Pamela Gray Daniel

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“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

“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 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

“If you wish to be a writer, write” – Epictetus I am a published author. I wrote my first book ten years ago, and my second book is scheduled to be released in May 2020. I have always enjoyed writing, but due to a major disappointment with my first book, I gave up. I didn’t write for almost ten years. It wasn’t until I began to heal myself that I was able… Read More

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle Onassis Did you ever notice how effortlessly we can focus on all of the things that are going wrong? My mom tells this story about when she took me to the circus as a kid. She bought me balloons and one of those cool lights to wave in the air during the show. We watched in… Read More

“Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible.”- Leo Tolstoy Knowing your purpose. How many times have you heard people say, “What is the meaning of life?” or “Why are we here?” Have you ever said it yourself? If you have not yet found yourself questioning your existence, you will. Even if you feel like you understand your purpose for being in this world, you will likely… Read More

“The goal is to grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner wellness without your conscious permission.” -Unknown We all want to feel in control of our lives. The problem is life is not exactly predictable. We can try to prepare for all that life sends our way. Still, we will inevitably encounter a situation where we have no control. The only thing you can… Read More