Blog Category : Celebrating in the Dark

LoveGram: Allowing + Unraveling


Hello, my dear friend. I almost didn't create a LoveGram for you today.  Not because I don't love you, but simply because this week has been such a jarring and heartbreaking time here in the United States. And also, because I didn't quite know how — or if — to address eve...

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Love in Action


First of all, I want to thank you for all of our connections in 2020. You mean so much to me.  HOLY TOLEDO! What a year, what a year, what a year. I'm grateful for all of the support and love I've received from you. I hope you've felt, as I have, that we are indeed, walking each...

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Connect with people you love


  For those of you who are in the United States, I wish you a beautiful Thanksgiving week. I know this is a challenging time for many of us who can't be with the people we love because of the pandemic. Our traditions and rituals are either altered or impossible this year. ...

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LoveGram: Make the Morning Shift


Good morning, friend. I send you love and ease on a quiet Sunday morning. Here's your link to today's LoveGram.  I woke up this morning feeling dread. Everything in my body felt heavy. I couldn't think of anything I was looking forward to.  And then I remembere...

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LoveGram: Tiny Joyful Connections


Hello friend.  I send you good thoughts on a quiet Sunday morning. Here's your link to today's LoveGram.  Today, we're continuing our conversation about tiny slices of delight.  After I sent you the video earlier this week, my friend Greggie...

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Sunday LoveGram: Small Delights


Today, we're talking about tiny moments that feel extraordinary. How essential they are, especially during difficult times.   Last weekend my clan decided to get out of the house and have a socially-distanced outdoor night picnic at Lake Merritt in Oakland.  I brought ...

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Sunday LoveGram: In the Dark


Today's audio LoveGram is being sent to you from a moment when I can come up for air, in the midst of some darkness. I talk a lot about the metaphor of a nightlight — that saving grace we can find during times when we feel like we are lost in the dark. I repeat it a lot because it i...

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Sunday Love Gram: Do this for yourself


Welcome to another Sunday. It's not even 8am and is already hot here in San Francisco. It makes me miss my mom and barefoot days in Ohio with her — long breakfasts out on the patio, water balloon fights, and bonfires in the evenings. (Hi mom, I know you're reading this! 👋) It's...

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You Belong.


Hello, Earlier this week I was talking to my friend Rosemerry about the "dark night of the soul." I don't know if you've ever had one of those periods in your life, but I have. When I was young, all the way through my twenties, I had a lot of anxiety and depression. I never fel...

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Sunday LoveGram: What Saves Me


Hello, friend. I’m sending you a pinprick of light this Sunday morning. May my words offer you a few minutes of connection + uplift. Today’s audio LoveGram started with the sound of a siren just as I was about to record. It’s an apt metaphor for this time of so much loss,...

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