The Power of Love

by Lance Ekum on · 13 comments

“At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.” ~ Plato

I have watched this video several times, and it continues to be a powerful example of what love is all about.  Watch it and be inspired!

Lance writes stories from his heart, aiming to inspire and motivate, as you align more fully with YOUR true peak. When he's not here, you can find him hanging out with his family, riding a bike, or just generally acting goofy.   Sign up for the Thoughts from the Treehouse newsletter and get additional inspiration in your email inbox!
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Davina July 29, 2008 at 2:45 am

This was very touching Lance.


Ribeezie July 29, 2008 at 2:58 am

Lance: talk about inspiring! You got me all riled up with this video. It truly is an inspiring site to have seen father and son go through it all. To push themselves in such a way…it’s simply amazing.


Barbara Swafford July 29, 2008 at 3:24 am

Hi Lance,

What a beautiful and touching video/story. THAT is what love is all about, isn’t it?


chris July 29, 2008 at 1:07 pm

Inspiring and poignant!


Robin July 29, 2008 at 6:08 pm

That’s very moving Lance – Thanks. It’s so interesting the way people have those bonds where they will do ANYTHING for another person.


Lanceman July 29, 2008 at 11:21 pm

@Davina – It really is touching what love can do!

@Ribeezie – This is very inspirational to me also – and gives me hope that I can accomplish whatever I want to.

@ Barbara – Yes, that is what love is all about!

@ Chris – Well said!

@ Robin – It is amazing what the human spirit can do!


Linda Abbit July 29, 2008 at 11:53 pm

Powerful, beautiful, unforgettable!

Thanks for sharing, Lance.


Evelyn Lim | Attraction Mind Map July 30, 2008 at 5:50 am

Hey Lance, I like this video too! It’s always nice to come back to it again and again!


Marelisa July 30, 2008 at 5:13 pm

Lance. I saw this video a while back and I couldn’t stop crying. They’re truly inspirational.


Lanceman July 31, 2008 at 5:13 am

@Linda – this is just a very touching video, and very powerful!

@Evelyn – I agree, I’ve watched it several times, and it’s always still very moving.

@Marelisa – They are inspirational, and that’s what makes it so powerful to watch!


Mark Salinas July 31, 2008 at 1:11 pm

Very touching video indeed. I always like your quotes.


Lanceman July 31, 2008 at 3:45 pm

Thanks Mark!


Mama C August 1, 2008 at 9:43 am

wow. I sat here watching this video holding my infant daughter and crying. What a powerful example of two people united in spirit and in love.


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