Another of my old blogs.
In truth I have always liked and found inspiration in the tale of the Maiden of Orleans.( Jeanne D’arc or Joan of Ark, Or Saint Joan if you are catholic) To have a calling, and to follow it all the way through even unto death, there is something admirable in that, and romantic in nature if one ponders it long enough.
And for a 14 year old girl( if I remember right) in that time and place to do what she did, truly one god(dess) or another must have been on her side. If nothing else surely the virtues of faith, courage, conviction, and self sacrifice could be learned form her.