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Happy Wishes for 2019!

the 2019 365 Experience Labyrinth Image and Design by theAmusedMuse.com

The TLS 365 Experience begins 2019 with a walking year of becoming aware of the ways in which we are a contribution, how we can learn more and why we become more when we share, add, give or contribute. There is much to appreciate in ourselves and our world when we become part of the experience.

Having created the slogan “Let’s walk the world as one” for World Labyrinth Day many years ago, to appreciate contribution, we might appreciate ourselves and others more as we spend 2019 exploring being a part of the walking ways of the world. 

Our experience includes:

Quarterly Themes of Awareness • Education • Application • Contribution
Monthly Topics to enhance the annual objective
Daily Experiences to embrace, experience, evolve and enjoy

Exploring Contribution can include:

Finding a Walking Buddy from around the world
Becoming part of a world project with the labyrinth
Creating a collective of labyrinths, designs and or community
This… can be an exhaustive list of ways to become a part of something

Become part of the Daily Wisdom

  1. Walk with the Contributed focus from the Wisdom of Others who walk
  2. Contribute something from your experience to keep the program going
  3. Partner, collaborate, grow, build and add to the world this year.
    Realize:
    • If you put it on Facebook, it will be appreciated as part of this collective wisdom. words, art, poems, expressions, programs, designs, tips, techniques, and more are ways to share your experiences. We all have experiences.
    • Realize how much more you learn, grow and become as a contributor
    • Just when you think you can’t, this experience shows what is possible.
    • Become part of something bigger, as an archival legacy of labyrinths
    • Share, add, give, offer, teach, facilitate, contribute are all words of growth.

The experience is simple and begins today with your walk, experience and sharing. It is surprising how many want there sharing to be perfect, lose that idea and realize that every walk is what it is, each offers us something and every sharing is valuable and greatly appreciated for its unique wisdom.

The 365 Experience will be posted in the next week on the website, though daily an idea will be prompted in this daily blog. Get Excited!

 


day one 2019 imageJanuary 1
Beginnings

Walk with the idea today of the 364 other days that will follow. Consider what you might gain from a world walking buddy, being part of a world project, participating with others and what wisdom each might bring.

Walk with it • Share your experience


 

Looking forward to another year of fantastic experiences. Realize if each shared only once this year, there would be quite a lot of wisdom to learn from in how, why, what, where, with who and when we use and appreciate the labyrinth!

Lynda Tourloukis
Feel free to share your thoughts, ideas and questions. I look forward to cheering your experiences!
Lynda Tourloukis
365 Experience Coordinator and Designer
Questions:   365Experience@labyrinthsociety.org

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Clever Competencies

Day 362  December 28
In The Year of Honest Living
In The Quarter of: Contribution
In The Month of: Honest Gifts

Segment Five: Skills
Days 359-364

Completeness in Competency

Image of Star Labyrinth for Segment 5 of Skills.Born to grow, its how we understand what we are capable, whether gifted with natural talents or skilled in interest and practice. We continue growing throughout our life and in everyday as we are open, willing and ready to realize and acknowledge that there is always something new to learn and that it keeps us fluid and adaptable in our environs.

Core competencies are explored in our formal education and continue through our professional careers. They essentially assist us in becoming both effective at what we do, by our understanding and applications that are effective. We learn to appreciate the complexity of life in a way that acknowledges whats necessary and moves us into a profound simplicity instead of confusion. 

The walk of the labyrinth is a tool for these efficient and effective strategies to awaken, offer information, offer us variety in the ways to apply them and help us offer and useful skills for useful reasoning. It becomes a tool that dispels and debunks what is not relevant and endorses and engages with what is. 

Our walks and explorations each month have offered perspectives from definition and personalization for understanding, to creativity, exploration and discovery. There are so many pathways that open new levels of appreciation into the metaphors and messages that we receive in our applications of a walk, that a year of daily experiences, is but a short time to discover.  


Daily Insights of this 362nd day…
Walk with the gifts of your areas of competency realized this year. 


