Pamela Carlquist


In my own words:

When writing a biography, how does one truly answer the question: Who am I? I could say I write books and poetry, teach literature and writing courses part-time at a university and conduct writing and meditation workshops. I could add that I speak at conferences about my book, myself and other things. I travel on business and for fun, with my most recent ‘fun’ trips including a trek, river rafting adventure and jungle safari in Nepal, a vacation to Hawaii, a visit with my son and his girlfriend in Canada, a whirlwind tour of New York City, a hike into the depths of the Grand Canyon and two 10-day silent meditation retreats just outside of Yosemite and Sun Valley, respectively. I run, hike, bike, ski, garden and dance. I love life.

Or I could speak about how I feel—I’m happy, happier, I think, than I’ve ever been. I’m leading the life I’ve chosen, doing the things I love and being, for the most part, the person I want to be. I still, of course, have much to learn, do and become, but I’m excited about that, all of it.

And I could write about who I’ve been—the mother of two incredible human beings, the former wife of a dear friend, the partner or former partner of some wonderful men who have added—and still add—joy and blessings to my life; the author of one published book and the soon-to-be author of two others; a presenter, life coach and motivational speaker.

But no matter what I say, most of who I am still remains a mystery even to me, for it resides in the secret chambers of my heart; and even I have only occasional glimpses of it now and then—when I look into the eyes of my sons and see their goodness, for example, or when I dance or ski or laugh with the people—or pups—that I love; or when out in nature I feel the power and pulse of every living being within my soul. My greatest achievements are not my books or classes or titles or trips but the love I share with others and the desire I have to make a little bit of difference somehow in this whole, huge, turbulent, beautiful world.

Where to find Pamela Carlquist online


Moving With God Past the Pain... of Divorce, Death or Any Parting of Lives Once Joined
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One morning nine months after she and her husband had separated, Pam Carlquist began a dialogue that would change her life forever. In a moment of desperation, she sat down with pen and paper and cried out to God for help. To her surprise, she received a response so comforting and wise that she continued the correspondence for over a year. The answers launched her on a journey of healing and love.

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