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Grace Ling Yu

You Sure Know How To Make Grace Cry

I want to belong to a community that values community over self, expression over silence, humility over ego, authenticity over artificial, and above all, love over hate. Stop Drop And Dance Dear Friends, Yesterday after my 9:30am Stop Drop And Dance class, I was starting to say goodbye when all of a sudden, everyone startedContinue reading “You Sure Know How To Make Grace Cry”

Insane in the Membrane: My First Covid-19 Test

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” Coretta Scott King Dear Friends, This past week, I got a sore throat, followed by a stuffy nose, runny nose, and head congestion. Of course, I got paranoid that I might have caught Covid-19. My husband has been gettingContinue reading “Insane in the Membrane: My First Covid-19 Test”

Surviving Covid-19

“If you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something about it.” John Lewis Dear Friends, A few weeks back, I shared a TikTok video I had made about getting intentionally pushed by an older white male walking out of an ice cream shop inContinue reading “Surviving Covid-19”

Keep Your Eyes Open

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” Martin Luther King Jr. Dear Friends, Those of you on Facebook have already read my story that I will be sharing in this post. I share it not for pity. Not for attention.Continue reading “Keep Your Eyes Open”

Good Still Exists

“When the world around me is going crazy and I’m losing faith in humanity, I just have to take one look at my dog to know that good still exists.” @dogsareloveon4legs Dear Friends, My puppy, Miya, turned 11 years old yesterday. She is our first “daughter.” She was the first one to teach my husbandContinue reading “Good Still Exists”

Summer Feelings

“Laughter is an instant vacation.” Milton Berle Dear Friends, Congratulations to ALL the graduates of 2020. It might not have been the way you expected, but I guarantee it will be one to remember. The entire world celebrated with you. Congratulations to ALL the teachers who got into the teaching profession to share their loveContinue reading “Summer Feelings”

Can You Breathe?

“In this house, we believe: Black lives matter. Feminism is for everyone. Humans are not illegal. Science is real. Love is love. Kindness is everything.” Dear Friends, I wanted to title this week’s blog, “Speechless.” And end it there. But I can’t. If I am speechless, then that means I’ve gone back to staying silent.Continue reading “Can You Breathe?”

Turning 101.

“You go through life wondering what is it all about but at the end of the day it’s all about family.” Rod Stewart Dear Friends, Lately I have been getting migraines every week. On Fridays. Until Sunday. Every week. I think I know why… I mean, I do know why. Lack of sleep. Constant stress.Continue reading “Turning 101.”

The Covid-19 Pandemic Through a Cancer Survivor’s Perspective

“You will listen to a bird, really listen to it; you will look at a city sidewalk or a mountain or a single beautiful tree, and really see it. And you will finally – finally – live in the moment. Because that is all we have.” Laura Holmes Haddad Dear Friends, One of the beautiful moments of shelter-in-place has been… theContinue reading “The Covid-19 Pandemic Through a Cancer Survivor’s Perspective”

May or May Not

“May you… May you fall into your own arms. May you speak the words you need to hear. May you have gratitude with each breath. May you build your dreams with faith. May you embrace your soul with kindness. May you bring wisdom from your past. May you choose peace instead of anger. May youContinue reading “May or May Not”

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