December’s Focus

Image of the December 2018 Banner

Refresh, Renewal and Redesigns of Your Year

31 daily walks. ideas, topics and considerations for personal appreciation to professional sharing will be focused in this month utilizing six five-star labyrinths and a summary day to encompass what the magnitude of what has been discovered this year and bring it forward as gifts realized in the ways we gave to ourselves and others and received for ourselves and others. Following the five pointed star labyrinth this month in five points:

  1. Follow along Daily or as often as you can
  2. Consider what you have created or developed this year in regard to honest abilities
  3. Reflect on the five day segment focuses throughout the month with those abilities
  4. Review, journal, create or develop your own reflection in a daily experience
  5. Share your experience and add to the Daily Wisdom of the 365 Experience

Review the Gifts in Five Day Segments:

    • Giving to ourselves as well as what we give to others is a reminder of what we do possess in gifts, capacity, ability, skills, and talent that bring us fulfillment. The first five days will focus on what has been developed in this year and what it gave.
    • Inspiration in the inner motivation we possess, the focus of looking back at our discoveries to notice over the next five days about what inspired our capabilities into actionable realizations will be a great topic to select meaningful moments this year.
    • Fortitude in the courage, resilience and mettle that have risen this year when in consideration of the ways we understand, use, and apply the labyrinth and relate it to ourselves either personally or professionally, the next five days will be reflective.
    • Talent is something everyone possesses, discovering natural gifts using the labyrinth in a variety of ways reveals depth of talent to reconsider and perhaps discover something new over the following five days.
    • Skill is learned, developed, and practiced through desire and the more we can apply it in various ways, the more we comprehend with new levels of learning. The last five days will be an opportunity to renew, remember and redesign skills.

Consider the weekly and daily focus presented this month in review and rediscover through the many ways you have used or ideas below that you can use the labyrinth with:

• Personal Walk
• Group Walk, Program, Workshop, Education, etc.
• Designs, Artwork, illustrations, photos of labyrinth you walked, etc.
• Building concepts, tips, techniques, design ideas, etc.
• Personal Development, Guidance, Growth orientation, etc
• Writing, poetry, creations, installations, etc.
• Learn something new about yourself, others or the labyrinth this month.

Questions:   365Experience@labyrinthsociety.org

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A Week of Blessings

Day 334  November 30
In The Year of Honest Living
In The Quarter of: Contribution
In The Month of: Grateful Pathways

Week Four: Counting Your Blessings

In this vast week of blessings, appreciation for the eye opening explorations to see more blessings in more places has magnified the experience of gratitude. Finding the great and full nature of the labyrinth’s ample design for discoveries, inquiries, investigations and experiments into body, mind and soul provided more comprehensive understanding of a thankful nature. The combination of the labyrinth experience and gratitude has evidenced and generated a positive far reaching experiential education of gratitude in the blessings it has provided. 

The Blessings Labyrinth by TheAmusedMuse.comA Week of Blessings

The seven paths of the Blessing Labyrinth have offered copious benefits, education, insights and results that are inexhaustible in the profuse benefits of gratitude blessings. 

Path One – Beyond what we may know, the exploration that is outside the normal can be walked to realize a normal existence and a more natural inquisitive one.  

Path Two – Lessons are a continual source of learning, affirming, realizing and recognizing ourselves and our environs for their blessings. Rediscover the path today.

Path Three – Embracing an experience is to fully appreciate the experiential nature of both the blessings of the labyrinth and the labyrinth of blessings provided. Refresh your path today with the week’s memorable day.

Path Four – Savoring the experience furthers the understanding and appreciation that multiply the benefits of the blessings received.Review the savory path.

Path Five – Sharing becomes the ultimate in contribution from a learned and knowing place that is experientially aware and present to purposeful and usefulness that blessings provide. Reflect on your sharing pathway.

Path Six – Actionable Orientations and the combined collective of the suffix of ING  offered an exemplary and comprehensive experience path to reconstruct today.

Path Seven – Surplus describes the enormity of the results of gratitude in the blessings that have a way of showing us the relative preponderance we may become a part of when in step with giving and receiving the review of blessings.  

A summary walk of all will infuse a plethora of gratitude.

