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Meditation Mediation

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I want to share about a coincidence at a recent meditation meeting. When I arrived, I noticed a man with long, matted hair and a beard to match, wearing wrinkled, dirty clothes. My first thought was he might be homeless. He had quite a few belongings in several paper bags and a backpack. After I exchanged words of welcome with this newcomer, I realized he might have mental health issues or an addiction (or both). The secretary indicated that the newcomer came bearing gifts for us, instant coffee and other goodies, all in a brown paper sack. He lovingly set the

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