The labyrinth is a two-way path. The walk is interactive. Do what feel natural. Follow your own pace. If you lose your way, that’s OK. Think of it as metaphor. It is OK to pass and to be passed. You may want to stop, especially at the switch-back turns. When on the labyrinth, it is important to be considerate. In the center you may want to visit each of the pedals, you may sit or lie down, and can stay for as long as you wish. There is no right or wrong way to walk the labyrinth.
"I believe in the language of symbols, because they carry the power to transcend barriers, allowing us to travel beyond the barriers of culture, intellectual dogma, and ultimately personal identity." ... Juan Rosenfeldt
The labyrinth is a spiritual path to a sacred place. It can provide a way to peace and balance in your life. There is no wrong way to walk a labyrinth, walk the labyrinth pathway as you feel drawn to. Let the labyrinth guide you. As you come to the center, take the time to focus on your journey inwards, on your center. At the end of your journey out, see if there seems anything different. Come along and enjoy your sacred journey.
Davenport Indoor Temporary Garden Labyrinth National Trails Symposium. The 40-foot, 5-circuit pattern was designed by Jeff Saward, internationally renowned labyrinth scholar, creator, and curator of Labyrinthos: The Labyrinth Resource Centre and Photo Library and Archive.