A girl only sixteen years old,
(Is this not something supernatural?)
who notices little the arms she bears
for she has been brought up for this,
so strong and resolute and natural.
And not one of her enemies can stand up to her
and instead they flee before her and run.… Read more
Joan: I heard voices telling me what to do. They come from God.
Robert: They come from your imagination.
Joan: Of course. That is how the messages of God come to us.
—George Bernard Shaw,
Saint Joan (1923)… Read more
I made a Joan of Arc podcast.
On a day when I was still reeling from having to ‘clean up’ a website job for a customer that hadn’t exactly gone according to plan. Then I looked at the clock: Two hours left before having to pick up Jay from daycare.
I felt numb, unable to find out how to Quickly Do All The Personal Things I Had Been Missing Out On Doing these past weeks, and which I had looked forward to getting started on yesterday!… Read more
Doing a podcast about Joan of Arc.
Something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I don’t really have the time to do this regularly – not by a longshot. But it felt really good to do just a little bit to start it.
I mean, it just feels wonderful to be reminded that how much energy I get from reading and thinking about Joan of Arc.… Read more