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The Helical Heart

Day 84: March 25
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Awareness
In The Month of: Discover

The Helical HeartTheir are a harmony of spirals within the human heart that include a myriad of functions. The muscular shape of the heart is formed by a process of folding into a helix  in four basic motions or narrowing, shortening, lengthening and widening. The actual spiraling nature of this action was not fully understood until Dr. Francisco Torrent-Guasp dissected the heart to find where the heart began and ended. Previously spirals were known to exist internally and externally in the way the ventricles opened to allow the nature of blood flow to spiral though the heart and the natural electrical system flow, though not until this new discovery of the heart’s very nature was it ever considered as a spiral.

Today’s solo walk of reflection allowed for a deeper listening that engaged feeling to experience the path of blood flow through the heart and the expanded breath opening the spiral of our heart and the folding back into place in exhalation. To be still in the realization of this wonder of our continual nature made up as a spiral and then to walk the spiral in conjunction with this concept. The falling in love, out of love and spiring into and out of action may be more emotional in nature, though when connected to the breath it is easier to see the very nature of our ability and actions inspiraled in our existence.

Today’s inspired design follows the spiraling nature of the heart unfolded flat and narrowing, shortening, lengthening and widening in the way of its natural design.

A suggestion to walk with:

On this 84th day…
Create a helix of awareness as you turn and weave your way spiraling into the center of your experiences today. Observe what you walk away with in each.


March’s Focus

As it is now the third month of the year and our last month of growing awareness before we delve into the ways of education, allow this month be one that creates both the light hearted discovery and profound realization. How can you create more awareness with the labyrinth personally or in the ways you share with others? Where do you notice a spiral effect that takes you to the point or away from it? Be on the lookout for the spiraling nature this month.

  1. Realize
    In the 31 Days this month offers, become aware of the daily realizations that you create and discover. Walking daily creates compound interest in what you look forward to and discover each day. Let March become your month of expanded capacity as you walk to make each day and adventure in exploration of what more you can explore. Seek to spiral into new and inspiring realization and whether it is rich and profound or light hearted and amusing… be open, walk with intention and you are bound to come away larger.

2. Surprise
One can realize and find much in the depth of understanding that awareness offers us, though when we look forward to realization of that depth and awareness, it can inspire new ways of appreciation and discovery in both our  process and capabilities as we are constantly growing, no matter what age. Invite the element of  surprise into what you realize as it can lift what you discover into seeing a bit more than before.  Notice the spiral effect of how you move from realize to surprise and make discovery more significant and true.

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Always Learning

TLS 365 Experience #278
December 3, 2017

Always Learning in the walking of a LabyrinthAs a facilitator of the labyrinth walk and education, there is something to learn in every offering or presentation. I am a continual student as it is a continual teacher. The first presentation of a walk I offered to a group of individuals was my first invitation to the real learning of the labyrinth. The presentation in Powerpoint was not able to play. The music for the walk skipped in the portable CD provided, people showed up late talking loudly, some walked in together instead of separately, and as one walked out she cursed the calmness, as she had many things to do on this day. This was one of the most wonderful experiences for those who attended and such a beneficial learning about what it offers us in release, surrender and to accept things as they are. Rights and Wrongs all end up taking a turn to a new direction on the labyrinth at some point, so after awhile if you are focused on what you came for, you don’t think about the right or wrong of anything, only the moment. Many years later, I learn something new each time I walk.

Today’s Experience submitted by:
Francine Sparks, Labyrinth Facilitator

The TLS 365 Experience: A Cycle of Giving & Receiving

1. Give
Share your own “Experience” and add to the wisdom:

2. Receive
Read/Bookmark/Apply the Daily Experience:

The cycle of giving and receiving is a cycle of caring and sharing of our wisdom and appreciation

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