The IKUNA Blog

And We Back...

If you look at the last blog post date, it has been nearly 5 years to the date since we posted last. Time waits for no one but at the same time we are excited to re-launch with a new sense of purpose and pride in the work we do. Thank you for sticking with us. 

Our series of upcoming posts will describe where we've been, what we've been up to and what is coming. We look forward to engaging with you in various ways and sharing the work we will continue to do. 


Am I My Brother's Keeper?

In a world laced with selfishness, this is a refreshing example of the exact opposite. A great story about two brothers, sacrifice, and their love for one another. You may have seen this over the past couple of weeks. Stories like this deserve to be shared. Check out their recent interview on the Ellen Show.

Thank you for sharing the love boys.

Overcome. Achieve. Victory. IKUNA.

You Can't Talk Your Way Out of What You Behaved Yourself Into

As we took a knee after my final football practice in high school, the coach told the team that if we didn't pursue a life of purpose and set goals for ourselves, we'd be in jail or dead within a year. Many of us shrugged it off as just talk...

I left home for college a few weeks after high school. I believe my parents were happy about that move. I was just happy about having one of my best friends with me. After a partial year at school he decided to return home and a few months later I...

Sometimes we have to take a step back...

A few months ago life took us for a bit of a ride. I have a heart full of gratitude along with a reaffirmed appreciation for the precious gift of life. I am thankful to the many of you who said prayers on our behalf and provided the needed support during that difficult time.Thank you.

It's easy to forget that there are more important things in life than what may seem important at the time. It only takes a quick reminder to put things back into perspective. They say when stuff gets crazy...

12 Marathons in 12 Months #iamikuna

I continue to be amazed by what this girl can do. She is a great example of setting goals, planning it, putting in the work, and achieving what you set out to do. I have so much more to say about her but the following is what was said on Amazon about her recent book (kindle) release and her experience of running 12 marathons in 12 months. You can get it here for only $1.99.
"A revealing, funny, honest, and inspiring memoir from a self-described “ordinary person” who tackled