Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, passes at 78

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the American-led forces that crushed Iraq in the 1991 Persian Gulf war and became the nation’s most acclaimed 'military hero' since the mid-century exploits of Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur, died on Thursday in Tampa, Fla. He was 78. The general, who retired soon after the gulf war and lived in Tampa, died of complications arising from a recent bout of pneumonia, said his sister Ruth Barenbaum. In 1993, he was found to have … [Read more...]

HONOR, What Does It Mean to Be Honorable?

Honour or honor (see spelling differences; from the Latin word honos, honoris) is an abstract concept entailing a perceived quality of worthiness and respectability that affects both the social standing and the self-evaluation of an individual or corporate body such as a family, school, regiment or nation. Accordingly, individuals (or corporate bodies) are assigned worth and stature based on the harmony of their actions with a specific code of honour, and the moral code of the society at … [Read more...]

Susan McIsaac – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is excited to Celebrate the Life of this woman, born into a loving and Faith filled family,  who has devoted over 20 years of her life working to help others, in the NON-PROFIT sector.  Her diligence and perseverence in a very tough business of  'fundraising'  has lead her to the Top of the UNITED WAY, Canada.  Our World is priviledged to have this Canadian Woman with the leadership qualities and human spirit that this Lady possesses.  Susan is and will always … [Read more...]

The Four Agreements ~ Miguel Ruiz

THE FOUR AGREEMENTS 1. Be Impeccable With Your Word Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. 2. Don't Take Anything Personally Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Oprah Winfrey * Tribute

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to share this Tribute, for one of the most Active Woman of North America, (perhaps the Most Multi-faceted Woman), rising above seemingly insurmountable challenges, against all odds, has risen to the Top of the World in Accomplishment, Business, Charity, Media and Notoriety. Help us Celebrate the Life of one of the most Amazing Women in our World, and one of the strongest examples of Courage under Fire, Grace under Pressure; well, put simply...a CLASSY … [Read more...]

The ABC’s of Virtue?

The ABC's of Virtue... The FOUR CARDINAL VIRTUES Temperance Prudence Fortitude Justice 'tis the Season to work towards Peace in our Homes, where Charity should begin.... ___________________________________ Assertiveness Being assertive means being positive and confident. You are aware that you are a worthy person with your own special gifts. You think for yourself and express your own ideas. You know what you stand for and what you won’t stand … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: No Honor in Murder

  THERE IS NO HONOR IN MURDER     I never knew that there was such a thing as "honor killing" until I learned about it from Equality Now about seven years ago. The term itself is an oxymoron. How can there be honor in killing? How could the family's honor be worth someone's life? I read of a seventeen year old Turkish woman who was murdered by her fifteen year old brother after she left the women's shelter where she had been staying. She had gone into the shelter to escape violence at home. … [Read more...]

Brazil Our Lady of Aparecida – Celebrating October 12

Our Lady of Aparecida Draws a Crowd in Brazil October 12 Brazil Celebrates Our Lady of Aparecida as a National Holiday. Reuters Pictures; 12 months ago Devotees pray to Our Lady of Aparecida at Basilica catholic church in Aparecida do Norte, 180 km (112 miles) north of Sao Paulo, October 12, 2009. Thousands of Catholics participated in the pilgrimage. Every year on October 12 more than a hundred thousand people flock to visit the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida … [Read more...]

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