** The design of this labyrinth used the seven days for seven paths, navigating four quadrants while taking in four of the qualities of blessings and spiraling into the remaining three to concentrate the abundance that walking with blessings provide for an intense immersion of all things blessed by theamusedmuse.com


Daily Insights : On the first path of Appreciation in this 334th day…
Walk in the fullness of a week of counting blessings to realize what you walk away with.


November’s Focus

Banner Image of Grateful Pathways for November 365 Experiences

Week Four Focus: Blessings

In discovering the elements of gratitude, thanks is an expression we use to communicate our sense of what we hold gratitude for. Explore the ways Appreciation is felt this week on the labyrinth in daily walks, group facilitation, program creation, offerings, artwork, illustration and design, building canvas or permanent designs, books written or poetry created. However you find thanks as the path, on the path or of the path you are on… how is it expressed?

    • Personal: consider the ways of your own personal adventures and use.
    • Associations: contemplate the ways of use with friends, family, and relationships or other acquaintances.
    • Environs: realize the community uses, organizations, landscapes encountered.
    • Global: imagine the ways that what you do reaches others in the world environs.

Share and become part of history and her story…

Consider the topic with the ways you currently use the labyrinth for self or sharing with others:

• Personal Walk
• Group Walk, Program, Workshop, Education, etc.
• Designs, Artwork, illustrations, photos of labyrinth you walked, etc.
• Building concepts, tips, techniques, design ideas, etc.
• Personal Development, Guidance, Growth orientation, etc
• Writing, poetry, creations, installations, etc.
• Learn something new about yourself, others or the labyrinth this month.

Questions:   365Experience@labyrinthsociety.org

 


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Saturday
December 15th
NOON PST

Be curious, join the conversation and share your experiences of the first two weeks in the month of thanks and appreciative gratitude.

Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you have discovered in the first half of the month, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what may bring morel insight into the second half of the month with a labyrinth connection and a greater perspective in our year of living honestly.

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Savor

Day 330  November 26
In The Year of Honest Living
In The Quarter of: Contribution
In The Month of: Grateful Pathways

Week Four: Counting Your Blessings

 The bountiful abundant nature of blessings suggests that there is always enough and ready on demand for the asking. Being able to see, accept, open and realize their prosperous nature is found in the regular elevation of practice and use. Like anything we want to know better, application offers us opportunities. It is like an investment in wonderful. Believing to behold is important, so adding a familiar effect can be helpful to our practice and process. 

Savoring what blessings offer us is to linger on the feeling of them a little longer as if to absorb the fullness of the sensation experienced. As we walk the labyrinth, it is similar to finding a spot to appreciate the moments occurring. Let the value sit in common hours with you and marinate the meaning for a fuller blessing experience.

The savory path of the blessings labyrinth by theamusedmuse.comThe Fourth Blessing: Savor

In steps and stages one meanders through the experience of the labyrinth. When embracing our natural abilities and sensory skills, we can open to the greater education of feeling movement orientation within our body as it is explored from footstep to the glide of our stride. Each motion has an impact on our thoughts, emotions, bodily function with a quiet internal function that says yes to the way we move or redirects us with purposeful intentions of learning. 

In the surrender that we may enjoy, we can be alive to the blessings of support, sustenance, and shaping of our experience and more, in a way that allows the experience to open to the sensation of what is offered in a complete sense that can allow the subtle senses to assimilate the flavor of what we savor.

 


Daily Insights : On the first path of Appreciation in this 330th day…
Savor the sensory moments of your walking experience today.


November’s Focus

Banner Image of Grateful Pathways for November 365 Experiences

Week Four Focus: Blessings

In discovering the elements of gratitude, thanks is an expression we use to communicate our sense of what we hold gratitude for. Explore the ways Appreciation is felt this week on the labyrinth in daily walks, group facilitation, program creation, offerings, artwork, illustration and design, building canvas or permanent designs, books written or poetry created. However you find thanks as the path, on the path or of the path you are on… how is it expressed?

    • Personal: consider the ways of your own personal adventures and use.
    • Associations: contemplate the ways of use with friends, family, and relationships or other acquaintances.
    • Environs: realize the community uses, organizations, landscapes encountered.
    • Global: imagine the ways that what you do reaches others in the world environs.

