There are certain foods that you should make a point of trying at least once in your lifetime! These are twenty-five of those edible wonders, from simple pleasures to experiences with eating dangerously; with fabulous recipes linked in for your at-home pleasure! Venison – A staple in the diets of some hunters and many Europeans, non-hunting Americans may not be familiar with the high-moisture, … [Read more...]

Austria – UN chief calls ‘listen to voices of women and young people’

UN chief calls on countries to listen to voices of women and young people Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) signs autographs for fans outside his hotel in Vienna, Austria. UN Photo/Mark Garten   Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonstressed today the need to empower women and youth, who have been at the centre of recent social protest movements worldwide, and warned countries against ignoring their voices as they are critical to countries’ development.“Tahrir Square [in Cairo] and the … [Read more...]

Frieke Karlovits – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is excited to Celebrate the Life of this Amazing Woman who is devoting her life to helping others, as she is educated and experienced. Having started her Career juggling 3 boys and a career, she is definitely a Woman of Action that understands the pressures and is able to teach others to "Fish". WOMAN of ACTION™ Frieke Karlovits Frieke tells A Celebration of Women, in her own words all the way from Austria: " A very … [Read more...]

St. Stephen’s Day (Celebrate the Meaning of..) – December 26th or 27th

    St. Stephen's Day       December 26th or 27th , 2011   St. Stephen's Day, or the Feast of St. Stephen, is a Christian saint's day celebrated on 26 December in the Western Church and 27 December in the Eastern Church. Many Eastern Orthodox churches adhere to the Julian calendar and mark St. Stephen's Day on 27 December according to that calendar, which places it on 9 January of the Gregorian calendar used in secular contexts. It commemorates St Stephen, the first Christian martyr … [Read more...]

Catherine the Great – Tribute as WOMAN of ACTION

Catherine the Great ... a Tribute Catherine was born in 1729 in Stettin, Prussia, which is now Szczecin, Poland. Her original name was Sophie Fredericke Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst and she was a German princess. Sophie moved to Russia in 1744 and was married in 1745 to the Grand Duke Peter of Holstein. Sophie converted her religion from Lutheranism to Russian Orthodox, and her husband Peter became Peter III of Russia in 1762. However, her husband was not very well liked … [Read more...]

Maternal Health Thematic Fund is Taking Action!

Maternal Health: Reviewing Progress and Looking Ahead UNITED NATIONS, New York — Donors, representing both governments and the private sector, today joined UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin and staff to review major achievements made possible by the Maternal Health Thematic Fund in 2010. The thematic fund supports high-impact and low-cost investments in countries with the greatest burden of maternal death and injury. UNFPA launched the Maternal Health Thematic Fund in 2008 to … [Read more...]

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