“You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.” — Winston Churchill

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“To master our breath is to be in control of our bodies and minds.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

The Miracle of Mindfulness

Notes From the Country – When Do I Get The Manual?

Notes From the Country - When Do I Get The Manual? — Read on http://www.whendoigetthemanual.com/2018/02/19/notes-from-irish-countryside/ How to recharge your batteries... by getting out into the countryside by my favorite writer!

Campaign : Hope

Do you want to change the world? I did. So, I took action. I became a monthly contributor to Charity : Water. This organization provides clean drinking water to people all over the world who need to most. For my birthday, I created Campaign : Hope so that you could easily take action as well. …

My Birthday Wish

https://my.charitywater.org/lane-beck/campaign-hope Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to drink -- even the water in our toilets is clean! But many people around the world don’t have that luxury. Every day, about 1,400 children die from diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation. But …

Campaign : Hope

This week I am celebrating my 48th birthday! That is wonderful, but I've been thinking a lot about privilege lately. My privilege allows me to live in a world where I can think about celebrating my birthday. Millions around the globe today, do not have that privilege and many never will. They struggle to meet their …

Happy Fri-Yay!

...to all my awesome blog followers! I have now been blogging for 10 months and recently surpassing 100 WordPress followers! ... and it is all you. I appreciate you. I appreciate your support. I appreciate your feedback. I appreciate our community. Wishing you happiness, mindfulness and a true sense of purpose! If you haven't joined …

The Spring | Join Me In Bringing Clean Water To People In Need Every Month

Scott Harrison’s story is compelling. I had heard him tell the origin story of Charity : Water on Paula Pant’s Afford Anything Podcast. The link below presents a 20-minute video version of the Charity : Water story. I dare you to not shed a tear. Impressively, in their first 10 years, Charity : Water has …

My 8-Month Blogiversary!

Today marks eight months since I began blogging. I know what you're saying... "Can it be?" "Lane, himself, is actually writing something?" Yes, it is me. I came from behind the curtain to say... Thanks! Thanks for allowing me into this amazing blogging community! Thanks for all the support I have received from the WordPress …

Memento Mori

When I was small(er than I am now), I went on a good many roadtrips with my father. Not to sound too twee about it, but these car journeys often led down long and curving country roads flanked by hedgerows and higgledy-piggledy stone walls and endless green fields. There were no streetlights or footpaths. Houses […] …