INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Butterfly Love

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Memorial Day with Roxanne Williams, Come Home Soon

What effects did World War 2 have on women in America? Women began to do the jobs that the men used to do. They worked in factories, steel mills, and on fighter planes. A woman who worked in an industrial or manufacturing job was refered to as "Rosie the Riviter". More independent, less willing to lose their new gained power, managed America when men were at war. Also set new standards of female participation in Wars, pilots, shippers and nurses. Women married earlier in life, … [Read more...]

LOSS of a Loved One – Donna Bellafiore

Resilience - The Ability to Bounce Back “And thus, like the wounded oyster, he mends his shell with pearl.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson   All of us experience major disruptions at certain points in our lives and think that sometimes we've been pushed to the edge and almost about to blow. In fact, this is an expected and predictable hallmark of the human condition. For some, these hard times come frequently - the impact of the trauma is overwhelming and recovery, if it comes at all, … [Read more...]

MEMORIAL DAY – May 31, 2011

A Celebration of Women sends our respect to the fallen and prayers to the families left behind. There is also evidence that organized Women's Groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War: a hymn published in 1867, "Kneel Where Our Loves are Sleeping" by Nella L. Sweet carried the dedication "To The Ladies of the South who are Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead" (Source: Duke University's Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920). … [Read more...]

Joan of Arc’s death on May 30, 1431

Joan of Arc’s death on May 30, 1431 How appropriate that Memorial Day this year falls on the anniversary of Joan of Arc’s death on May 30, 1431, which is her Feast Day. Memorial Day began in America as a way to remember fallen soldiers and honor them for their service and ultimate sacrifice. While Saint Joan of Arc was not an American soldier she certainly was the epitome of a true soldier and deserves to be remembered and honored for her service to all humankind. Joan’s feast day is … [Read more...]

Celebrating Victoria Day: 24 Week-end!

  Victoria Day 2011 Long Weekend Overview In 2011, Victoria Day falls on Monday, May 23.     Victoria Day is a public holiday observed across Canada on the Monday before May 25th.     Victoria Day is celebrated on the first Monday preceding May 25th. It is a statutory holiday throughout all of Canada except the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island). Victoria Day falls on the second to last Monday … [Read more...]

REMEMBRANCE DAY – November 11

  A Celebration of Women honors all those that have Fallen in honor... lest we ne're forget.   Remembrance Day     November 11 Memorial celebrated in the Commonwealth Countries     Observance in the Commonwealth Australia Barbados Bermuda Canada New Zealand South Africa United Kingdom Northern Ireland Observance in other Countries France & Belgium Germany Hong Kong Italy Ireland The Netherlands Poland United … [Read more...]

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