Share and become part of history and her story…

Consider the topic with the ways you currently use the labyrinth for self or sharing with others:

• Personal Walk
• Group Walk, Program, Workshop, Education, etc.
• Designs, Artwork, illustrations, photos of labyrinth you walked, etc.
• Building concepts, tips, techniques, design ideas, etc.
• Personal Development, Guidance, Growth orientation, etc
• Writing, poetry, creations, installations, etc.
• Learn something new about yourself, others or the labyrinth this month.

Questions:   365Experience@labyrinthsociety.org

 


Mid Month Dialogues November 15thJoin the -NEXT -Mid Month Dialogues
Saturday
December 15th
NOON PST

Be curious, join the conversation and share your experiences of the first two weeks in the month of thanks and appreciative gratitude.

Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you have discovered in the first half of the month, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what may bring morel insight into the second half of the month with a labyrinth connection and a greater perspective in our year of living honestly.

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Hallowed

Day 304  October 31
In The Year of Honest Living
In The Quarter of: Contribution
In The Month of: Message, Metaphor and Magic

labyrinth overshadowed in purple twilight with metaphor of hallowed by TheAmusedMuse.com

Topic: Hallowed

At our core essence we are all hallow travelers on a journey of giving and receiving.


The  Message:

On this day that brings All Hallow Even, a shortening of Halloween, or the time of Hallow tide. Hallow is a reverent term for saint, holy, sacred or veneration.  The costumes and gaiety of the consumer holiday, may appear to  remove the significance of a sacred walk on the labyrinth and turn the reverence to a dark foreboding psychological thriller or a mere whiff of whimsical festivity. All purposes provide meaning and what we bring to the path can eventually lead to curiosity and offer education, tradition, ritual and reverence to a time where death is not such a mystery and is a natural part of living.

We might hold more sacred, the time in between our celebrated beginnings of life and the respectful closure of our departing. As the completion of this book finds an end we may appreciate more knowing, learning from our engagement or bittersweet in our steps of closure, yet the next step in this life or another can be reverent.

The Magic: 

Step into a realm of creating a hallowed experience of what is sacred and reverent for all souls that have meant much. Walk with realization of what has been gained in the exchange of offering and receiving.

 


Daily Insights : On this 304th day…
Appreciate the sacred time of your walk, the reverence of feeling in your steps and the celebration of life in your heart as you walk in the world of the everyday magical experiences and the entertaining magical mysteries available on this day.


October’s FocusBanner Image Year of Honest Living October 2018

Use Today’s Topic Above

  1. Walk the Labyrinth with the topic in mind of how it relates to the labyrinth.
  2. Share a message, metaphor or magical experience that occurred with the topic in the walk.
    • Message: Story, Information, related poem, image, design, tip, program, walk, etc.
    • Metaphor: Statement and brevity of the meaning discovered.
    • Magic: The unknown that became known in the experience of the walk.
  3. Choose one of the above, or all three to experience, explore and share.
  4. Title it, add identification and your location and share your experience  as part of the
    Labyrinth Society Wisdom Archive.
  5. Consider the topic with the ways you currently use the labyrinth for self or sharing with others:

• Personal Walk
• Group Walk, Program, Workshop, Education, etc.
• Designs, Artwork, illustrations, photos of labyrinth you walked, etc.
• Building concepts, tips, techniques, design ideas, etc.
• Personal Development, Guidance, Growth orientation, etc
• Writing, poetry, creations, installations, etc.
• Learn something new about yourself, others or the labyrinth this month.

Questions:   365Experience@labyrinthsociety.org

 


Mid Month Dialogues November 15thJoin the -NEXT -Mid Month Dialogues
Thursday
November 15th
NOON PST

Be curious, join the conversation and share your experiences of the first two weeks in the month of thanks and appreciative gratitude.

Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you have discovered in the first half of the month, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what may bring morel insight into the second half of the month with a labyrinth connection and a greater perspective in our year of living honestly.

