Unity Way Church Labyrinth
Always follow the leading of the Inner Light.
It leads you safely and surely into all the things
Which are for your highest good and blesses you
Always with peace, joy and true success.
— Myrtle Fillmore, Co-Founder of Unity Way Church
A labyrinth is one of the oldest contemplative and transformational tools. Labyrinths have been used for centuries for prayer, ritual, initiation and personal and spiritual growth. They have one well-defined path that leads us into the center and back out again. They are unicursal (one way in and one way out) path. There are no tricks or dead ends and no intersecting paths that one finds in a maze. No matter where you are in the labyrinth’s coherent circuits, you can always see the center.
Labyrinths have been found all over the world and in many cultures. The most famous of those still remaining was constructed in 1220 C.E. at Chartres Cathedral near Paris, France. This labyrinth served as a substitute for an actual pilgrimage to Jerusalem at a time when it was considered too dangerous and too distant a journey for most people.
Our Unity Way Labyrinth was born of a vision to create a meditation garden. Our labyrinth is unique in that there is a tree in the center rosette. There may be only two other labyrinths in the world that have one. This tree had survived in the middle of this field without any care and attention for many years. To us, it represents a “Tree of Life” that survives and thrives in the sacred center of our being.
We invite you to walk our Labyrinth and to spend some time in quiet solitude or meditation in our garden.
Unity Way Church Labyrinth was dedicated October 17, 2010.