or


[02/19/13 - 11:33 AM]
Oprah Winfrey and Pastor Rick Warren Discuss Living "A Purpose Driven Life" on "Oprah's Lifeclass" Sunday, February 24
Plus: an update from a former guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" who survived being held hostage in 2005 by the Atlanta Spree Killer after reading "The Purpose Driven Life."

[via press release from OWN]

OPRAH WINFREY AND PASTOR RICK WARREN DISCUSS LIVING "A PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE" ON "OPRAH'S LIFECLASS" SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Los Angeles - Oprah Winfrey and Pastor Rick Warren, author of The Purpose Driven Life, discuss the fundamental concepts explored in his best-selling book in an all-new episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass," the popular series where Winfrey engages with thought-leaders in inspiring conversations about principles that guide our lives. The episode airs this Sunday, February 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

In part two of Winfrey's conversation with Warren, the two help viewers answer life's biggest questions: 'What on earth am I here for?' and 'What is my purpose?' They talk about the three levels of existence: survival, success and significance, and how to start living your life with more purpose. Plus, an update from a former guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" who survived being held hostage in 2005 by the Atlanta Spree Killer after reading The Purpose Driven Life.

EXCERPT: Winfrey and Pastor Warren discuss living in "survival level," the first of three levels people live in:

Winfrey: Pastor Rick believes that everybody lives at one of three levels in life. Okay? Survival--

Warren: Survival, success, or significance. And we're gonna talk about those tonight.

Winfrey: And only when you reach the highest level-- that is significance-- are you living your life with purpose. So, first of all, define each of the levels.

Warren: Well, survival is pretty self-explanatory. America's filled with people living at survival level emotionally. And at survival level emotionally you're just putting in your time. You're just checking the time card. You're waiting for the weekend and you're dreaming of going on vacation or retiring. If you're--

Winfrey: I see some heads nodding out there. Anybody out there-- you know what we're talking about-- in survival mode, right? You just--

Warren: If you're always just getting by and emotionally you just feel like, "I'm tired and I'm sick. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired." Then you're at survival level. And if you're only goal is to simply get through the weekend, then you have a whole lot more in store for your life than that.

EXCERPT: Winfrey and Pastor Warren discuss the different factors that drive our lives:

Warren: Now, I don't call it "The Purpose Driven Life" by accident. If you look up the word "drive" in a dictionary, "to drive" means "to guide, control, or direct". Guide, control or direct. Everybody's life, Oprah, is driven by something. And this is the difference between success and significance. There are a lot of successful people whose lives are driven by guilt. There are a lot of successful people who are driven by the approval of others.

Winfrey: Yeah.

Warren: If you live for the approval of others, you will die by their rejection.

Winfrey: Oh, that's good.

Warren: So some people are driven by guilt, some people are driven by fear, some people are driven by resentment, some people are driven by insecurity. Some people are driven by the past: "I've always been this way!" So they can't see themselves in a new way. Some people are driven by their parents, and maybe their parents have even died, but they're still hearing that voice in their mind, "You'll never amount to anything."

About "Oprah's Lifeclass"

Oprah Winfrey takes the stage as teacher in one of the world's biggest classrooms to share and discuss the principles that guide our lives. The series is a true multi-platform experience with millions of students from over 200 countries around the world engaging with Oprah on-air, online and via social media in inspiring conversations. Follow @OprahsLifeclass on Twitter and join the conversation using #Lifeclass.





  [february 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· OPRAH WINFREY SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· OPRAH'S LIFECLASS (OWN)











[09/22/14 - 09:21 AM]
ESPN's MLB Postseason Impact Games: Orioles-Yankees, Giants-Dodgers Full National Telecasts Added to Schedule
The network announced today it has added two additional Major League Baseball Postseason Impact Games to its schedule.

[09/22/14 - 09:14 AM]
USA Network to Premiere Original Comedy Series "Benched" on Tuesday, October 28th
Eliza Coupe stars in the single-camera comedy about a high-powered corporate lawyer's fall from grace into the rough-and-tumble world of the public defenders.

[09/22/14 - 09:06 AM]
Spike TV Presents an Evening of Eddie Alvarez's Greatest Fights
MMA fans can sit back enjoy Eddie Alvarez's two most memorable bouts against Michael Chandler for free on Spike TV on Saturday, September 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/22/14 - 09:04 AM]
A Snowboard Pro Gets a Brand-New Bro in Nickelodeon's New Live-Action Buddy-Comedy, "Max & Shred," Premiering Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Jonny Gray and Jake Goodman star in the series, airing weeknights at 7:30/6:30c.

[09/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
Paul Simon Joins Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends for This Week's George Harrison Celebration on "Conan"
The celebration, which begins tonight, also features previously announced performances of Harrison songs by Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends.

[09/22/14 - 08:44 AM]
Bounce TV Sets Second Season Premiere Date for "Family Time": Tues. Oct. 14 @ 10:00 p.m. ET
Plus: Bounce TV will encore the first season on Tuesday nights from 10:00-11:00 p.m. (ET) with two-episodes back-to-back starting September 23.

[09/22/14 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts CBS, NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Madam Secretary" opens to 14 million viewers and a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49.

[09/22/14 - 08:27 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 for the Night in Every Key Demographic - Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/22/14 - 08:26 AM]
"Jerrod Carmichael: Love at the Store," His First Stand-Up Comedy Special for HBO, Debuts Oct. 4; Spike Lee Directs
Prior to the premiere of his special, Carmichael embarks on a six-city Love at the Store Tour, beginning Sept. 24 in Philadelphia and culminating Sept. 30 in Los Angeles.

[09/22/14 - 07:42 AM]
SundanceTV Begins Production on Sophomore Season of Original Drama "The Red Road"
Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson and Julianne Nicholson co-star in the new season, due in mid-2015.

[09/22/14 - 07:40 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Highest-Rated NFL Game of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/22/14 - 06:48 AM]
ION Television Invites Viewers to "Get Wrapped Up in the Holidays!" with Five All-New Original Holiday Movies
The new titles, including "Merry Ex-Mas," "A Christmas Mystery," "A Christmas Kiss II," "A Perfect Christmas List" and "Back to Christmas" begin airing Sunday, November 30.

[09/22/14 - 06:00 AM]
Kudos, AMC and Channel 4 Strike New Partnership Deal on "Humans"
The series is set in a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a "Synth" - a highly-developed robotic servant eerily similar to its live counterpart.

[09/22/14 - 03:01 AM]
OK! TV Produced Special "Ray Rice: Celebrity Bad Behavior" Is an In-Depth Look at Celebrities and Athletes After Their Brushes with the Law
The special premieres this Tuesday, September 23 at 10:00/9:00c on ReelzChannel.

[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.