Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week by Jonathan Bloom AKA Frazley Sparkspan. New Episode every Sunday.
April 15th, 2018 | 5 mins 15 secs
difficult, inspirational, motivational, practice, skill
As we get better at things, we forget that it once was difficult. I reflect on some things that I once thought were difficult to do.
April 8th, 2018 | 4 mins 18 secs
anxiety, dread, fear, inspirational, motivational, worry
I am finishing up a course for college. I was dreading it beforehand, but now with a few assignments to go, why did I dread this course so much?
April 1st, 2018 | 4 mins 37 secs
belief, foolish, idea, inspirational, motivational, viruses
It is April Fools Day in the United States. This got me thinking about how am I being foolish in the ideas that I believe about myself.
March 25th, 2018 | 4 mins 10 secs
age, inspirational, motivational, old, young
I am turning 28 on Tuesday. This got me thinking about the idea of not being too old or too young to do something.
March 18th, 2018 | 4 mins 29 secs
anger, failure, inspirational, mistakes, motivational
There is a part of me that I am not proud of. A side of me, that sometimes lashes out in fear.
March 11th, 2018 | 28 mins 6 secs
creative process, creativity, inspirational, motivational, podcasting, writing
I sat down this week to talk with Brandon T. Blaylock about writing, and the creative process. I had a great time talking with him. We talked about some of the struggles of creative writing, and about sharing your voice.
March 4th, 2018 | 4 mins 34 secs
influence, inspirational, motivational, today
We are surrounded by people now that we can be an influence to. We don’t need to wait until later to make a difference.
February 25th, 2018 | 6 mins 3 secs
In our world, I find it is important to be a Light in the Darkness. I talked about being a Light, and how I keep my Light shining.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.