George Harrison Meditation

Dear Reader, I offer here a George Harrison meditation. Before we embrace (or struggle with) the meditation practice we might take for granted, or if we are just beginning to consider a contemplative discipline, let’s look to someone who made our predicament possible…

Our meditation begins on a recent hazy Saturday morning. In a t-shirt, shorts and a baseball cap, my neighbor Paul was tinkering with the speedboat in his front yard. As I headed out my driveway for a run, Paul looked up and waved. On weekends from Boston, Paul and his wife visit their summer camp here near Harvey’s Lake in Northern Vermont. Not anxious to begin my efforts (it had been a while), I walked across the narrow road separating our houses to say hello.
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