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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”  

WELCOME TO MY BLOG!! It’s day 1 and here we are, LIVE! Make sure you check out the ‘about me’ page to get to know a little more about the author and sign up today so you can start leaving me comments and we can all get to know each other a little better.

The quote is from Lao-tzu, ancient Chinese Philosopher, and can be traced back to over 500 years BC. Now they didn’t have blogs back then and it was a little harder to get your ideas out there, but these great philosophers and writers are still influencing our ideas and thoughts today and you can find these quotes on magnets and posters all over the world. Imagine being so respected and influential in your time that over 2000 years later, people are still inspired by your teachings and seek out to learn more about you.

Image courtesy of Vladimir Konolov Photography

Image courtesy of Vladimir Konolov Photography

Now I don’t profess that this blog will be any such inspiration and I don’t dare compare myself to the honourable Lao-tzu or any other great philosopher but it did make me wonder, who are our modern day philosophers and where are we getting our inspiration from today? Continue reading

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