In 2009, a permanent labyrinth was installed on campus. As far as we know, it was the first in the country. Many used it and found its pathway a supportive environment for prayer.
In 2010, after a permit was granted for the construction of a new seminary building, the labyrinth had to be taken up to make way for water tank that was needed for the project. A vision for an even more permanent labyrinth, one that wouldn’t be able to be removed if land was needed for another purpose, began to form. What if an in-floor prayer labyrinth could be placed in part of the 5th floor chapel and multipurpose room?
In late 2011, the decision was made; a new labyrinth would be installed! Since coming back in January, we have met with stone merchants and engineers to discuss the dimensions,
and materials for the labyrinth.
Next week, construction of this labyrinth will begin. The team here is very excited. We would appreciate your prayers for this project.
Question for reflection: What spiritual tools could you share with those who are seeking to know and love God better?
Prayer: God, bless this pathway of prayer. Bless those who build it and those who come to pray on it. May its pathway lead us all, step by step, closer to You, the Center of All.
Scriptural Touchstone: Isaiah 30:18, 21
Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you; therefore God will rise up to show mercy to you.
For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.
…and when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left, your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying,
“This is the way; walk in it.”