Allowing Susurrus

Several participants in the New Bo Books-CSPS Labyrinth Walk have shared with me individually their experiences and one took time to write about her’s.  And, always I am humbled and gratified that people connect so deeply and share compassionately.

At certain places some felt a stirring or “knew” or heard an answer. Others felt tears come without really understanding the source, but were “OK” with the tears.  “It is a safe place.” The peace that others felt calmed the memories of past events.

The teamwork that the five of us used warms me.  Humor, flexibility, support…each of us moving in a similar direction but at different places along the path.  Compatible. Just a gentle flow.

One participant wrote: “Thank you so much for the labyrinth workshop at New Bo Books/CSPS on Sunday evening.  It was better than I could have hoped.  I walked a labyrinth several years ago in Minnesota, but we were not prepared, so I spent muy walk listening to the cricks in my neck and wondering what to expect. This time, thanks to your presentation(s) and my mind set, I was ready to listen. Since walking the labyrinth I have found myself frequently in tears.  One of the things I heard on Sunday was, “I am strong enough to do the thing I was born to do.”  I am hoping that “thing” is writing, but now I must find within myself the courage to write.  Sometimes the mere thought of it makes me break down.  But, I ‘m on my way.  Thank you for setting me into motion!…My journey is just beginning.”

This is so heartwarming – that we five chose to create and hold space and allow a safe place for people to interact with their higher selves, to discern the answers within.  And, then follow through.  An honor to hold open a door, crack a window and allow.

This is where I am to “be.”

About marionpatterson

From the Heartland: Marion is a master educator, writer, Veriditas Trained and Certified Labyrinth Facilitator, a member of the Veriditas Council, creator and workshop promoter, and environmental educator. A Holy Fire II Usui and Holy Fire II Karuna Reiki Master Teacher, Healing Touch Spiritual Ministries Certified Practitioner (HTSM-CP), Advanced Integrated Energy Therapy practitioner she seeks to connect with others in their knowledge and spiritual quests. She leads Healing Talking Circles using the principles embraced by indigenous populations and in Restorative Justice Circles. She and her husband, Rich, co-own Winding Pathways LLC and live in Eastern Iowa. "Encouraging people to create wondrous yards." Go outside and Play!
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