I recently had the privilege of visiting Christ the King Retreat Center (off Van Maren), a sanctuary of peace in the middle of town. On the beautiful grounds, there is a labyrinth that I enjoyed using as part of my prayer time. There were new things God spoke to me while using this form. It was also interesting as I walked the pattern, how at times it felt I was really close to the center and then the path would lead to an outer section, often how we feel seasons of closeness and distance from a “destination” and yet His presence is with us each step of the way.
I’ve adapted an explanation of the labyrinth and its history from The Surrendering Guide by Carlo Walth. You can learn more about his ministry at www.mentoringsacredarts.com
The Sacred Walk is the ancient practice of “Circling to the Center.” Labyrinths have been in use for over 4000 years. Various traditions have used the spiral designs as a symbol of their search for meaning and guidance.
Meaningful Design: The labyrinth is often divided neatly into four Read more »