Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week by Jonathan Bloom AKA Frazley Sparkspan. New Episode every Sunday.
May 13th, 2018 | 4 mins 34 secs
cooking, flair, inspirational, japanese steak house, motivational
This past week I ate at Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse. While I was there, I was mesmerized by the chef cooking the food in front of us. The whole time, I was just mesmerized by their cooking. An action we don’t typically see publicly at a restaurant, and it was amazing just to watch.
May 6th, 2018 | 3 mins 21 secs
anxiety, critics, inspirational, judges, motivational, worry
I was at a dance competition this past weekend. I performed my best, but only because I didn't think about the judges while I was dancing.
April 29th, 2018 | 15 mins 2 secs
chance, inspirational, journey, motivational, risks, success
This week I reflect on the risks that I have taken and how they have gotten me to where I’m at now. Each risk has added pieces to the puzzle of who I am.
April 22nd, 2018 | 10 mins 15 secs
bad news, control, imperfections, inspirational, motivational, negativity
It is easy for me to focus on imperfections and bad news. Things that I can't control. This week I want to look at that and how it can have a negative impact on me.
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.