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Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim!

Peggielene Bartels, A.K.A. King Peggy, is currently the King of Otuam, Ghana. She was chosen to be one of only three female kings in Ghana, and when she discovered that male chauvinists wanted her to only be a figurehead, she said: “They were treating me like I am a second-class citizen because I am a woman. I said, ‘Hell no, you’re not going to do this to a woman!’” When she encountered corruption and the threat of embezzlement to the royal funds, she declared “I’m going to squeeze their…

Bible Journaling by Kaylee King @wethreekingsillustrated

Fuck yeah, Carrie Fisher!!

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Ondine (2009)

"Ondine." An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net who he believes to be a Selke (a water nymph). This is a charming movie, directed by Neil Jordan, with Colin Farrell. I highly recommend it.

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Samurai suit worn by fearsome 5ft tall Japanese warrior woman set to fetch £40,000 at auction

Japanese Woman's Samurai armour, dating to the 1800

Or, "How to be a stong, independent woman in a traditional fairy tale"

Feminine Alchemy Crete Retreat, October, where the goddesses and bee priestesses once reigned. Reclaim the wholeness and health of being a women.

from Balle Millner

The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power..

"Male leaders are celebrated for their successes, while their excesses are typically excused as the necessary and expected price of masculine ambition." - Kara Cooney, The Woman Who Would Be King: ...

Parts of this book were moving, while other chapters were so funny I nearly collapsed laughing, but the whole thing was thought-provoking and definitely worth a read.