Labyrinths can be found in all sacred cultures of the world, from the Hopi to the Australian Aborigines to the Christian cathedral builders. Like mandalas, labyrinths are archetypal collective symbols that transcend all cultures because they are grounded in consciousness itself. Labyrinths are non-denominational: people who walk labyrinths come from all life styles, religious backgrounds & spiritual practices. Visitors walking the labyrinth of river stones.  Photographer credit: Joel…

Labyrinths can be found in all sacred cultures of the world, from the Hopi to the Australian Aborigines to the Christian cathedral builders. Like mandalas, labyrinths are archetypal collective symbols that transcend all cultures because they are grounded in consciousness itself. Labyrinths are non-denominational: people who walk labyrinths come from all life styles, religious backgrounds & spiritual practices. Visitors walking the labyrinth of river stones. Photographer credit: Joel…

"She had forgotten what a mistake it was to come to the lilac maze in the autumn.  The twenty-foot-high tangles of unpruned bushes, glazed with powdery mildew and hung about with dead blossoms, enclosed her in a cheerless world of trampled grass, unfruitful bramble, and seeding dandelions."  [Aerial view of the Carleton College labyrinth on Stewsie Island]

"She had forgotten what a mistake it was to come to the lilac maze in the autumn. The twenty-foot-high tangles of unpruned bushes, glazed with powdery mildew and hung about with dead blossoms, enclosed her in a cheerless world of trampled grass, unfruitful bramble, and seeding dandelions." [Aerial view of the Carleton College labyrinth on Stewsie Island]

A labyrinth walk is often considered a three fold path. Walking the labyrinth is a time of release, quieting, emptying, shedding (Purgation). Standing in the center is a time of awakening, receiving, opening (Illumination). The journey out is a time of return, integrating, strengthening (Union). It is the metaphoric path home.   Take your shoes off unless you need them for support or medical reasons. You may want to approach the labyrinth with a centering thought or a question to…

A labyrinth walk is often considered a three fold path. Walking the labyrinth is a time of release, quieting, emptying, shedding (Purgation). Standing in the center is a time of awakening, receiving, opening (Illumination). The journey out is a time of return, integrating, strengthening (Union). It is the metaphoric path home. Take your shoes off unless you need them for support or medical reasons. You may want to approach the labyrinth with a centering thought or a question to…

"Don't allow the past to hold you back begin each day as a new day with the rising of the sun a reminder of the hope and love you are blessed with.  - Jasmeine Moonsong   original artwork by: **found on pinterest unable to locate source**  http://wiccanmoonsong.blogspot.com/2013/09/daily-message-september-5-2013.html

"Don't allow the past to hold you back begin each day as a new day with the rising of the sun a reminder of the hope and love you are blessed with. - Jasmeine Moonsong original artwork by: **found on pinterest unable to locate source** http://wiccanmoonsong.blogspot.com/2013/09/daily-message-september-5-2013.html

Lisa Moriarty Design

Lisa Moriarty Design

Maze at Fort Miley, CA. Mist, sound of foghorns, swirling water, calming maze of found beach objects (Leslie Williamson 'pic of the day', July 21, 2011)

Maze at Fort Miley, CA. Mist, sound of foghorns, swirling water, calming maze of found beach objects (Leslie Williamson 'pic of the day', July 21, 2011)

The labyrinth of the Amiens Cathedral. Note the female "swastikas" nearby - no, not Nazi propaganda; an ancient Indian symbol since Vedic times.

The labyrinth of the Amiens Cathedral. Note the female "swastikas" nearby - no, not Nazi propaganda; an ancient Indian symbol since Vedic times.

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