INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Women Rock!

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Rising Above Failure – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Rising Above Failure How to Turn Adversity Into Advantage After earning her doctorate in sociology and teaching for nearly seven years at a university, Francis (a pseudonym) came up for tenure review by her school's faculty committee. Her department head recommended tenure. Francis' students gave her excellent ratings for her commitment and skill at teaching. In addition, she had published two books and several professional articles. Nevertheless, the tenure committee deemed her … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Brave New World

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WOMAN of ACTION™ – Cinda Stevens Lonsway

  A Celebration of Women™ "...Women with the Strength of Lions and the Hearts of Lambs..."   ...is excited to share another Amazing, Loving and Inspired Woman that is following her longing to combine creativity, beauty, health, spirituality, and her desire to make a difference in people’s lives. Her prose ROAR, is one that will absolutely make You Smile, find Your Voice, enjoy Being You and roar for the Pure Joy of being Female!   WOMAN of ACTION™     Cinda … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – The Miracle of Letting Go …

THIS may be one of the most valuable Decisions we can ever make.     Eight Recovery Principles based on the Beatitudes 1.Realize I’m not God; I admit that I am powerless to control my tendency to do the wrong thing and my life is unmanageable. "Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor." Matthew 5:32. 2. Earnestly believe that God exists,that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. "Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Gentle Strength

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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...]

Never, never, never Give Up!

      At some point in the various journeys we embark on in our lives, we get to a part where we feel like giving up. Sometimes we give up before we even start and other times we give up just before we are about to make that huge break-through that we have been putting so much effort in to achieve. I have created this list of 22 reasons why you should never give up and I hope that you will find it before you give up, so that I can inspire you to keep going!   1- As Long As … [Read more...]

Ness: A Mother’s Story

  Ness: A Mother's Story A brief history. ...    I divorced a few years ago now, my husband was an alcoholic gambler.   "We had two beautiful daughters who are now 18 and 21. The eldest went off to university and returned 3 years later with an honours degree. The youngest (being most like her father) hated me for divorcing her dad and chose to live with him. Four years on, she has finally seen the light that her father stands in, for what it is...but this isn't a story about him...it's about … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – Strength of Character

Strength in Character is found ... “Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide (heal) hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.” "When you are at your weakest, you have the best opportunity to build strength. When all hope seems lost, you have the best opportunity to make change. When it seems like things are going nowhere, you have the best opportunity to create a new path. I am sure that if you reflect on your past you will … [Read more...]

Change! “NO! I Don’t Wanna!” – CelebrateLove.com, Larry James

Change! "NO! I Don't Wanna!" We use reasons to explain away why we don't want to do something different; reasons why we don't want to change. If we know that doing something different might help the situation, not doing something different is called "stupid." The best reason why has never solved the problem. Often reasons why are understandable, however what is not understandable is why we feel the need to have our lives dominated by reasons why we didn't do something different … [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...]

'STRONG PERSON' ~ Tribute to the Women of our World

A strong person knows how to keep their life in order. Even with tears in their eyes, they still manage to say "I'm ok" with a smile. Live, Laugh, Love A Strong Person vs A Person of Strength A strong person works out every day to keep their body in shape. A person of strength builds relationships to keep their soul in shape. A strong person isn't afraid of anything. A person of strength shows courage in the midst of their fear. A strong person won't let anyone get the best of … [Read more...]

‘STRONG PERSON’ ~ Tribute to the Women of our World

A strong person knows how to keep their life in order. Even with tears in their eyes, they still manage to say "I'm ok" with a smile. Live, Laugh, Love A Strong Person vs A Person of Strength A strong person works out every day to keep their body in shape. A person of strength builds relationships to keep their soul in shape. A strong person isn't afraid of anything. A person of strength shows courage in the midst of their fear. A strong person won't let anyone get the best of … [Read more...]

Ness: A Mother's Story

  Ness: A Mother's Story A brief history. ...    I divorced a few years ago now, my husband was an alcoholic gambler.   "We had two beautiful daughters who are now 18 and 21. The eldest went off to university and returned 3 years later with an honours degree. The youngest (being most like her father) hated me for divorcing her dad and chose to live with him. Four years on, she has finally seen the light that her father stands in, for what it is...but this isn't a story about him...it's about … [Read more...]

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