Posts Tagged With: Inspiration

Chapters of Inspiration

TLS 365 Experience #258
November 13, 2017

We might never know who we affect when we share the stories and experiences of the labyrinth and it isn’t really important to know, more to share and grow in what we know by doing so. Sometimes, we do get a glimpse of the difference it makes when we share.

A client who was curious about the labyrinth, met me on a quiet local labyrinth and found that was where she wanted to grow in our time together, so we met regularly and used the labyrinth in our understanding as its location offered a place of refuge where we were undisturbed. Over the time together, many ideas were raised and issues resolved. I could see how the results of the walks played into our sessions regularly. As she moved successfully into her own steps in life, guided by her own resilience and understanding, I would receive messages from time to time about success moments, though not much about the labyrinth or if she still used it.

So it was both surprising and delightful to hear from her in depth, learning how she had enjoyed the labyrinth in our sessions but fallen away from regular use in her daily life. It wasn’t until she began writing and fell into a slump that she remembered one of our technique’s and by using it, found herself back out on the labyrinth. As she walked, the last three chapters for her book were revealed. Even greater,  she realized now the depth of some of our earlier work and how the labyrinth was much more than a tool for coping and has since found inspiration a way to walk.

Today’s Experience submitted by:
G. Cassidy, Life Coach, Labyrinth Facilitator
Illinois


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Bonafide Fun

TLS 365 Experience #245
October 31, 2017

The Labyrinth of Chicken Bones, Cobwebs and things that Go Bump in the night... LAT2010It’s always fun to work with kids, they have wonderful imaginations and I often find their creativity inspiring as it is playful, limitless and speaks to their truth.  As Halloween approached I asked a teacher to gather chicken bones and secured more at the local butcher shop during the month. Chicken bones tend to be small so work well in the building of labyrinth in pieces. The teacher brought the kids into our nearby center for an afternoon of discovery with the idea of appreciating the imagination and inspiration and in a world that can be unnerving for kids;  finding the fun of tethering on the edge of the unknown.

On dark table tops the illuminated circles brought light to work with as the kids played a game in teams and got to pick out the bones from a bucket as they guessed correctly. We played a variety of games with the bones and part of the fun of the day was in building a labyrinth with them.taking away the myth and the monster to add magic and meaning.

Today’s Experience submitted by:
Lynda Tourloukis, TLS 365 Experience Coordinator
Illinois & Nevada


The TLS 365 Experience: A Cycle of Giving & Receiving

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The Voice of the Labyrinth

TLS 365 Experience #229
October 15, 2017

Expressions on the labyrinth, a voice for the labyrinth. LAT2012Having painted the outline of a classical design onto a canvas cloth for a walk, I had intended to add other features after the walk completed. There was much in release and discovery in this walk that was offered and participants in the walk asked if they could inscribe their thoughts on the labyrinth.

It seemed like a good idea and though not what had been planned or considered for this labyrinth, it felt right to allow. People wrote messages of hope and inspiration. There was encouragement and truth and a heart that showed up in many places. Peace was a natural expression and the messages of the journey began to be inserted around the labyrinth.

Where I had ideas of what would be added to this, walking and allowing the process to unfold is a bigger and better teacher. Since that time of inscription, others have naturally been drawn to share something on this without being directed. This labyrinth has a voice and expressive quality and it allows what first came out of the experience to continue.

Today’s Experience submitted by:
L. Brunetti, Labyrinth Designer and Facilitator
Illinois


The TLS 365 Experience: A Cycle of Giving & Receiving

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https://labyrinthsociety.org/share-your-experience

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Walk of Prayer

TLS 365 Experience #210
September 26, 2017

Prayer hands LabyrinthBeing Present
Deepening Scripture
Spiritual Connection
Inner Communication
Guidance
Blessings
Hopes and Wishes
Well being
Listening
Chanting
Meditation
Divine Moments
Inspiration
Love

In what ever way prayer is invoked, There is a goodness in the asking and walking with our requests, moves the possibilities.

 

Today’s Experience submitted by:
G. Ursel, Labyrinth Enthusiast
Iowa


The TLS 365 Experience: A Cycle of Giving & Receiving

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Keep Walking

TLS 365 Experience #208
September 24, 2017

I walk the labyrinth for many reasons: to release the stresses of the day, to work out knotty problems, to gain insights and ideas, to relax, to share in community, to heal my heart when it is broken.

The most powerful times seem to happen when I am lost, when I feel that somehow I have lost my way or can’t find my “next step.” The labyrinth reminds me that we can’t always see very far ahead, but that is fine because we are always on the path. It tells me that sometimes we have to backtrack, that inspiration is always available, and that I can find my way.

I just have to keep walking. It reminds me that I have to listen to my heart, that it always knows. In the center, I get inspiration and new paths to explore. When I walk out, it is a new journey.

Today’s Experience submitted by:
Kay Whipple, TLS Board President
New York


The TLS 365 Experience: A Cycle of Giving & Receiving

1. Give
Share your own “Experience” and add to the wisdom:
https://labyrinthsociety.org/share-your-experience

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Blog: https://tls365experience.wordpress.com

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

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The Labyrinth Teaches

TLS 365 Experience # 33
April 2, 2017

Inspirations have usually been in the form of guidance or direction around a particular question that I’ve taken into the labyrinth – such as, should I do or not do a particular thing.

I’ve occasionally had a flash of inspiration about a smart way to do something that I might be planning, or a reminder / pointer to do something that I might forget that might otherwise not cross my mind.

Overall, these seem to relate to a state of being more fully mindful that I might usually be in my day-to-day dreamy state!

 

Today’s Experience Submitted by:
Clive Johnson, Reverend
Essex, UK

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Voices of Creativity

TLS 365 Experience #13
March 13, 2017

Highlighting the wealth of labyrinth creativeness and expertise around the world and the individuals engaged in interesting and unique labyrinth activities is an offering of the Labyrinth Society’s Podcast show.

Curiosity about others on the path and what draws their appreciation and inspires them to share their creativity satisfied a personal desire to share these wonderful stories in service.

It’s a creative vocalization of a path of purpose and passion.

 

Today’s Experience Submitted by:
Christiana Brinton,
TLS Podcast Show Coordinator
Oregon


The TLS 365 Experience:  A Cycle of Giving & Receiving

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