Oprah and Dairy Queen Speak: “Don’t Get Out Of Order With Yourself

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What a privilege for many Stanford students and Palo Alto go-getters to hear Oprah at Stanford. She came to speak to the students and what an inspiration it was! Continue reading

Classic Pamela Positive: If you feel out of order, here’s the way: Love, love, love! Be it, live it, and that’s your success for today.

“If you feel out of order, here’s the way:

Love, love, love! Be it, live it, and that’s your success for today.”

– Grey T. Full

A Love that is Universal – William Barclay and Pammie Hawley

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“I am a convinced universalist. I believe that in the end all men will be gathered into the love [of God].”

-William Barclay

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“I have no enemies and no hatred…” – Liu Xiaobo, Chinese writer and human rights activist

barbed_safety_Fence_225577_l“I have no enemies and no hatred. Enemy mentality will poison the spirit of a nation’s progress towards freedom and democracy.”

– Liu Xiabo, Chinese writer and human rights activist

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Classic Pamela Positive: Keep Your Balance

rock-balancingI think one key point in life is to maintain balance–balance between time for work, time for loved ones, time for oneself, time for interests outside of one’s business. It’s so important to keep that balance, or we’ll simply burn-out. Continue reading

Undertake Something So Great You Cannot Accomplish It Unaided

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Phillips Brooks, an educator and spiritual leader, advised us to push ourselves into the unknown for a special reason: To become spiritual. Continue reading

“Be prepared to fall in love all over again every day.” – Michael J. Fox

“Be prepared to fall in love all over again every day.”

-Michael J. Fox

This is true for every relationship. Whether it is your husband, partner, friend, calling in life, your labrador, or the beautiful sun we greet each day, be prepared… to fall in love again.

Appreciating all we have is the most wonderful, nurturing gift we can wrap for ourselves, others and the world.  It envelops everything in the giftwrap of love.

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Michael J. Fox is an actor and activist.  He has appeared in iconic roles including Marty McFly in Back to the Future and Alex P. Keaton in the TV show Family Ties.  He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 1991, revealing his condition publicly in 1998.  Since then he has been a powerful activist promoting research for a cure.  He has been married to actress Tracy Pollan since 1988, and they have four children.  Fox is also the author of three books, including the memoir, Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist.