Part of my inspiration for this ten-year journey comes from the lyrics of a song sung by John Lennon. “So this is Christmas and what have you done… another year over and a new one just begun”. Year after year, this song would play and it would be a reminder to me of how I was going to make a difference. Year after year, I didn’t. This is the time of year when we all get a new starting line put in front of us, we set goals to better ourselves and the world around us. In a way, this song was my starting line. I finally realized that one gets only so many starting lines in one’s life. It was time to start the race.