Be Great TODAY - Weekly Inspiration
About the Show
Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week by Jonathan Bloom AKA Frazley Sparkspan. New Episode every Sunday.
Episode 25: Impacting Someone Else’s Life - The Big and Small Things We Can Do To Positively Affect Another Person
February 18th, 2018
3 mins 56 secs
impact, influence, inspirational, kidney, motivational, transplant
I witnessed a kidney transplant last weekend. It got me thinking about how I can impact someone’s life in big and/or small ways.
Episode 24: Nervousness
February 11th, 2018
4 mins 9 secs
inspirational, motivational, nervous, nervousness
Nervousness is something I believe all of us encounter. It can prevent us from succeeding in what we need/want to do. Listener Zephirah shared her experiences with nervousness.
Update: The kidney transplant has gone successfully. Both parties are recovering. All signs look good as of Saturday, February 10th, 2018.
Episode 23: Don’t Let A Small Cold Stop You
February 4th, 2018 | 4 mins 51 secs
I recently had a cold that caused my voice to not return to normal for about a week. I never let it stop me. Life throws curveballs, and we can't let them stop us!
Episode 22: Waiting For Better
January 28th, 2018
3 mins 50 secs
better, inspirational, motivational, patience
In life, I find there are many things that may come across my path, but sometimes I have to wait for something better.
Episode 21: Savor Each Bite - Enjoying Every Moment, Just Like Your Favorite Dessert
January 21st, 2018
3 mins 36 secs
dessert, inspirational, moments, motivational, savor
Just like your favorite dessert, be it pumpkin pie, ice cream or any dessert you can imagine--it is beneficial to enjoy each moment.
Episode 20: Walking In The Snow: Doing Things When There Are Obstacles
January 14th, 2018
6 mins 56 secs
inspirational, motivational, obstacles, snow, work
I have been walking in the snow this winter. Days when it is slippery, cold, wet and I still go ahead and walk anyway. This got me thinking about when life gives us obstacles to what we do.
Episode 19: S.M.A.R.T. Goals
January 7th, 2018
8 mins 28 secs
goals, inspirational, motivational, s.m.a.r.t., smart
I have learned a lot about S.M.A.R.T. goals. I discuss some of the goals I have set for myself, and how I have done with them.
Episode 18: Saying Goodbye to 2017
December 31st, 2017
11 mins 15 secs
2017, 2018, inspirational, milestones, motivational, new year, new years eve, podcasting, study
As we end 2017, I look back at two major positive things that have happened in my year.
Episode 17: My Christmas Wish
December 24th, 2017
8 mins 21 secs
christmas, holidays, inspirational, life, moments, motivational, wish
My wish this Christmas is to be able to enjoy each moment. To appreciate how precious life is!
Episode 16: Commitment
December 17th, 2017
5 mins 6 secs
commitment, inspirational, marriage, motivational
I reflect on my commitments, as well as the models of commitment in my life.
Episode 15: Friendships
December 10th, 2017
5 mins 11 secs
friendships, impact, inspirational, motivational, seasons
What impact do our friends have on us? What effect do we have on them? Jonathan explores the seasons of friendships in his own life.
Episode 14: What Do You Tell Yourself?
December 3rd, 2017
5 mins 52 secs
inspirational, motivational, perspective, self-talk
What do you tell yourself? What permission are you giving yourself on how you view who you are? Your self-talk may be affecting you.
Episode 13: How to Fly a Firetruck to Belize
November 26th, 2017
belize, calling, caye caulker, dream, firetruck, inspirational, motivational, vision
What if you had a calling, but didn't know how to fulfill it? What would you do? Listen this week as James York III shares his inspiring story about how he never gave up. He successfully helped bring a firetruck from Columbus, OH to Caye Caulker, Belize.
Episode 12: Perspective
November 19th, 2017
5 mins 32 secs
decisions, personality, perspective, relationships
What is our perspective of how we view the world? How does that affect our decisions, as well as the ways we relate to others? I explore perspective in this episode of Be Great TODAY!
Episode 11: "Perfection" (Featuring Interview with Kaz, creator of the winning Hogger Cosplay at BlizzCon 2017)
November 12th, 2017
17 mins 12 secs
blizzcon, cosplay, hogger, inspirational, motivational, perfection, world of warcraft
What is perfection? Why do we strive for it in what we produce? How do we see our work vs how others see our work? This episode contains an interview with Kaz, who won the BlizzCon 2017 Cosplay Contest as Hogger from World of Warcraft!