to Paths of Peace, a site for labyrinth resources. To learn more about me,
Labyrinths are ancient patterns, thousands of years old, and found all over
the world. Over the centuries, labyrinths have been used by many different
societies in many different ways. The story of the evolution of labyrinths
is both fascinating and mystical, and is best told by labyrinth historian,
Jeff Saward of Essex, England, who has researched labyrinths for many years.
For accurate and detailed information on the history of labyrinths, I refer
you to Jeffs website, Labyrinthos.
sign of God is that we are led
to a place we did not intend to go.
is a perfect description of my labyrinthine journey, and one that is shared
by many others. The labyrinth seems to find us, we are led to it and it leads
us to places and people we would not otherwise discover.
labyrinths and mazes have fascinated me all my life, I never expected the
transformations I have experienced. My own labyrinth journey has offered the
ability for me to blend my art and spiritual life and provide opportunities
for others to explore their own spirituality and connectedness. It has led
me into churches, schools, prisons, hospitals and other public and private
spaces where labyrinths are being used and embraced.
walking can provide a sense of calm that is conducive to meditation, self-exploration
and prayer. Though the labyrinth is thousands of years old, these ancient
patterns still speak to us today. I believe our culture is so steeped in rapid
stimulation, information and technology that we are yearning for places for
quiet introspection and release. Labyrinths provide that well of solace where
we can go to drink deeply.
a labyrinth encounter, I hope that in moving through these pages, from the
dancing feet of the Intro page to the 3-Dancing Women on the Contact
page, you will also find inspiration, new awareness and be led to a deeper
these pages I share ways in which I can assist you on your journey, be it
to create a labyrinth of your very own, offer a retreat or workshop to your
group, school or organization or provide resources and ideas to inspire you.
have been led to this place. My hope is that you will discover something here
that will surprise and truly delight you.
to the Paths of Peace. May your journey be richly blessed!