 Call connection Information

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Reuniting with Well Being

Day 237 August 25
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Application
In The Month of: States of Being United

image of the labyrinth at Betty Ford Foundation

The labyrinth at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in St. Paul, MN  Photo Credits: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Minnesota is home to a larger number of labyrinths for a variety of purposes all uniting under the guidance of the Minnesota Labyrinth Network. The latter is a group of enthusiasts who actively pursue education and environment of the labyrinth to bring people together for a common purpose. They hold gatherings, support and provide resource for the group’s interest.

The labyrinth at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation resides at the St. Paul location, pictured above. It is used in a variety of programs to bring individuals in connection with their well being and personal development. Whether it is an  addiction of any kind, their are a variety of ways the foundation serves to provide education, awareness and insight  in the incorporation of the labyrinth. The 12 step programs, events and workshop classes and programs provide for an education with the labyrinth for patient participants, family members, children, staff and continuation programs.

image of the Minnesota state shaped as labyrinthThe labyrinth unites individuals with their own recovery and return to wellness with great support, resource and active engagement. It is a natural success tool for individuals who seek to discover and reunite with wellbeing and personal growth.

There are many Betty Ford locations across the United States and those that utilize the labyrinth have the opportunity to incorporate it with ease in programs that are used nationwide.

 

 


Daily Insights : On this 237th day…
Explore and expand in the steps you take to remember, reconnect, rejuvenate and recover to reunite with your honest and natural sense of wellness and well being.


 

Building Paths of United Insights
US Interactive Map Progress

Based on what is sent in this month, we will track our travel process across the United States to create a labyrinth or a maze? Help us to direct our focus with unique labyrinths, locations and information each day that will diagram a path that unites us. Link to our United Path for August

 


States of United August Focus Banner Image
Opportunities for August

As we traveled the globe in search of exploration and returned with an abundance of realizing the consecutive connectives of the world in June and July, we touched the mere surface of our planet through the eyes of the labyrinth.  In the month of August, we continue the explorative nature looking for what insight brings us to unite. It can be a  discovery of the united purpose that we connect with others, or in the way we bring who we are with what we can and want to do.  What August brings is a focus of how the labyrinth brings state of being united, within ourselves within the United States. Send along the labyrinths, programs, art, and offerings within the United States that you feel best represents this for daily postings. 

  1. What Unites
    Reach out and share the unique labyrinths in this month within the United States that serve to unite. We look for the unique design, interesting purpose, connected message, in the labyrinth or in the ways we share with others in message or program, art, design and education applied. Share your ideas, programs, purpose images and experiences at the 365 Experience on the TLS website providing some detail of why you design, share, create, build or simply walk, who benefits and how it helps us unite. Personal insight or National perspectives are welcome.
  2. What brings Insight
    As we take each day of the 31 available in August exploring what brings us insight with our selves or as a nation through the paths of the Labyrinth.  This quarter focuses on the ways we apply the insight we gain and as we are united with our own insights, may we use them as well in a way that unites us personally and also purposefully with others as a nation united.
  3. Join the online  Mid Month Dialogues Call on Friday August 15th at NOON PST
    Be curious, research and share what you know of unique United States labyrinths, the people, the programs, the designs, the resources or simply the desires in the first half of the month and apply something that you find unique to your own life walk. Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you discovered, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what unites us with more impactful insight that brings our labyrinth connection in line with greater perspective in our year of living honestly.   Call connection Information
  4.  Share your Ideas, images, designs and add to the wisdom of the Labyrinth Society
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Uniting of Mind, Body and Soul

Day 228  August 16
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Application
In The Month of: States of Being United

the labyrinth image at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico

One of the labyrinths at Ghost Ranch in Albiqui, New Mexico. Photo Credits: Jeanie Griffin

The labyrinths of the Southwest have their own flavor and expression that captivates what is natural and cultivates what is available. The labyrinth at Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center in Albiqui, New Mexico at the edge of Carson National Forest north of Santa Fe and just west of Taos, is another supreme example of natural use for natural use.

State of New Mexico as a labyrinthAs the center is designed for life education, the labyrinth is appropriately placed and used for adaptation and in reflection of many life lessons that come when educating with the wonders found in the Southwestern climate. The bond of education and environment are a magnificent force of reckoning in this setting.

