St. Joan of Arc’s own birth on the Epiphany – JAN 6

January 6 marked the second-oldest Christian feast day after Easter. Also known as 'Little Christmas,' the Feast of the Epiphany is a day of religious observance for many Christians around the world. Joan of Arc's birth was not officially recorded in the small town where she was born however the people of her town remembered that she was born on Epiphany, or Twelfth-night, which is January 6. The Epiphany celebrates the revelation of God in human form in the person of Jesus Christ and part of … [Read more...]

Nicolas Loiseleur Who acted as a Spy Against Joan During Her Trial

Nicolas Loiseleur One of Joan's Judges in Rouen Nicolas Loiseleur, Aucupis, was born at Chartres in 1930, and was master of arts at Paris in 1403. He was not admitted as bachelor of theology until October, 1431. Already canon of Chartres in 1421, he was made a canon of Rouen in the place of Martin Ravenot, who remained faithful to France. He fulfilled for the Chapter many delicate missions, going to Paris, for example, to take part in various trials. On July 8, 1429, he was delegated, … [Read more...]

Write! ~ “Right!”, Larry James

Write! ~ “Right!” Have you ever written in a journal? It's a great way to put your private and personal feelings on paper. It is important to get your thoughts "out of your head" and make them tangible by putting them in writing. Often the thoughts you have about your relationship are disconnected from the real issue. Your mind skips from one thought to the next so rapidly you have no time to focus on thinking about what really matters. Journaling is for women AND men. Men … [Read more...]

Black History Month celebrated in OCTOBER

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is celebrated annually in the United States and Canada in February and the United Kingdom in October. Negro History Week (1926) The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson and the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Anniversary of Joan of Arc’s Crowning, July 17

Joan of Arc's Crowning Achievement On July 17, 1429, Joan of Arc fulfilled her primary mission to have Charles VII crowned and anointed as King of all France. Joan had predicted that she would lead Charles to his crowning in Reims when she had begun her mission only a few months earlier in 1429. What had seemed impossible to everyone except Joan occurred that summer day in late July of 1429 in the Cathedral of Reims when Charles VII was crowned King of France. Many people, including … [Read more...]

Celebrate Independence Day in United States, July 4th

Independence Day in the United States, also known as the Fourth of July or simply July 4th, is a federal holiday. The holiday is always celebrated on July 4th, although when July 4th falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the federal holiday day off is extended to Friday or Monday respectively. Independence Day is annually celebrated on July 4 and is often known as "the Fourth of July". It is the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Patriotic … [Read more...]

ECO-FRIENDLY CRAFTS, 10 THINGS TO RECYCLE

Doing your part to help the environment and keep discarded items out of landfills doesn’t have to be simply your civic duty; it can also be a fun and creative way to add interesting decorative touches to your home. If you find yourself in need of some funky, unique picture frames and have the following items lying around the house, don’t throw them away! Instead, create some brand new frames to showcase your favorite snapshots. Reclaimed Barn Wood – If you live in a rural area, … [Read more...]

“88 Books That Shaped America”, LOC ~ Celebration exhibition June 25 – Sept 29th

“Books That Shaped America” The Library of Congress –the world’s largest repository of knowledge and information–is beginning its multiyear “Celebration of the Book” with an exhibition, “Books That Shaped America,” opening June 25. The exhibition is part of a larger series of programs, symposia and other events that explore the important and varied ways that books influence our lives. The “Books That Shaped America” exhibition will be on view from June 25 through Sept. 29 in the … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "The strongest human instinct is to impart information, the second strongest is to resist it." Writer, Kenneth Grahame Your Action for today is ... 'to notice whether you are imparting or resisting information'. Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox   Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

  Your "QuoteAction" of the day:    "The kindness we resolve to show tomorrow cures no headache today." An Unknown Author Your Action for today is ... 'to go out of your way to show some kindness to someone.'       Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox     Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – St. Joan of Arc * Tribute

      WOMAN of ACTION  with Courage of Faith in the Divine Feminine       Joan of Arc Joan was born the daughter of Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée in Domrémy, a village which was then in the duchy of Bar (later annexed to the province of Lorraine and renamed Domrémy-la-Pucelle). Joan's parents owned about 50 acres (20 hectares) of land and her father supplemented his farming work with a minor position as a village official, collecting taxes and heading the … [Read more...]

The Commune of Women, Suzan Still

Of Chaos and the Ethics of Writing: An Introduction 'Chaos demands to be recognized and experienced before letting itself be converted into a new order.' --Hermann Hesse Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Suzan Still and I’m a writer and, I’m delighted and honored to say, I’ve just become one of A Celebration of Women’s newest Women of Action. What’s more, this column will a regular feature on A Celebration of Women’s website and I think we’re going to have some … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Gloria Stewart (Stuart) *Tribute

A Celebration of Women is very excited to share with the Women of our World this perfect example of perseverence, strength leading to fulfillment of a dream. ...hers, making History in a Role for the movie: Titanic. A GEM! WOMAN of ACTION Gloria Stewart (Stuart) {July 4, 1910 - July 4, 2010} Centenarian Gloria Stuart (born July 4, 1910) is an American actress. Over a Hollywood career that has spanned more than 70 years,Stuart appeared on stage, in television … [Read more...]

SIOBHAN WILCOX – Quote Action of the Day

  Your "QuoteAction" of the day: "The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." Poet and Educator, Mark van Doren Your Action for today is ... 'to look for an opportunity to share your knowledge with someone else'. Have an extraordinary day! Wishing you Love, Light and Peace in your day. Siobhan Wilcox Be the change that you want to see! Siobhan Wilcox 3435 Camino Del Rio Sth, Suite 112 San Diego, CA … [Read more...]

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