Pamela Gray Daniel

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“Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what others think is impossible.”– Rodolfo Costa What is wanted and unwanted are different ends of the same subject. I desire to live in a world that is fair and just, where everyone is acknowledged, affirmed, and valued equally. This phrase has become my north star, and it is my guide in all… Read More

“Overwhelmingly America is still struggling with irresolution and contradictions. It has been sincere and even ardent in welcoming some change. But too quickly apathy and disinterest rise to the surface when the next logical steps are to be taken.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Universe has gifted us with an opportunity to review ourselves and make hard decisions. Will we do just enough to appease our comforts, or will we… Read More

“Fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”- Ruth Bader Ginsburg We are in desperate need of societal healing and unity. We all need to do our part to see substantial, durable change. It can all seem so overwhelming, and far too often, we are looking for a way to make a change in the troubling behavior that we… Read More

Love is patient, love is kind.It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking,It is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.Love never fails. Once you are aware of your connection with others, you realize being petty, intentionally wounding, or belittling… Read More

“We each have a story of wounds.Our wounds need to be shared transparently.Wounds can heal with forgiveness.Walking victoriously with our scars can bring encouragement and hope to others.”Dell Maestra, The Last Grain Of Salt When I was 16, I got the phone call; it was from a boy I liked. He called to say he liked me too—this post isn’t about him, but what happened after that call. I was so excited… Read More

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”- Declaration of Independence 1776 My kids have this book called “Have you filled a bucket today?” It talks about how everyone has an invisible bucket that they carry around. It holds all of the good thoughts and feelings about themselves. It talks about how some… Read More

“The best gift you are ever going to give someone- the permission to feel safe in their own skin. To feel worthy. To feel like they are enough.” -Hannah Brencher Our lens for Understanding and Implementing Diversity and Inclusion in this world is new. In the US, it has been only 50 + years since the Civil rights Movement. Every human civilization has promoted segregation of some sort based upon a dimension… Read More

Artwork by Autumn Skye https://autumnskyeart.com ““A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our… Read More

“The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam.” ~ Bhagawan Nityananda I remember my grandmother’s house very vividly. If I close my eyes, I can walk through as I remember it. I can remember the smells, sounds, and, most importantly, the love. I think that is why I used this home as one of the locations in my book, Life of My Dreams. It was a place… Read More

“You and I possess within ourselves at every moment of our lives, under all circumstances, the power to transform the quality of our lives.”  – Werner Erhard When you are triggered by a situation or someone else behavior, you should be thankful. Thankful, yes, thankful! A trigger is a sign that you have a trauma that you need to heal, and healing is required to live our best life. Most often, our first… Read More