The Bonding of soul with mind and body is the purpose of the experiences at the center, and so very similar to the purpose of the labyrinth…and vice versa.

 


Daily Insights : On this 228th day…
Explore in your steps on the path today, the ways in which your body alerts your mind and your soul alerts both.

 

Building Paths of United Insights
US Interactive Map Progress

Based on what is sent in this month, we will track our travel process across the United States to create a labyrinth or a maze? Help us to direct our focus with unique labyrinths, locations and information each day that will diagram a path that unites us. Link to our United Path for August

 


States of United August Focus Banner Image
Opportunities for August

As we traveled the globe in search of exploration and returned with an abundance of realizing the consecutive connectives of the world in June and July, we touched the mere surface of our planet through the eyes of the labyrinth.  In the month of August, we continue the explorative nature looking for what insight brings us to unite. It can be a  discovery of the united purpose that we connect with others, or in the way we bring who we are with what we can and want to do.  What August brings is a focus of how the labyrinth brings state of being united, within ourselves within the United States. Send along the labyrinths, programs, art, and offerings within the United States that you feel best represents this for daily postings. 

  1. What Unites
    Reach out and share the unique labyrinths in this month within the United States that serve to unite. We look for the unique design, interesting purpose, connected message, in the labyrinth or in the ways we share with others in message or program, art, design and education applied. Share your ideas, programs, purpose images and experiences at the 365 Experience on the TLS website providing some detail of why you design, share, create, build or simply walk, who benefits and how it helps us unite. Personal insight or National perspectives are welcome.
  2. What brings Insight
    As we take each day of the 31 available in August exploring what brings us insight with our selves or as a nation through the paths of the Labyrinth.  This quarter focuses on the ways we apply the insight we gain and as we are united with our own insights, may we use them as well in a way that unites us personally and also purposefully with others as a nation united.
  3. Join the online  Mid Month Dialogues Call on Friday August 15th at NOON PST
    Be curious, research and share what you know of unique United States labyrinths, the people, the programs, the designs, the resources or simply the desires in the first half of the month and apply something that you find unique to your own life walk. Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you discovered, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what unites us with more impactful insight that brings our labyrinth connection in line with greater perspective in our year of living honestly.   Call connection Information
  4.  Share your Ideas, images, designs and add to the wisdom of the Labyrinth Society
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People Working with People

Day 226  August 14
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Application
In The Month of: States of Being United

image of the Bart Rea Learning Circle in Wyoming

The Bart Rea Learning Circle in Casper, Wyoming. Photo Credit: West Winds Magazine

Of the many things we can do with the labyrinth, sharing it with an insight into how people live is one of the best ways for others to understand its purpose and practical uses to enhance the quality of life.  The Bart Rea Learning Circle is a wonderful example of utilizing the fullness of the labyrinth in a variety of educational practices that teach about alternative methods of health and improved well being. A group of individuals gather regularly to offer Yoga on the labyrinth, Stories on the labyrinth, Dances, Parades, Meditations, ceremonies and more.

image of the labyrinth in use in WyomingThey embrace the culture of the labyrinth and together have grown interest by integrating the labyrinth into everything they do to promote wellness. This is unity in action for a better world. People working with people to provide for other people. Classes are provided every week and local events are incorporated on the labyrinth.

State of Wyoming as a labyrinthIn the state of uniting people with purpose, Wyoming has a passion  for sharing and caring. Find out more


Daily Insights : On this 226th day…
Explore the many things you already to with the labyrinth in a variety of ways in your walk today and consider adding anything that adds to your development and desire.


Building Paths of United Insights
US Interactive Map Progress

Based on what is sent in this month, we will track our travel process across the United States to create a labyrinth or a maze? Help us to direct our focus with unique labyrinths, locations and information each day that will diagram a path that unites us. Link to our United Path for August

 


States of United August Focus Banner Image
Opportunities for August

As we traveled the globe in search of exploration and returned with an abundance of realizing the consecutive connectives of the world in June and July, we touched the mere surface of our planet through the eyes of the labyrinth.  In the month of August, we continue the explorative nature looking for what insight brings us to unite. It can be a  discovery of the united purpose that we connect with others, or in the way we bring who we are with what we can and want to do.  What August brings is a focus of how the labyrinth brings state of being united, within ourselves within the United States. Send along the labyrinths, programs, art, and offerings within the United States that you feel best represents this for daily postings. 

