Monthly Archives: March 2012

40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#32, 33

32. It reminds me of the Fibonacci Series.33. That is, the Golden Spiral around which everything’s created. Odd, I know, but here’s the story: Last year, these 40 Ways were created as Twitter posts, and you know all about the 140 … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#31

31. The Quiet Center is always there.It’s a funny thing. I get busy with pruning grape vines and mowing and checking fruit trees (there’s some weird white fuzzy stuff in my apple branches! What is that??) and mowing and planting the … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#30

30. It takes as long to return to the Real World as to find the Quiet Center.In my labyrinth (and most others, too) there are no walls, so you really could walk straight across all paths to reach the center … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#29

29. Sometimes it’s Just Perfect!Of course, it depends on how you define Perfect. Take today, for instance. It was about 60something degrees and cloudy, but the high, bright kind of clouds that I don’t mind at all. The grass is … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#28

28. Sometimes it’s cold and muddy. A while back, I mentioned that one half of the labyrinth is lower than the other. When it rains heavily enough, that half of the field gets pretty soggy. Twice in the years I’ve … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#27

27. Sometimes it’s hot and breathless. This past week, for instance. I can’t believe the weather we’ve been having! All winter was shockingly warm, then we had a bit of mildly cold weather in early March, and now summer has … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#26

26. It contains high spots and low spots. The labyrinth, when you look at it, seems pretty level. It’s approximately centered in a field of about half an acre, with maple trees along the road in front of it, and … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#25

25. You still can’t get lost, unless you leave the labyrinth entirely. From the labyrinth, (and this isn’t as good an analogy of real life as some of the other imagery we’ve shared) the center is always visible. So is … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#24

24. You can’t get lost. . . unless you’ve neglected maintenance. As we’ve discussed before, there is only one path in a labyrinth, and as long as you stay on it and don’t turn back, you’ll always reach the center. … Continue reading

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40 Ways My Labyrinth is Like My Life–#23

23. Animals love it. Birds come to the bowl of water at the west side of the center circle. They come at fruit time, too, and I don’t mind sharing a little. There’s at least one hole of some small … Continue reading

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