Living and Giving

The Classic Pamela Positive: Wisdom from Sissy Spacek on Why You Are Here

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\”You are here to make the world a better place because you\’ve lived.\”

– Sissy Spacek






Living means giving. It means glorious ways in which we serve others that warm our heart! It also means lessons learned. It also means mistakes. And through it all, we learn, grow and share to help. This helps makes the world a better place, and all the people coming after us. Do Live!







Sissy Spacek is an American actress and singer. Her breakout role was as Carrie White in the horror film \”Carrie\”, for which she earned her first Academy Award nomination. Sissy was born in Texas, moving to New York after graduating from high school. She was greatly affected by the death of her eighteen-year old brother Robbie in 1967. In total, she has been nominated for an Oscar six times, and won for Best Actress in 1980 for her role as country star Loretta Lynn in \”Coal Miner\’s Daughter\”. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011. Sissy is married to production designer and art director Jack Fisk, and has two daughters, Schuyler and Madison.