  1. What Unites
    Reach out and share the unique labyrinths in this month within the United States that serve to unite. We look for the unique design, interesting purpose, connected message, in the labyrinth or in the ways we share with others in message or program, art, design and education applied. Share your ideas, programs, purpose images and experiences at the 365 Experience on the TLS website providing some detail of why you design, share, create, build or simply walk, who benefits and how it helps us unite. Personal insight or National perspectives are welcome.
  2. What brings Insight
    As we take each day of the 31 available in August exploring what brings us insight with our selves or as a nation through the paths of the Labyrinth.  This quarter focuses on the ways we apply the insight we gain and as we are united with our own insights, may we use them as well in a way that unites us personally and also purposefully with others as a nation united.
  3. Join the online  Mid Month Dialogues Call on Friday August 15th at NOON PST
    Be curious, research and share what you know of unique United States labyrinths, the people, the programs, the designs, the resources or simply the desires in the first half of the month and apply something that you find unique to your own life walk. Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you discovered, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what unites us with more impactful insight that brings our labyrinth connection in line with greater perspective in our year of living honestly.   Call connection Information
  4.  Share your Ideas, images, designs and add to the wisdom of the Labyrinth Society
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Dual Devotion Memorials

Day 222  August 10
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Application
In The Month of: States of Being United

The image of the Memorial labyrinth of Goodland, KS

A memorial labyrinth in Goodland, Kansas. Photo Credits: First Christian Church

When a labyrinth is designed in memorial, it typically stems from the interest of the labyrinth from the individual being memorialized or by the family and/or community that want to create a way to acknowledge the individual for their contributions with a way to continue to also service the community. In this united purpose, the labyrinth is a dual devotion that continues to be an education of life, while it yields to a sacred space to remember and reengage with a walk.

The state of Kansas with labyrinth designHaving traveled through Kansas a few times as well from border to border, it is reminiscent of Nebraska with a straightforward drive of flat plains that seem at time, endless. I observed that there are few labyrinths that span the state of Kansas, rather the majority are found nearer the Eastern border of the state spreading out Wichita and from the Kansas City area of Missouri. There are a few scattered in various locations that make finding them a feeling of good fortune and a happy surprise.  The labyrinth at First Christian Church  in Goodland, Kansas is one of those surprise finds, as it sits nearest the Colorado border in the northern part of the state.

This labyrinth was created and dedicated as a memorial to Marlin and Yvonne Musil who lived, contributed and loved their community. Their love lives on when people join together in a walk or in the simple steps of one who invites themselves to a solo walk, appreciative that the labyrinth exists because of another’s gift of service, friendship and community.


Daily Insights : On this 222nd day…
Explore the contributions you have made in the world that can be a legacy or part of one that speaks to what your greater abilities have been in your walk today



Building Paths of United Insights

US Interactive Map Progress

Based on what is sent in this month, we will track our travel process across the United States to create a labyrinth or a maze? Help us to direct our focus with unique labyrinths, locations and information each day that will diagram a path that unites us. Link to our United Path for August

 


States of United August Focus Banner Image
Opportunities for August

As we traveled the globe in search of exploration and returned with an abundance of realizing the consecutive connectives of the world in June and July, we touched the mere surface of our planet through the eyes of the labyrinth.  In the month of August, we continue the explorative nature looking for what insight brings us to unite. It can be a  discovery of the united purpose that we connect with others, or in the way we bring who we are with what we can and want to do.  What August brings is a focus of how the labyrinth brings state of being united, within ourselves within the United States. Send along the labyrinths, programs, art, and offerings within the United States that you feel best represents this for daily postings. 

  1. What Unites
    Reach out and share the unique labyrinths in this month within the United States that serve to unite. We look for the unique design, interesting purpose, connected message, in the labyrinth or in the ways we share with others in message or program, art, design and education applied. Share your ideas, programs, purpose images and experiences at the 365 Experience on the TLS website providing some detail of why you design, share, create, build or simply walk, who benefits and how it helps us unite. Personal insight or National perspectives are welcome.

