A labyrinth may be many things to many people, and yet, not be the same experience for the same person at a different time.

The journey through a labyrinth helps us to focus on our faith, understand the contradictions we endure, and love ourselves and others whom we may overlook within our "warp factor" society.

Although primarily a tool derived from the Christian faith, this is a path for anyone to use to help develop ourselves and our relationships with our creator, family, friends, associates, and acquaintances.

All of nature is built upon subtle, but absolutely critical patterns. From our own DNA chains, to the migration patterns of wildlife, we exist within patterns.

The labyrinth is, in essence, a simple pattern that encourages tranquility, understanding, peace, and love.

When walking through a labyrinth, we reach within ourselves and find the essence of our creation.

A simple pattern, but critical to our being.

- J.W. Brown


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When I meditated on the word guidance, I kept seeing “dance” at the end of the word.  I remembered reading that doing God’s will is a lot like dancing.  When two people try to lead, nothing feels right. The movement doesn’t flow with the music, and everything is quite uncomfortable and jerky.

When one person relaxes and lets the other lead, both bodies begin to flow with the music.  One gives gentle cues, perhaps with a nudge to the back or by pressing lightly in one direction or another.   It’s as if two become one body, moving beautifully.

The dance takes surrender, willingness, and attentiveness from one person, and gentle guidance and skill from the other.  My eyes drew back to the word guidance.  When I saw “G”, I thought of God, followed by “U” and “I”.  God, “U” and “I” dance. God, you and I dance.

This statement is what guidance means to me.  As I lowered my head, I became willing to trust that I would get guidance about my life.  Once again, I became willing to let God lead.

                                                                   Author Unknown


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