Vulnerability, New Experiences, and Life

by Lance Ekum

“With each passage of human growth we must shed a protective structure [like a hardy crustacean]. We are left exposed and vulnerable – but also yeasty and embryonic again, capable of stretching in ways we hadn’t known before.” ~ Gail Sheehy Trying something “new” – you know that feeling where it can feel a bit […]

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Peace, Love, and Photography

by Lance Ekum

Today's video highlights two people who are awakening to their greatness and making a difference in this world.  Ashley and Filip have started a project – Peace, Love, and Photography – to raise money for several charities.  They are doing this by actively involving people from all parts of the world, as they travel and […]

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Discovering Your Greatness

by Lance Ekum

There’s always tomorrow.  Have you ever thought or said that (or something similar)? See – when we’re cruising through this thing called our life, and things are going as they normally do (and often, even if they’re not all that normal) – there’s this sense that tomorrow is always there. And tomorrow – leads to […]

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What Does Courage Look Like?

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: ToGa Wanderings “The more you do, the more you’ll do.” ~ Anonymous Courage.  It’s an interesting thing. A guy risks his own life to save another life.  That’s courage. A woman enlists in the armed forces, and fights to protect a country.  That’s courage. A child stands up for herself when an adult […]

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Love Is

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: HimynameisEuan “Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.” ~ Gary Zukav Soft music. Dimmed lights. Candle-lit. A service of healing, for all who want it. Deeply. And for whatever healing that might mean. The time: nearly two years ago. This was the third such […]

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Focus and Succeed

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: Jerrycharlotte “I don’t care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.” — Zig Ziglar Focus. It’s an interesting thing…focus is.  At this very moment, I’m […]

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Comfort Zones, Yoga, and Change

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: Joel Olives “How does one become a butterfly?” she asked. “You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” ~ Anonymous Comfort Zones Mmmm…that big cushy sofa in your living room.  The bed you’ve had for ten years.  The same family vacation spot you’ve visited […]

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Inspiration: Music

by Lance Ekum

Andrew Zuckerman Music Trailer from Andrew Zuckerman Studio on Vimeo. ~ Comments Closed ~

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Just A Drop

by Lance Ekum

photo credit: 27147 “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” ~ Mother Teresa What are you doing right now?  Does it feel small and insignificant?  Does if feel like you are really doing (being) something worthwhile, […]

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The Path to Success

by Lance Ekum

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” ~ Zig Ziglar It’s a warm Sunday afternoon.  The breeze by the […]

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