  2. What brings Insight
    As we take each day of the 31 available in August exploring what brings us insight with our selves or as a nation through the paths of the Labyrinth.  This quarter focuses on the ways we apply the insight we gain and as we are united with our own insights, may we use them as well in a way that unites us personally and also purposefully with others as a nation united.
  3. Join the online  Mid Month Dialogues Call on Friday August 15th at NOON PST
    Be curious, research and share what you know of unique United States labyrinths, the people, the programs, the designs, the resources or simply the desires in the first half of the month and apply something that you find unique to your own life walk. Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you discovered, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with a greater appreciation of what unites us with more impactful insight that brings our labyrinth connection in line with greater perspective in our year of living honestly.   Call connection Information
  4.  Share your Ideas, images, designs and add to the wisdom of the Labyrinth Society
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Around the Next Turn in Estonia

Day 175:  June 24
In The Year of Living Honestly
In The Quarter of: Education
In The Month of: Exploration

Red stone labyrinth of St. Mary's Church in Otappa, Estonia

The church labyrinth of Otepää in Estoni . Photo Credits: VisitEstonia.com

There are a small number of stone labyrinths found on the coastal areas of Estonia’s northern border that bear a similar history of purpose as the ones in Sweden, though trekking to the southern part of this country into holy ground, the labyrinth at Otepää is found at St. Mary’s Church and invites a regular walk for spiritual balance.

The brick laid labyrinth of Jaii Farm in Estonia

One of the many labyrinths at Viia Jaani Farm in Estonia Photo Credits: Visitestonia.com

In the lower eastern area of Estonia is the Viia Jaani Farm that celebrates the human condition with sounds and healing offerings. It is also the host of the esoteric Labyrinth festival.

When exploring, a new find is often just around the corner and when fully invested new perspectives and dimensions can expand our understanding and evolve our education. That is what this year long experience is all about. When we grow what we know we evolve our own conditioned existence and step into something that provides us with insight, education and new ways to apply our understanding.

On this 175th day…
Explore what might be just around the corner from your discovery on the labyrinth today, what might expand what you understand?

 

Interactive Map Progress
A great Interactive experience this month will include a google map to track where we have been and what labyrinths you submit. Lets see if we can make a labyrinth pathway out of the month of travels based on the locations offered.  We began in Portland, Oregon…. Click here to watch the progress grow this month!

 


June Banner 2018 TLS 365 Experience World Wide Wonder

Welcome June

Our exploration this month is to discover the World Wide Wow in the unique and innovative labyrinth designs world wide that inspire us to move beyond the everyday and give us a larger labyrinthic look at what our path can truly provide. From the idea of living outside your box to simply doing something different everyday, allow this journey of June to educate you and your relationship to life with the labyrinth. We’e taking a global course in Labyrinthing!

  1. Get Global….Explore the World
    Investigate the world wonders of labyrinth design that are unique and different. From the permanent structures that are built to the canvas portable unique designs or the finger labyrinths that inspire a different walk, share the images at the 365 Experience on the TLS website and provide some detail and share your thoughts. Note how these designs are  outside the box of traditional design and how they might take us outside the design we’ve been living in.  They can be quite diverse or small simple adjustments that make it different too.
  2. Act Local…. Bring the World to you
    Let your walks, programs, designs, creations and simple enthusiasm be inspired by what the world offers us with fresh ways to create new experiences in the 30 days of this month. If it is doing something different each day, walking a new labyrinth, designing, researching or some new way to share, do it then share it with us! By becoming acquainted with the unique labyrinths of the world, we can be inspired as to why they are different, how they serve and what they offer on the same path we walk on in our home or local community area.
  3. Join the online  Mid Month Dialogues Call on Friday June 15th at 2pmPST
    Be curious, research and share what you know of unique world labyrinths in the first half of the month and apply something that you find unique to your own life walk. Join us on the Mid Month Dialogues to share what you discovered, ask questions and hear from others about what they explored and discovered. Be inspired with an insight to complete the month with and make June a true world Journey.  Call connection Information
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