A labyrinth is an archetype, a divine imprint, found in all religious traditions in various forms around the world. It is a release, receive, and return experience. San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral has a couple of them, equally open to regular church goers and visitors; they were introduced by the Rev. Dr. Lauren Artress in 1994. Located on top of beautiful Nob Hill, these are jewels for those who seek to meditate or to see something different. Here is what the church’s website says:
“By walking a replica of the Chartres labyrinth, laid in the floor of Chartres Cathedral in France around 1220, we are rediscovering a long-forgotten mystical tradition. The labyrinth has only one path so there are no tricks to it and no dead ends. The path winds throughout and becomes a mirror for where we are in our lives. It touches our sorrows and releases our joys. Walk it with an open mind and an open heart.Quiet your mind and become aware of your breath. Allow yourself to find the pace your body wants to go. “
Each time you walk the labyrinth you become more empowered to find and do the work for which you feel your soul is reaching.
Content by Lupita Peimbert. Source: GraceCatheral.org – #Labyrinth @Lupitanews #SanFrancisco.