Walking the Labyrinth
When I walked the labyrinth, the first thing I did was try to think deep thoughts. I wanted, I yearned for, a knowing I’d never had. But I kept noticing the people, how I’d walk with someone or several someones for a while, but with the constant turnings the people kept changing.
Then I walked alone for a while. I saw the outside walls. I felt as if I swam upstream. Was I doing this wrong? Why were they all bunched up and I all alone? But then I noticed how clear the path became, and I began to watch how near or far it took me from the center where God awaited. I’d get near until I felt chills from being so close only to turn and find myself inexorably drawn to the outer rings - away from my ...